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Be a meter reader

All engine makers provide one or more software packages for downloading driver performance information onto a PC. The same adapter also ...

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Letters to the editor

BE WARY OF TRAFFIC WHEN STOPPING TO GIVE AID TO OTHERS My owner-operator sons, Steven and Joseph Teems, are truck drivers like ...

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Partners in Business: Understanding costs

THIS ARTICLE IS FROM the 2006 edition of the Overdrive Partners in Business manual, co-written by American Truck Business Services, ...

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Depreciation appreciation

TAKE MY MONEY, PLEASE! Truck makers at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March talked as if they soon would turn away business be...

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Satisfied customers

It's the nature of business, any business, that the customers you hear from the most are the ones with a complaint. So it always makes...

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Premium savings

Most of the latest premium oils meet the CJ-4 standard for 2007 engines, which requires reduced consumption - one quality of a superior ...

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The cowboy way

1955: Born April 13 in Mora, Minn. 1970: Got chauffeur's license and started hauling livestock. 1974: Graduated from Mora High School...

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Let’s be practical

WHY 'HOUSEHOLD GOODS' MILES? The Official Transportation Mileage Guide, now known through Rand McNally as the Household Movers...

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Track those piddling costs

Meal costs worth more this year Good record keeping of expenses doesn't include that most common of receipts, your on-the-road ...

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How to: Maintain a fifth wheel

As the chief fastener attaching tractor to trailer, a fifth wheel plays a fundamental role in the safety and maneuverability of combinat...

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