May 24, 2007

Chris Harkins of Sanbornton, N.H.,
owns this 1995 Western Star.

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.

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JUNE 5-7: ROADCHECK 2007, Level One truck inspections in hundreds of locations across North America, coordinated by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance,
JUNE 7-9: AMERICAN TRUCK HISTORICAL SOCIETY National Convention and Antique Truck Show, World Arena, Colorado Springs, Colo., (816) 891-9900,
JUNE 7-9: TRUCK SHOW, hosted by American Truck Historical Society, Muskegon County 4-H Fairgrounds, Fruitport, Mich., (616) 846-1584, [email protected]
JUNE 12-14: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Rhode Island’s 24-Hour Truck Stop, West Greenwich, R.I.,
JUNE 15-16: TRANSPORT FOR CHRIST TRUCK PARADE, Truck Show and Benefit Auction, Central Christian School, Kidron, Ohio, (330) 674-0860 or [email protected]
JUNE 21-23: SHELL SUPERRIGS contest, Petro, exit 4 from I-44, Joplin, Mo.,
JUNE 21-23: WEST MICHIGAN TRUCK SHOW, Muskegon, Mich., (231) 578-9127 or (231) 726-2871, ext. 243
JUNE 26-28: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Fort Wayne Truck Plaza, Fort Wayne, Ind.,
AUG. 23-25: GREAT AMERICAN TRUCKING SHOW, Dallas Convention Center, (888) 349-4287 or


The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, to be held Aug. 23-25, promises to continue its streak as the fastest growing trade and consumer show in the United States and Canada.
Features this year include:

  • Scores of truck industry manufacturers and suppliers
  • Employment opportunities
  • The Pride & Polish truck beauty contest
  • Fleet Forum 2007
  • Partners-In-Business seminar
  • Free concerts featuring country stars such as Aaron Tippin
  • More information is available at


    Can’t find the time to attend a trucking show? One could be coming to you. The second year of America’s Traveling Truck Show will visit some 20 states by mid-November.

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    Features include:

  • The chance to win the ATTS Dream Package: $12,000 worth of prizes
  • Truck dealers from most every brand
  • New & used Class 8 trucks for sale
  • Show trucks
  • Employment opportunities
  • Live music and other entertainment.
  • For a schedule and more information, log onto

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