Here is a list of the top 10 most popular articles from 2013 on Team Run Smart. Did your favorite article make the list? What article topics would you like to see in 2014? Let us know in the comment section below. 

#1. Calculating Pier Diem
For truckers, per diem refers to meal deductions. Both company drivers and owner-operators can claim per diem. This article describes how to deduct per diem to reduce both taxable income and self-employment tax. Read more...
  #2. Military Vets Make Great Truck Drivers
Learn why most military veterans make great truck drivers. Read more...
  #3. Are You Drowsy While Driving?
The factors contributing to sleep deficiency and what you can do to prevent drowsy driving. Read more...
#4. The Drivers Workout and the FIT System 
Exercising while living on the road isn’t always easy, but it can be done!  We have compiled a list of exercises you can do while on the road, some outside of your truck and some you can do right inside the cab. Use these exercises to become a healthier version of you! Read more...
#5. Choosing Wide-Base Singles
New generation wide-base singles continue to gain popularity, as well as drive and trailer wheel positions in the industry. Learn what benefits wide-base single technology can provide and why it's becoming the smart choice for fleets and owner-operators. Read more... 
#6. Driving for Fuel Efficiency
Watch the "Driving for Fuel Efficiency" webinar to learn tips and techniques on reducing your fuel expenses. Read more...
#7. How to Spec a Fuel Efficient Truck
Learn how to spec your truck for fuel efficiency – so you can drive further, smarter, and more economically in this FREE webinar. Read more...
#8.  Efficiency Vs. Max Production
Maximum production does not mean maximum profitability. Everything has a sweet spot. Read more...
#9. Calculating the Cheapest Fuel 
It’s easy to become so focused on the price at the pump that you lose track of the real cost of fuel:  the pump minus the taxes. Savvy owner-operators know there are ways to save money on the fuel they buy, but also on the fuel taxes they pay. Here are some strategies to calcuate the cheapest fuel.  Read more...
#10. Diesel Engine Troubleshooting Tips 
Maximizing your uptime on the road is important to be a successful owner-operator. One of the biggest maintenance problems that can significantly decrease your time on the road is engine trouble. Here are some truck care tips that you can you should add to your PM routine. Read more...


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Heather Dunn

Heather started with ATBS in April of 2012 as the Digital Marketing Manager. Heather is a graduate of Michigan State University earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a specialization in Public Relations. When Heather is not working she enjoys being outdoors. She loves the beach, the mountains, and riding her cruiser bike.

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Thanks Heather for the reminder of all the great blogs.

January 22, 2014 9:19:33 AM

Apparently I am not that good at predicting what my most read blog would be. It turned out that lessons learned from my father was, HMM-It did bring back great memories.

January 01, 2014 6:00:31 AM

This year has flown by...

December 31, 2013 16:25:22 PM