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Covering Your Hide
Taking a little time off work is never a bad idea, but if itýs due to illness or injury, it's important to know whether or not your bills will get paid during your absence.

[11-Feb-08]

Digesting The Numbers
While meal-deduction calculations make up the majority of paperwork at tax time, don't overlook other tax-saving opportunities.

[03-Jan-08]

DD15 is Dyn-o-mite!
Drivers will really like Detroit Diesel's quiet, powerful, and very drivable DD15 engine.

[05-Dec-07]

Miles 'n Miles of Heart
Canadian drivers dig deep to support Special Olympics athletes in Canada.

[11-Nov-07]

If it Weren't for Waylon
Fond memories of a childhood spent trucking with his Dad keeps Don Street faithful to the roots of the business.

[10-Oct-07]

Winners Everywhere
Reports from the two biggest summer shows of the year. Can this much fun be legal?

[31-Aug-07]

June Triple Header
Sterling, Donnaconna, and Burl's Creek Coverage

[07-Aug-07]

Spec'ing the Fuse
Getting power reliably from engine to axle demands well spec'd driveshafts and u-joints.

[08-Jul-07]

Food Fight
OOIDA is questioning whether voluntary standards and recalls of contaminated produce are enough to protect consumers from food-borne illness.

[06-Jun-07]

Building a Legacy
He's business minded, he's a gear-head, and he has a heart as big as all outdoors. He's Jean-Franýois Foy, 2007's HighwaySTAR of the Year.

[01-May-07]

62,496 Bottles of Beer on the Truck
And in the hands of this super diplomatic, countrified gent, none of them are likely to fall.

[09-Apr-07]

Back to School
Never a star student in his youth, this Thunder Bay trucker is hitting the books again. And lovin' it.

[13-Mar-07]

An Eye for a Diamond in the Rough
Those interested in the early days of trucking and transportation have some exciting resources to explore in Alberta.

[07-Feb-07]

Poster Kids
Dean and Bernice Nagy canýt get enough of each other, or trucking, or having fun. And that's why they're so successful.

[03-Jan-07]

Angry Old Men
Meet the men and the machine of Grand Prairie's Anger Managment Inc.

[11-Dec-06]

The Diesel Gypsy
From the early days when he ran under the radar to today's 40-truck fleet, Ken Morse has tucked a half-century of trucking under his belt.

[06-Nov-06]

Missionary Man
Answering the call - two of them, actually - comes naturally to Mel Calhoun.

[10-Oct-06]

Come on Down!
It's a great time to buy a used truck. If you need one that is.

[18-Sep-06]

Golden Girls
Golden Girls A handful of western classics enjoy a day in the late-June sun at the B.C. Big Rig Weekend in Mission, B.C.

[14-Aug-06]

Big Smoke
Big-Rig racing is white hot in Europe, and it's got a strong foothold in western Canada. Any wonder why?

[16-Jul-06]

Rig Rinsin'
Spring means cleaning. Here's how to give your ride a Like New shine for summer.

[12-Jun-06]

HIV and the Highway
In India, much of the blame for the spread of HIV is put on prostitutes and their clients - including truckers.

[08-May-06]

Meals on Wheels
How to make sure the government doesn't get more than its fair share of your lunch money.

[06-Apr-06]

Farm Fresh
George Kirkham says this 1949 KBS7 is the finest truck restoration he's ever seen.

[09-Mar-06]

Savvy Seating
A worn out seat is a pain in the butt.

[01-Feb-06]

Riding High
Terry Novakýs K100 COE looks pretty slick married to this matching set of Super-Bs.

[05-Jan-06]

Been There. Done That.
After 50-plus years on the road, Buck McCallum has no plans to quit anytime soon.

[08-Dec-05]

Old World Trucking
Trucking in Europe isnýt better or worse than here, just different.

[09-Nov-05]

Never Say Never
Gord Hyde didnýt plan to earn a living as an owner-op, but heýs made a darned good showing anyway.

[07-Oct-05]

Northern Exposure
One veteran driverýs rookie adventure hauling on ice roads.

[09-Aug-05]

Their Lucky Star
Merv Connolly has a knack, it seems, for being in the right place at the right time.

[11-Jul-05]

Well Done, Buddy!
Three Canadians won Trucker Buddy of the Month honors in 2004.

[02-Jun-05]

Probing The Prostate
Prostate cancer is the number one cancer threat to the lives and health of Canadian men.

[06-May-05]

The Road Hammers
Jason McCoy’s latest project picks up where Dave Dudley left off.

[06-Apr-05]

Convoy
Paul Brandt the trucker and Paul Brandt the singer resurrect a C&W classic.

[01-Mar-05]

Go'in Places
Long-haul Owner-op Johanne Couture has mapped out a future in a business she has grown to love.

[07-Feb-05]

OUTLOOK 2005
The next 52 weeks will be interesting, to say the least.

[05-Jan-05]

Her Younger Days
Jeff Young’s two-million-mile Pete 359 shows no sign of letting its third owner down.

[01-Dec-04]

Evening the Odds
Winter driving is a challenge, but it’s manageable if you approach it properly.

[29-Oct-04]

Standing on Principle
Beamsville, Ontario's Roger Perry is living proof that nice guys needn't finish last.

[01-Oct-04]

Good Times
Four great shows made July a fun month

[02-Sep-04]

Small Towns, big trucks
Minden and Carp feature excellent local talent and small town hospitality.

[11-Aug-04]

The First of the Year
Palmerston and Brigden were the first stops on the tour. And what a weekend to kick off the 2004 show season.

[09-Jul-04]

Tornado Chaser
René Robert is Canada’s first 'highwaySTAR of the Year'. And for very good reason.

[03-Jun-04]

highwaySTAR of the Year
Alberta's Rene Robert was born and raised in Quebec and nowadays he pulls freight for an Ontario-based carrier. Could we have found a more 'national' winner?

[03-Jun-04]

Going His Own Way
Merlin Jay figures having your own authority is the way to.

[11-May-04]

Street’s Machine
You don’t find many trucks like this one around anymore. And it’s all original-spec.

[02-Apr-04]

Twist, Rattle & Shake
An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what happens between the drawing board and the showroom.

[05-Mar-04]

Boy, Oh Boyer
Whoever said good guys always finish last was wrong. Or he didn’t know Pierre Boyer.

[02-Feb-04]

The Road Ahead
Our economy is growing but will insurance issues, border security measures, and new hours-of-service rules mean we can't take advantage?

[07-Jan-04]

Extreme Trucking
What could possibly compare to steering 350,000 lb of steel and wood down the side of a mountain?

[28-Nov-03]

Head Turner
Happy-go-lucky Silvo Ostronic has a passion for stretched Pete 359s.

[06-Nov-03]

Alberta Prize
They could do without the payments, but Dave and Dorothy O’Donnell’s first new truck is worth it.

[22-Oct-03]

And the Winners Are…
Here’s our roundup of the summer’s two biggest shows — Fergus and Rodeo du Camion.

[09-Sep-03]

Million Miler Plus
Last month's cover featured Brain Steckleys and his fasmily. This time we'll look at his amazing Kenworth.

[07-Aug-03]

Family Time
This year’s crop of summer shows began with a wonderfully relaxed affair in Palmerston, Ont., and an exciting weekend of tractor pulls in Brigden, Ont.

[09-Jul-03]

Unity 1 Turns 7
Still turning heads, even after half a million miles.

[03-Jun-03]

Man On a Mission
Jim Carne may not be God's gift to a 13-speed, but he makes up for it in other ways.

[07-May-03]

My Mentor
When Merv Orr died in February, we lost a piece of history.

[04-Apr-03]

Thankyou, Trucking
Back in 1948, the road between Toronto and Fort William was quite an experience.

[04-Apr-03]

Slow and Steady
Winnipeg's Jack Webster approaches business and trucking the same way.

[07-Mar-03]

Tonka Boy
Dan Lubberts combines good business sense, flair, and a love of trucks that goes way, way back.

[03-Feb-03]

Smilin' George
An ordinary Winnipeg guy proves that trucking and success can go hand in hand.

[07-Jan-03]

Senior Partners
Claude and Shirley Sprott are Atlantic drivers of the year after 32 years on the road together.

[06-Dec-02]

Heavy Metal, Heavy Workload
Steel-hauler Mike Cheslock admits he's a bit over the top with polishing all those wheels.

[04-Nov-02]

Fortune Smiling...
Jeff Fortune's 18 prizes in five shows over two years: not a bad start for our truck show rookie.

[03-Oct-02]

The Big Ones!
Fergus and Rodeo continue to pack in the fun and the glitter.

[10-Sep-02]

Peak Performance
Ryan and Canepa set records, Molly Morter wins rookie award at Pikes Peak.

[06-Aug-02]

Showin' Their Stuff
Minden, Carp, and Brandon: small towns with big appetites for fun.

[06-Aug-02]

The Fortress of Louisbourg
No room on the boat? No problem. A fascinating journey through time awaits just a few miles away.

[16-Jul-02]

Show Tour 2002
The first shows of the season: weaker numbers but strong fields of contenders.

[09-Jul-02]

The Mad Hatter of Newfoundland
Tom Jackman is one of highwaySTAR's best friends, and he's not even a driver. Not yet.

[06-Jun-02]

Dinosaurs Beckon
The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta, is well worth a look.

[06-May-02]

A Custom Touch
Saskatchewan's Kevin Brockman has an exotic hobby: Peterbilts.

[06-May-02]

Blue Ribbon Hog Hauler
Wayne Peart's gentle ways earned him the respect of everyone he worked for.

[04-Apr-02]

Class Clown
Dave Marson has worn a few hats in his time, but the red one with the white trim is a favorite.

[06-Mar-02]

Rolling Canvas
Saskatoon's Chester Mallow slays 'em at the scales.

[04-Feb-02]

Features Index
Here's an easy way to find all the great highwaySTAR material you may have missed over the past two years.

[11-Jan-02]

Truck of the Month
Laurie and Jody Laroue turn heads everywhere they go.

[11-Jan-02]

The Tax Man
Don Wilkinson may have opened our eyes to the subtleties of the tax code, but that was just the tip of his iceberg.

[07-Dec-01]

Summertime Dreams
See anyone you know? Here's a few of the faces that made Summer 2001 such an incredible time.

[07-Nov-01]

National Body Takes First Flight
NTAC promises much for owner-operators.

[07-Nov-01]

The Big Shows Shine
The 2001 season powers into late July and August at Fergus and the Rodeo.

[07-Sep-01]

Still To Come: The August Shows!
There's more to come.

[07-Aug-01]

A Proud Canadian
James Doel's old 1962 KW still works most days, but takes the winters off.

[07-Aug-01]

Still More Chrome
Here's part two of our summer truck-show report.

[07-Aug-01]

Driver Profile: Terry Domier
It's all about what you leave behind, says Vancouver's Terry Domier.

[09-Jul-01]

Start Polishing!
The shows have begun.

[09-Jul-01]

Bring on the Chrome
Here's the lowdown on the season's first few truck shows.

[04-Jun-01]

Driver Profile: Craig Butt
Experience doesn't come cheap when you live in Newfoundland.

[04-Jun-01]

Born to Truck
Mike Hluschuk is a pro all the way, and nowadays a show winner too.

[04-May-01]

Working the Tax Angles
There's more than one way to skin a cat.

[04-May-01]

Jason's Jewel
Truck of the Month: like picking money up from the side of the road, really.

[04-Apr-01]

We're Doing It All Wrong
Canadian truckers may soon be able to afford to eat in restaurants again.

[08-Mar-01]

The Price We Pay
Maybe drivers need to rearrange their priorities a little.

[08-Mar-01]

Buying a Camera
Part two in a very irregular series to help you take better pictures of your truck.

[08-Mar-01]

Business Smarts
Tax planning: it's never too late to start.

[06-Feb-01]

Be A Buddy
It doesn't take much to put a big smile on a child's face.

[06-Feb-01]

Are Tolls the Answer?
We desperately need more highways here in Canada.

[04-Jan-01]

Room, With a View
After 19 years on the hill, the Kamloops Travel Center is about to get a facelift.

[04-Jan-01]

No Parking!
What's a tired trucker supposed to do?

[05-Dec-00]

Moms Do It All
It's tough running a family when your husband's on the road all the time.

[03-Nov-00]

Is Saskatchewan the Canary in the Coal Mine?
A model for the national problem: not enough roads to handle booming freight volumes.

[03-Nov-00]

Wow! What a Truck
As best we can figure, Mike Duffy has lightitis.

[05-Oct-00]

The Shining
Show fever grows while Mike Duffy raises the ante every time out.

[04-Oct-00]

Speed Thrills
European truck racing: a model for North America?

[06-Sep-00]

Highway Shame
A day late and a few billion short.

[06-Sep-00]

A Piece of History
The Dogwood Truck Stop has been a driver's oasis for 60 years.

[04-Aug-00]

Photo Tips
Better pics. Wider smiles.

[06-Jul-00]

Driver Profile: Lawrence Sokoloski
For a guy who was told early on that he'd never amount to much of a truck driver, Lawrence 'Sok' Sokoloski doesn't have much left to prove.

[06-Jul-00]

New U.S. Hours Proposal Falls Flat
The folks down south are really in a lather now.

[05-Jun-00]

Good Impressions
At the Irving Big Stop in Aulac, N.B., Marsha Haylock re-defines the phrase 'service with a smile'.

[08-May-00]

Driver Profile: Linda Simon
If there were more women in this business, Linda Simon's career path might not seem so unusual.

[08-May-00]

Your Office Chair
There's more to spec'ing a good truck seat than making sure it offers a smooth ride.

[04-Apr-00]

Driver Profile: Mary Dunlop
Saskatchewan's Mary Dunlop is an owner-operator who'll haul anything you can get on a lowboy.

[04-Apr-00]

Eating on the Run
Eating properly takes a little extra effort, but you can do it. And it doesn't have to taste bad.

[06-Mar-00]

Sound Systems
You don't have to mortgage the house - again - to get decent sound in your truck. And you deserve it anyway.

[01-Feb-00]

The Professional Tourist: Mackenzie Highway
Here's an Alberta museum dedicated to the building of the Mackenzie Highway and to 1940s-vintage Internationals.

[01-Feb-00]

The Best Gift
Tony Hopp knows how tough it is to find a suitable transplant organ, but he's got a plan to remedy the problem.

[05-Jan-00]

The Professional Tourist: Hopewell Rocks
Should you find yourself holed up for a weekend somewhere around Moncton, N.B., why not check out one of the greatest natural marvels this country has to offer: The Hopewell Rocks, otherwise known as the Flowerpot rocks.

[02-Dec-99]

Driver Profile: Gilles Martin
Good things come to those who haul small packages.

[30-Nov-99]

Fiber for All
Put fiber in your diet and you've got a broom for your digestive system. It sweeps away harmful substances.

[28-Oct-99]

The Professional Tourist
Laid over? Got a bit of time on your hands? One of the greatest advantages we have as truck drivers is getting paid for traveling around this great country of ours.

[19-Oct-99]

Driver Profile: Bob Stranden
Bob figures life is at its best when he's out there on the road, alone, with nobody peering over his shoulder.

[19-Oct-99]