November 2, 2006

This 2002 Peterbilt daycab has a
550-hp Caterpillar engine and an
18-speed Fuller transmission. It’s
owned by Michael Briseno.

TODAY’S TIP: Get a notebook to carry with your receipt envelope. This notebook will be used to record those expenses for which you cannot obtain a receipt, such as when you wash your truck at a coin-operated facility or personal use of your auto, so you can deduct the expenses at tax time. Forward this record to your business services provider monthly with your other receipts. You must track the date, location, amount and reason for each expense in your log in order to meet IRS regulations.

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American Truck Business Services, Castrol and Freightliner Trucks

NOV. 11: NORTHWEST CHAPTER “MINI” ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Brown Line Inc., Mount Vernon, Wash., (360) 866-7716 or [email protected]
NOV. 17-19: MECA SOUTH FLORIDA TRUCK SHOW, Meca Chrome, Miami, (305) 884-2028 or
MARCH 22-24: MID-AMERICA TRUCKING SHOW, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky.,
AUG. 23-25, 2007: GREAT AMERICAN TRUCKING SHOW, Dallas Convention Center, (888) 349-4287 or

Our November 2006 issue is arriving now. Here’s a sneak preview of some of the stories inside:

Where do owner-operators make the big bucks? See why average owner-operator net income leads the pack at three carriers.

The best new oils. Today’s premium oils make up for their expense by cutting maintenance, repair and overhaul costs.


Carrying your medical data. Keeping your medical history easy to find in an emergency could save your life, and there are both low-tech and high-tech ways to do so.

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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