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Easy Rider

Fluid changes are just as important to automated transmissions as to manuals. Automated transmissions are increasingl...

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Letters to the editor

UPDATED HOURS RULE INCREASES SAFETY RISK Regarding the change to the hours of service rule effective Oct. 1 ["Berth Order," S...

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‘It’s Not What You Make’

When everyone from the toll collector to the lumper has a hand in your wallet, life begins to feel like one big spending spree. Only th...

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Understanding Taxes

By learning how the income tax system affects an owner-operator business and by having an effective tax strategy, you can minimize how m...

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Watch Out for Contract Killers

You'd think the only thing truckers love more than coming home after a long trip is changing carriers. A measure of the madness: Among...

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How You Measure Up

Some of you go for days, even weeks, without seeing friends and family. Many of you monitor the health of your business in relative iso...

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Don’t Try This At Home

The main per diem expense is meals, including tips. One of the most asked-about and sometimes misunderstood financial...

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Squeaky Clean

The good news for 2007 engines is that maintenance and fuel costs will be affected only minimally, according to engi...

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For the Kids

TRUCKER: Donald Nehring, 47, of Southaven, Miss. FAMILY: Wife, Trina; children, Stacey, 24, Curt, 20, Chris, 17 RIG: 1997 Freightliner...

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Beer for My Horses, Biowillie for My Tank

Willie Nelson's music has powered many a long haul, and now Bio Willie diesel fuel can do the same. The singer, ...

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