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Best seat in the house

(Left)Atlas seats from Sears Seating come in vinyl, Ultraleather, or a fabric called Mordura. (Right)Bostrom offers seats in vinyl, ...

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Act now to save on April 15

Per diem stays flat Nothing appears to be changing on the per diem for next year, says owner-operator accountant Doug Kozeny of ...

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Letters to the editor

Regs drive trucker out of biz I love trucks and over-the-road driving, but if I can't split my bunk time, I quit. I have been ...

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Myth Information

False knowledge, said Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, is "more dangerous than ignorance." The false knowledg...

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Pulling ahead

Owner-operators saw major income jumps in 2003 and 2004, and the good times seem to have continued in 2005. What's behind the increases...

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Funnel vision

The industry sees the future of the hazmat labor pool, and it's getting tighter. If you'll jump through the hoops to keep an endorseme...

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Parts smarts

With the core trade-in discount, owner-operators can save 50 percent or more on a remanufactured driveshaft as opposed to a new one....

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Touch of gold

Kim and Tom Turner's Peterbilt is leased to Southern Pride. With temperatures on the Sacramento 49er Travel Plaza bl...

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Choosing a business structure

Which legal form works best for you? THIS ARTICLE IS FROM the 2006 edition of the Overdrive Partners in Business m...

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Turning back turnover

A leased owner-operator has a bad day, bad load or bad conversation and decides it's time to jump to a carrier that pays 2 cents more...

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