Christopher Peruzzi of Castle Rock,
Colo., drives this 2005 Peterbilt
379, powered by a 550-hp Cat.
Want a sure-fire way to put more money in your pocket? First, slow down — for every mile per hour you drive over 60, you reduce your fuel economy by one-tenth of a gallon per mile. Second, keep your rig in top running order. Preventative maintenance can lessen fuel efficiency. Third, stick to your routes. Most owner operators log 9 percent of unnecessary annual miles.
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SEPT. 14-16: RICHARD CRANE MEMORIAL TRUCK SHOW and Parade of Lights, St. Ignace, Mich., (906) 643-8087 or www.nostalgia-prod.com
SEPT. 14-16: TRUCK SHOW, hosted by American Truck Historical Society, Aztec, N.M., (505) 333-2599, firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPT. 15: WORLD’S LARGEST TRUCK CONVOY, nationwide event benefiting Special Olympics, (202) 824-0201 or www.worldslargesttruckconvoy.com
SEPT. 20-22: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Bosselman, Big Springs, Neb., www.travelingtruckshow.com
SEPT. 20-22: TRUCK SHOW, hosted by American Truck Historical Society, Winchester, Va., (703) 517-3439
SEPT. 25-27: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Little America Truck Stop, Little America, Wyo., www.travelingtruckshow.com
SEPT. 28-30: BILLY BOB’S TEXAS TRUCK ROUND-UP, Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, (863) 605-1603 or www.billybobstexas.com
AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW
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.
For a schedule and more information, log onto www.travelingtruckshow.com.
This year, Detroit Diesels Series 60 celebrates 20 years of proven reliability. This fuel leader makes your job easier with fewer fueling stops and more miles between service intervals. And the support network works just as hard. From parts to technicians to accessibility, you are always covered.