Mike Blaine owns this 2002 Peterbilt
EXHD, which driver Pete Vegetabile
uses to haul cheese from Wisconsin
to northern California.
TODAY’S TIP: Don’t take the first financing option you’re offered. You can negotiate loan rates just as you would haggle over the price of a truck. Finance managers have a good deal of leeway when setting the rate for your transaction. Your rate will be determined largely by your credit history, job history and residency history.
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JULY 7: FREIGHTLINER RUN SMART HAULER CHALLENGE, Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Ill., www.freightlinertrucks.com
JULY 7-8: TITLETOWN TRUCKER’S SHOWDOWN, Brown County Fairgrounds, De Pere, Wis., (920) 435-1882 or www.titletowntruckersshowdown.org
JULY 8-9: LONG ISLAND CHAPTER TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Hallockville Farm Museum, Riverhead, N.Y., (631) 821-4845
JULY 11-13: WISCONSIN FARM TECH DAYS, Hesselink’s Quonset Farms, Oostburg, Wis., (920) 478-3852 or www.wifarmtechnologydays.com
JULY 11-13: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Petro, Florence, S.C., (800) 633-5953
JULY 13-14: WALCOTT TRUCKERS JAMBOREE, Iowa 80 Truck Stop, Walcott, Iowa, (563) 284-6961 or www.walcotttruckersjamboree.com
JULY 14-16: CLASSIC TRUCKERS AND CRUISERS SHOW, Columbus Acres, Fort Smith, Ark., (479) 965-2713 or email@example.com.
JULY 18-20: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Petro, Exit 12 from I-285, Atlanta, (800) 633-5953
2006 Great American Trucking Show
This year’s Great American Trucking Show (GATS) in Dallas is coming up! The second-largest national truck show, GATS offers beautiful rigs, educational workshops, hundreds of exhibiting companies, great concerts and much more!
More than 20 acres of FREE on-site truck parking again will be available for the Aug. 24-26 show in the Reunion Arena Parking Lot. Additional parking will be available at Gilley’s, located on Lamar Blvd. behind the Convention Center. Shuttles will be available daily.
Register here to attend.
Danny Herman Trucking, Inc.
We are always looking for quality o/ops with good looking equipment to join our fleet & family. We have an exceptional average LOH of 1500 miles and a highly competitive rate per mile of .89 for solos and .98 cents per mile for teams plus our 100% escalating FSC, which is currently averaging .24 cpm. That pays an Owner Operator TEAM a rate of $1.22 per mile!
Click on us now and drive right on into our very defined lane structure.
Affected trucks include model year 2008-2018 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 4700, 4900, 5700 and 6900 trucks. DTNA says after hard brake applications, the brake light pressure switch may not activate the brake lights with the light application of the brake pedal.