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When can you retire?

Max Heine John Turner of the Trucker's Accountant in Houston has been hearing lately from his owner-operator clients...

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News from the fleets

Marten increases per-mile pay Marten Transport increased settlement rates for owner-operators by 2 cents per mile on an already...

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Plan B

Commercial development projects with longer lead times are still keeping some truck operators busy. Even that sector is slowing down and...

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New products

Hybrid electric tractor The Peterbilt Model 335 hybrid electric tractor is for beverage and regional-haul deliveries that requi...

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Customizing for a new year

Brad Holthaus Publisher The economy might be in the dumps, but there's still more than a few well-appointed owner...

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Second time around

Gerald Rigby enjoys spending time with his customized motorcycle and Harley-Davidsons when he's at home. Gerald Ri...

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How To: Repair fabric upholstery

A 2-in. curved needle or a 33-gauge straight needle is essential for cab seats. Most experts rely on heavy duty upholstery thread or nyl...

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Industry news

Recorder rule to be broader The chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hinted the final electronic onboard re...

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Speak Out

Letters to the Editor The weak aren't only ones leaving trucking I am a faithful reader of Overdrive for many years. I have h...

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Cajun Cleanup

Highway construction projects are suffering from a lack of state funding due to lower fuel tax funding in recent months. ...

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