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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!
April 9, 2020
Pros and Cons of Different Trailer Types [Infographic]
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
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.
February 12, 2020
Changes to FMCSA Regulations: Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
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
What Is the New Entrant Safety 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.
August 26, 2019
How to Win As an 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.
August 2, 2019
What Is IRP or Apportioned Registration?
Is your trucking company required to register under the International Registration Plan (IRP)? Learn more about the importance of getting your IRP apportioned registration.
July 17, 2019
How Much Does It Cost to Start a Trucking Company?
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.
How to Finance Your Startup Trucking Company
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.
July 9, 2019
Route to Becoming an 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.