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Mercer Transportation owner-operator team drivers Tom and Debbie Berkel hosted their second annual charity auction Oct. 18-19 at the ca...

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Flyboy

Owner-operator Steven Brosnan enjoys seeing the countryside, whether from the cab of his Peterbilt or the cockpit of an airplane. ...

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Blessing in disguise?

Truckers often ask: "If there's really a driver shortage, why are the shelves at Wal-Mart fully stocked?" Good question. For many sh...

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Are we safe?

New studies shed light on how drivers are using the hours of service rule, but offer little proof that the changes made in the name of s...

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What is the craziest thing you ever heard over the CB?

SHEILLA PIERCE McGregor, Texas Mesilla Valley Transportation "Crazy directions." LEROY MARKS St. Louis Dancy ...

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Fair surcharge? Go figure

Fuel Surcharge as a percentage Even when a fuel surcharge is figured as a percent of gross revenue, you can still convert it to ...

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Fuel’s gold

As pump prices climb, savvy owner-operators must do everything they can to cut costs. As pump prices climb, savvy own...

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Texas-sized show

Aaron Tippin made his mark on country music with six Top 10 singles, one Top 5 single, and three No. 1 hits. He has sold 5 million album...

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DOT sends onboard recorder proposal to White House

In August, the U.S. Department of Transportation submitted for White House review a long-awaited document on the use of electronic onbo...

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Where the money goes

What's left for you If you take home much less than 36 percent of your revenue, examine your records. Chances are costs are out...

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