C.W. McClellan of King, N.C., owns
this 2003 Western Star, powered by
a 515-hp Detroit Diesel.
TODAY’S TIP: Saving for that rainy day, or for that sunny vacation. There are no tax advantages for short-term personal savings, such as for a vacation, a holiday fund or your next vehicle. Nevertheless, it’s wise to save for such expenses. You’ll spend less for those things by paying cash than you will by putting them on a credit card or by taking a consumer loan and paying hefty interest rates.
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The 2008 Overdrive Spec Guide is here! Bundled with the December issue of Overdrive, the Spec Guide features tips on how to select the best in:
Also included are full specs sheets listing the vital data needed to make the best purchase decision for your business. This special publication is a must-keep for the whole year.
From July 2014 through September 2015, Cauley reported conducting 39 Level 1 inspections on Cruz and Sons trucks, all of which were given a Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance inspection decal for a clean inspection. Cruz reportedly paid Cauley at least $4,000 for the clean inspections