Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Couple leaves boring careers behind for ‘hot shot’ freight delivery job

Couple leaves boring careers behind for ‘hot shot’ freight delivery job

DALLAS — Family members can have a big influence on a person’s life, for good or for bad. Fortunately, in the case of truckers Joan and Johnmarc Landry, it was for good.

Heavy-hauler Cannon offers humor, ‘Oversize Load’ book to help truckers

Heavy-hauler Cannon offers humor, ‘Oversize Load’ book to help truckers

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — If you’re transporting something as big as an M109 Howitzer (a tank mounted with a huge gun), it helps to have a sense of humor, oversize load hauler and author Doug Cannon has found.

Stomach fat harmful, could shorten life span

Stomach fat harmful, could shorten life span

We have talked about the “battle of the bulge” many times over the years. We’ve tried to stress how extra belly fat has a multitude of poor consequences let alone the extra cost of larger slacks. Extra belly fat increases your chances of heart disease, cancer and breathing problems.

Knowing your cash available and tax situation Part IV

Knowing your cash available and tax situation Part IV

By now, either you or an accountant should be doing your bookkeeping. Look over your profit and loss statement which will show your net profit or cash flow for any given period. This is very important for a number of reasons, the most being that it will give you an idea of how much money you will have at your disposal from the business for your personal living expenses. It is important to know this for planning purposes. Therefore, if you know how much net income or net cash you are going to have available you can plan your cash flow in case there are breakdowns or major repairs.

Truckers tells of heartbreak of losing dog on the road and unparalleled power of prayer

Truckers tells of heartbreak of losing dog on the road and unparalleled power of prayer

Editor’s note: Doug Coldiron wrote this article for his hometown paper in Bristol, Va., and it also appeared in Guidepost, a national magazine of inspiring stories. He also posted the story on his Facebook page. We share the story with our readers because we know how much pets mean to truckers who face days alone on the road.

Squeaky wheels getting greased; keep making noise for CSA 2010 improvements

Squeaky wheels getting greased; keep making noise for CSA 2010 improvements

God bless the squeaky wheel. Everyone has heard the saying that the squeaky wheel gets the grease: well, now we have proof.

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