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May 27, 2020

What Is IFTA?


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!

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April 9, 2020

Pros and Cons of Different Trailer Types [Infographic]

Truck Purchases

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.

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March 16, 2020

How To Request a DOT PIN (With Video Tutorial)


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.

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February 12, 2020

Changes to FMCSA Regulations: Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Drug and Alcohol Compliance

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.

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October 31, 2019

What Is the New Entrant Safety Audit?

DOT Audit

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.

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August 26, 2019

How to Win As an Owner Operator

Haulin Assets, Owner Operator

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.

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August 2, 2019

What Is IRP or Apportioned Registration?

Haulin Assets, IRP

Is your trucking company required to register under the International Registration Plan (IRP)? Learn more about the importance of getting your IRP apportioned registration.

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July 17, 2019

How Much Does It Cost to Start a Trucking Company?

Haulin Assets

We decided to show exactly how much it costs to start a trucking company by starting our own. Learn what it takes to start a trucking company and exactly how much you can expect to pay.

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How to Finance Your Startup Trucking Company

Haulin Assets

It’s one thing to know how much your trucking company costs, it’s another to get the money to start it. Besides taking a loan, here are other ways you can make starting your trucking company more affordable.

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July 9, 2019

Route to Becoming an Owner Operator

Haulin Assets, Owner Operator

Is becoming an owner operator the right move for you? We’ve compiled everything you need to know to get your own trucking company started on your route to becoming an independent owner operator.

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