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July 8, 2020
Deciding whether your trucking company needs an MC Number or DOT Number is an important part of starting your trucking company. Check out this overview of what each of these are and the differences between the two.
July 7, 2020
You can get a DOT Number in about an hour that is active immediately. However, if you need an MC Number, it takes a few weeks before that number becomes active. Learn more about how long it takes!
May 29, 2020
Hiring a bad driver for your trucking company can be detrimental. Here are some of the consequences you can face when hiring someone who’s not the right fit, plus some tips to make the hiring process go smoothly.
May 27, 2020
The International Fuel Tax Agreement is how states and some provinces in Canada adjust and balance taxes collected on fuel based on miles traveled instead of just where fuel was purchased. Learn more about what IFTA is and how it works!
April 9, 2020
A big piece of equipment you need for becoming the owner of your own trucking company or an independent owner operator is the right trailer. Here are a few of the more common trailer types and their advantages and disadvantages.
March 16, 2020
Your DOT PIN is an important number to have on hand, as it allows you to log into all of DOT’s and FMCSA’s systems to update information about your trucking company and get important info, like CSA scores. Watch our video tutorial on how you can get yours.
February 12, 2020
The FMCSA has created a Clearinghouse to better track driver’s drug and alcohol records. We’ve covered everything you need to know about this new regulation and how to keep your company compliant.
October 31, 2019
The new entrant safety audit is a necessary part of starting your own trucking company. You can expect to be audited within the first 12 months of operation. Here’s a brief overview of what it is and how you can be prepared for yours.
August 26, 2019
In order to be successful as an owner operator, you must be able to handle your money. Calculate exactly how much you’re saving with our free downloadable spreadsheet.