Aug. 9, 2007

Rodney Cook drives this 2006 Pete
379 with a 550 hp Caterpillar for
Western Distributing Transportation.

Want to save time and get a daily deduction on your taxes? Instead of tracking and saving receipts for every meal and beverage, you can take a per diem deduction allowed by the IRS. In order to qualify, you must have a physical home address, be away longer than the normal work day and you must require rest on the road to meet the particular demands of your job.
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AUG. 9-11: GREAT SALT LAKE TRUCK SHOW, South Towne Exposition Center, Sandy, Utah, (800) 877-1320 or (208) 251-0987
AUG. 10: SHELL ROTELLA ROAD SHOW, Polsinello Fuels, Rensselaer, N.Y., (800) 334-5823. See for remainder of August schedule.
AUG. 10-11: WAUPUN TRUCK-N-SHOW, Community Center, Waupun, Wis., (920) 324-9985,
AUG. 21-25: 2007 NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS, Minneapolis Convention Center,
AUG. 23-25: GREAT AMERICAN TRUCKING SHOW, Dallas Convention Center, (888) 349-4287 or
AUG. 24-26: BIG RIG CRUISE-IN, Mount Comfort Airport, Indianapolis, (317) 443-9901, (734) 604-3242 or


The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas is almost here! To be held Aug. 23-25, this year’s GATS promises to continue its streak as the fastest-growing trade and consumer show in North America.

Features include:

  • Free concerts for CDL holders, featuring country superstar Aaron Tippin and country-rock duo The Wreckers
  • The Pride & Polish truck beauty contest
  • Fleet Forum 2007 and the Overdrive second-annual Retention Forum
  • Partners-In-Business seminar

    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 is more than halfway through its 2007 tour to 20 states by mid-November.

    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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