Aug. 16, 2007

Dustin Lowdermilk drives this 2002
Kenworth W900, with a 550-hp Cat
engine under the hood.

What if you didn’t pay your quarterly tax estimates and failed to save enough money to pay the tax bill? First, because the IRS will charge you penalties and interest if you can’t pay the full amount when it’s due, file all your tax forms by their due date. Successful owner operators commit to a budget that keeps them current and pays their taxes on time.

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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
SEPT. 8: ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW, Clinton County Fairgrounds, Wilmington, Ohio, (937) 486-4013
SEPT. 11: SHELL ROTELLA ROAD SHOW, Jenkins Diesel Power, Springfield, Mo., (800) 299-2990, rest of schedule at
SEPT. 13-15: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Bosselman, Grand Island, Neb.,
SEPT. 14-16: RICHARD CRANE MEMORIAL TRUCK SHOW and Parade of Lights, St. Ignace, Mich., (906) 643-8087 or
SEPT. 14-16: TRUCK SHOW, hosted by American Truck Historical Society, Aztec, N.M., (505) 333-2599, [email protected]
SEPT. 15: WORLD’S LARGEST TRUCK CONVOY, nationwide event benefiting Special Olympics, (202) 824-0201 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 Aaron Tippin and 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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