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
OCT. 7: CLASSIC TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Rister Park, Tye, Texas, (800) 297-6133 or
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.

Danny Herman Trucking, Inc.
Hello Owner/Operators,

We are always looking for quality o/ops with good looking equipment to join our fleet & family. We have an exceptional average LOH of 1500 miles and a highly competitive rate per mile of .89 for solos and .98 cents per mile for teams plus our 100% escalating FSC, which is currently averaging .26 cpm. That pays an Owner Operator TEAM a rate of $1.24 per mile!

Click on us now and drive right on into our very defined lane structure.

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