Sept. 28, 2006

Rusty Conn of Rosevine, Texas hauls
liquid bulk chemicals in this 2003
Peterbilt 379 with 475-hp Caterpillar

TODAY’S TIP: Don’t sign a truck finance agreement you don’t understand. Get a copy of everything you sign. When trading, don’t sign over the title of your truck until you take delivery of the truck you’re buying.

Brought to you by:
American Truck Business Services, Castrol and Freightliner Trucks

SEPT. 29-30: ALL MACK TRUCK SHOW, Gerhart Machinery, Lititz, Pa., (717) 626-8544
SEPT. 29-OCT. 1: BILLY BOB’S TEXAS TRUCK ROUNDUP, Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, (863) 605-1608 or
SEPT. 29-OCT. 1: INTERNATIONAL TRUCKING SHOW, Los Angeles Convention Center, (702) 450-7662 or
SEPT. 30-OCT. 1: DRIVER APPRECIATION DAYS and Trucker Reunion, hosted by Truckstop Ministries, Atlanta South TravelCenters of America, Jackson, Ga., (800) 248-8662.
SEPT. 30-OCT. 1: WILDLIFE WEST SHOW with antique trucks, Exit 187 from I-40, Edgewood, N.M., (505) 832-1503 or [email protected]
OCT. 7: CLASSIC TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Rister Park, Tye, Texas, (800) 297-6133 or [email protected]
OCT. 7: FREIGHTLINER RUN SMART HAULER CHALLENGE, Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Ala.,
OCT. 7: SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CHAPTER ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Riverside Park, Ypsilanti, Mich., (734) 482-8029

Attention Fleet Managers: Attend the 2006 Owner-Operator Retention Forum and you’ll learn proven ways to help your owner-operators achieve business success. This event, held Oct. 16-18, 2006, in Tuscaloosa, Ala., is sponsored Overdrive magazine, American Truck Business Services, Freightliner Trucks and Castrol.

With a schedule jam-packed with expert speakers, including representatives from carriers with some of the lowest turnover rates in the business, you can be certain your time at the Owner-Operator Retention Forum will be time well spent. For more information, including pricing, visit the forum website.

Partner Insights
Information to advance your business from industry suppliers

Danny Herman Trucking, Inc.
Hello Owner/Operators,

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