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Gauges: Numbers that affect and reflect your business – March 2009

U.S. cargo thefts rise Cargo thefts spiked 13 percent from 2007 to 2008, increasing from 45 to 51 reported thefts monthly, says Dan Bu...

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LogBook

TCA names winning drivers A dream came true March 10 in Orlando, Fla., for Wayne Lowe, an owner-operator leased to FFE Transportation ...

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Truck Gallery

Shotgun Blues After nearly 30 years on the road, Oshkosh, Wis., resident Rick Karschney became an owner-operator four years ago whe...

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How To: Appeal legal mistreatment

Squelch the impulse to rage at the inspector for rude conduct or at the trooper for an unfair citation. Instead, stick to a professional respo...

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Channel 19 – March 20091

New vistas, old practices Kurt Joy, a New Zealand postgraduate student in Antarctic geology, took this pic while studying glaciers on ...

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Online

Freebies from the e-Postman Visiting websites can be time-consuming, but you can have lots of key trucking information delivered str...

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Staying in service

Many factors can stop you during a haul - a blown out tire, a down engine or an accident that halts traffic. But a violation of the Commercial...

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Pulse: Your missing billions

I mentioned in this space last month that of the billions of dollars spewing out of Washington, D.C., nothing was aimed at owner-operators, th...

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Dollars&Sense: Pay less for insurance

If the current slowdown is cutting into your revenue, you might need to do your own cutting -into expenses. One easily overlooked area, insura...

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Fleet Focus – March 2009

Averitt donates $500,000 to children's hospital Averitt Express, based in Cookeville, Tenn., recently donated $500,000 to St. Jude ...

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