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Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips Email Newsletter, Issue #037, 2012-08-10
August 10, 2012

Issue #37 | August 10, 2012

Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips

Email Newsletter

We provide real world tips that help professional truck drivers save hard-earned money and personal reporting about products and services for use on the road.

We've developed our unique website as a place to share the tips we have learned through the years -- and where other professional drivers can do the same. In other words...

Get and share great money saving tips for truck drivers at

Table of Contents

Reader Submitted Content

Truckers Savings News



Great American Trucking Show (GATS)

Social Networking

Popular Sections of our Site

What's New
Ask a Question
Truck Driving Jobs
Truck Operations
Preventive Maintenance
Tricks of the Trade
Home Support Team
Food and Recipes
Meal Preparation
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Important Notice

  1. 2012 Great American Trucking Show

    One of the incentives for professional truck drivers to attend the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) in Dallas, Texas, is the freebies and discounts that are given away by exhibitors. Just as we did for the 2012 Mid America Trucking Show, we have undertaken the effort to gather in one spot (our website) a list of who is giving away what at this year's GATS.

    We have designed a page on our site that serves two functions:
    1. to be the place through which exhibitors can tell us about their GATS freebies and discounts; and
    2. to be the place where drivers can follow links to find out who is giving away what.

    In this way, we hope to be of great service to you, our readers. Read more below.

  2. Get and Share Great Money Saving Tips for Truck Drivers

    Every professional truck driver has a story about saving money or spending too much money in trucking. While we share our own successes and bone-headed mistakes on our website to help you, our site isn't just about us. Our goal is for our site to become a clearinghouse of how truckers around the world save money. Perhaps you've mastered something we haven't or you have knowledge about something we don't.

    We invite you to share
    • your review of a product or service marketed and sold to truck drivers,
    • your experience regarding a truck part you've used,
    • your experience at a truck stop or
    • your personal experience (your story) in dealing with money on the road as a trucker.

    So, what's your truck driver money saving tip?

  3. Truck Drivers Blog

    Since our last email newsletter, we have posted snippets through our Truck Drivers Blog from over 100 articles about how truckers can save money or are being forced to spend more money. We do the research and work so that you don't have to. While it takes a lot of time and all of the content is free, we are honored to serve you in this way.

    If you prefer, you can use your favorite news feed reader to read our XML file. By subscribing to the news feed, you can see the most recent posts on our web page linked above.

  4. Do You Like Our Content? Please Spread the Word.

    If you find value in our website, social networking outlets, news feed or this email newsletter, please spread the word in whatever way is most convenient for you. (Please support our sponsors, too.) We constantly seek to over-deliver value to help professional truck drivers worldwide save money. So we suggest that you Thanks.


Reader Submitted Content

Restaurant Review Petro Indiana Angola - Petro at Angola, Indiana

This is a driver's review of the restaurant at the Petro Stopping Center in Angola, Indiana. Restaurant Review Petro Indiana Angola

Rain-X Wax

Rain-X Wax coats glass to repel water. It differs from Rain-X original in that it buffs off much more easily. Once applied to your windshield, you can

Out Of Route Rand McNally 510

I'd say 99% of truckers out on the road trust only one map book; the Rand McNally Motor Carriers Atlas. I mean Rand McNally is THE map company...right?


Truckers Savings News

No entries this month.

If your business helps professional truck drivers save money, send us timely news through our Truckers Savings News page.


Reviews from J.J. Keller Business Associates: Pro Trucker Reviews

Truckers who file Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax, Form 2290, for their trucks may turn to to file electronically? How well does the service work?

Express Truck Tax Services: Reviews by Professional Truck Drivers

Truckers who own their trucks must file taxes periodically. Does using Express Truck Tax make filing quicker and easier -- for less? Pro truckers speak out... for Filing Annual Form 2290 (HHVUT): Pro Trucker Reviews

When filing the annual Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax, Form 2290, there are manual and electronic means. How well does work to submit payment electronically?

We request your review of a product or service marketed and sold to professional truck drivers.



Hot Brakes or Worse: The Price of Improperly Driving Downhill in a Big Truck

Every trucker should know how to drive downhill safely. Failure to adjust equipment and use proper technique can result in hot brakes or worse!

The Investment Advice We Followed That Led Us to Fulfilled Dreams

Some kinds of investments grow in value, others don't. Which investment advice did we follow to help us fulfill our dreams? Can truckers do this?

Damaged Flash Drive: Can a USB Flash Drive Be Repaired?

When truckers back up their data from their laptops, the potential exists to cause a damaged flash drive. Can it easily be repaired? If so, how?

Pay Per Mile: One View of Pay-By-The-Mile Taxes for Truckers

The movement to tax vehicles on a pay per mile basis has its pros and cons. Could there be an advantage for professional truck drivers?

Updated: Large Truck Operations: How Can They Be Made as Frugal as Possible?

How can operating large trucks, specifically semi tractor-trailers, be made as efficient and frugal as possible? We will focus on that as we look at the various aspects of truck operations...

Updated: Budgeting and Personal Finances for the Professional Truck Driver

Professional truck drivers have special concerns regarding budgeting and personal finances. What are they and how can they best be met?

Updated: Trucker Services: Saving Money on Driver Services for Professional Truck Drivers

When professional truck drivers are on the road in connection with their jobs, they may require trucker services, or driver services, in connection with their jobs. How can they save money on them?

Updated: Service Reviews on Services Marketed to and Sold to Truck Drivers

Professional truck drivers often require services for themselves and their trucks. Which ones pass muster? Read our service reviews.

Updated: Sales Tax Holidays Can Help Truckers Save Big Money on Needed Items

Capitalize on sales tax holidays by buying items during a time when no sales tax will be charged. Here's how to find info and what to look for...


Great American Trucking Show (GATS)

Great American Trucking Show (GATS) Exhibitor Freebies and Discounts for Truckers

Are you or is your company an exhibitor who is giving away freebies or discounts to truckers at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS)? Share your info now.

All Entries by Exhibitor Name Published to Date in Order of Submission:

Social Networking

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If you know of news that helps truckers save money -- or requires truckers to spend more money -- would you please let us know? We're only a tweet or Facebook post away. Thanks.

To all of our readers who are professional truck drivers, we wish you safe travels and lots of money saving opportunities on the road!

Best regards,

Mike and Vicki Simons, Owners

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All information on this site and in this email newsletter
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It neither substitutes for professional advice nor
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