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Dec. 13, 2007

Courtney Rushing drives this 2000
Mack with a 490-hp Mack 460 engine.

TODAY’S TIP: Vacation time. Take vacation time or plan major work on your tractor during the first week or two weeks of the quarter (early January, April, July and October). Never take time off during the last two weeks of the quarter (or the last week of the month), when freight is most abundant.

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DEC. 13-16: KICKAPOO CHAPTER TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, I&I Tractor, Penfield, Ill., (217) 474-3779
JAN. 21-24: HEAVY-DUTY AFTERMARKET WEEK, The Mirage, Las Vegas, www.hdaw.org
FEB. 7-9: MID-WEST TRUCK SHOW, Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, Ill., www.midwesttruckers.com/truckshow.html
FEB. 20-22: CLEAN HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLE CONFERENCE, Hilton San Diego Resort, www.calstart.org
MARCH 27-29: MID-AMERICA TRUCKING SHOW, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky., http://truckingshow.com

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