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OVERDRIVE EXTRA. Beyond the news on eTrucker.com, there are other developments that impact you and your industry. Editorial Director Ma...

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Channel 19 – March 2009

A tiger tale wags on The Tiger Truck Stop at Exit 139 on I-10 in Gross Tete, La., has been home for many years to a caged tiger name...

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Mr. Clean

Reece Phillips was on a run from Montana to Idaho a few years ago when the electronic control module on his 2000 Kenworth W900L quit on the fr...

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Profit and loss statement: How to interpret your monthly financial scorecard.

All your settlement statements and expense receipts should be accumulated throughout the month and turned into a profit and loss statement, al...

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Inside the things of your world: Tires

It takes a lot more than rubber to make the 120-pound flexible containers of compressed air that keep you rolling safely and comfortably. Bene...

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Playing the Odds

Ken England, leased to Landstar System, admits that "you can 'insurance yourself' to death." You might think the 54-year-old, who owns pol...

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Keep your cool

Every truck owner has faced flipping on the cab air conditioner the first warm day of spring and feeling little or no cool air. Following a fe...

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Pulse: Several moves ahead

Slide the $787 billion stimulus package under a microscope, but you won't find any of its countless line items funneling cash to owner-operat...

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Gauges: Numbers that affect and reflect your business

Diesel Prices National average: $2.31 Diesel prices began the year on a rebound, despite an 8 pe...

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Courting your next carrier

Signing on with a carrier is similar to getting married: You should know the carrier well before you commit. Just as it is in matrimony, dissa...

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