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Last-Minute Tax Moves

EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS Some of the tax changes for 2002, though not major, are good news for owner-operators, especially those trying...

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Don’t Let Sleeping Drunks Lie

As a trucker, you help save countless lives each day. You slow down to let cell-phone-obsessed four-wheelers merge safely, move over to give c...

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Letters from Readers

LOT LIZARD ARTICLES A GOOD START IN ADDRESSING 'SERIOUS PROBLEM' I have been trucking since 1955 or so and married for 40 years to...

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Dynamic Duos

Team driving can give you higher pay, better loads, greater opportunities and lower stress. You get to spend more time with your significant o...

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How to Brace Your Electrical System for Winter

Winter is an equal-opportunity hazard for most truck equipment, but it's especially hard on electrical systems. Battery power sags. Starters ...

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One-stop Service

Large, multi-service truckstops - where a driver can fuel up, take a private shower, grab a bite to eat, shop in the convenience store, have t...

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Moving Together

With a limited formal education, Ken Snyder Sr. knew early in life that hard work was the road to a successful career. "The key to success is...

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A Fairer Shake

Twenty-five years ago, at a town meeting in Clinton, Mass., President Jimmy Carter surprised his audience, his White House staff and many of h...

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Making Drivers Feel at Home

Veteran truckstop waitress Tawni Gage has made a lot of friends during 20 years serving truckers. Tawni Gage, a 20-y...

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A Grade Flattener

The rolling Texas hill country west of San Antonio is excellent terrain to test the performance of new power units. It is a mix of grades rang...

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