new year

Business trending better in 2015, operators say

Four in 10 readers believe 2015 holds better prospects than 2014 for their businesses.

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Happy new year!

The 2014 wrap-up video from the George & Wendy Show's George Parker. Happy new year!

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The year of the trucker

"The Chinese calendar has 2015 as the 'year of the sheep.' I don't know about you, but I'm not feeling it. I say we make 2015 'the year of the trucker.'"

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POLL: Owner-operators, will 2015 be better than 2014 for your business?

2014 is close to being in the books -- what's the outlook from where you're sitting for the new year?

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Roller-coaster into 2014: 2013, don’t let the door hit your tail on the way out!

We're sitting at the top, waiting for someone to drop a pygmy goat from the sky so we can disengage the brake and fly down the hill into 2014, and frankly, I can't wait to get there.

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VIDEO: The George and Wendy Show 2013 in pictures

A video look-back on 2013 put together by owner-operator George Parker for the George and Wendy Show YouTube channel.

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Humility, and lack thereof — more new-year notes

"Holy guacamole if I didn't slip up and put together the number one article of the year for the online version of Overdrive."...

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Preparing for a healthier year

Start the year right by making sure you are current on your health checkups. To make it easier to keep those resolutions of staying healthy, we made a list of the most important health screenings and when to get them. (Some may be covered in your regular DOT physicals.) Men: Individuals over the age of 34 should be checked for high cholesterol and heart disease every five years. Remember to get health checkups often to watch for ...

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Driving away from 2012

Wendy Parker's pictorial lookback in video over memorable moments from 2012 -- to ring in 2013. Happy new year!

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Year of interrupted sleep: 2012 in review, Part 3

September-December 2012 on the Channel 19 blog -- one operator reaches a milestone, amid ongoing industry conversation, weird-weird trucking news and .... Happy new year, drivers!

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