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July 2, 2019

How to Purchase Commercial Truck Insurance

Haulin Assets, Insurance

Starting a new trucking company? Get the right commercial truck insurance. Get some tips to find the right one to help you keep startup costs low and save money in the long run.

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August 27, 2018

The Biennial Update: When to Update Your MCS-150


If you already have your operating authority, your trucking company is good to go, right? Not quite. If you’ve been in the trucking industry for a while as an owner operator or the owner of your own company and you have a USDOT number, you are required by the FMCSA to participate in the biennial…

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January 29, 2018

How To Use Your Tax Refund To Start Your Trucking Company [Updated 2020]

Motor Carrier Authority, Owner Operator, Truck Purchases

Got extra cash? Start your own trucking company. Here are some perks of using your tax refund to start your company and an idea of how much it will cost.

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December 21, 2017

How to Start Your Trucking Company in 2021

Motor Carrier Authority, Owner Operator

It’s a new year, new you, and a new trucking company. Get the help you need to learn how to start your trucking company this year, from getting your operating authority to picking the right truck. We’ve got plenty of resources for you to check out!

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November 20, 2017

Do I Need Interstate or Intrastate Operating Authority? [Updated 2020]

Motor Carrier Authority

Whether you plan on hauling loads in one state or more than one state can determine what type of paperwork you need to fill out for the FMCSA. Learn more about the difference between interstate and intrastate operations.

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October 17, 2017

Get Your Trucking Company to Grow

Motor Carrier Authority

If you’ve worked towards starting your own trucking company, you may be asking yourself, “Now what?” Getting your company started is the hard part, but where do you go from there? How do you get it to grow? Here are a few things you should keep in mind to keep your trucking company running for…

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October 6, 2017

Be Your own Boss as a Trucker

Motor Carrier Authority

What is your favorite part about being a trucker? Is it living life on the open road? Is it the freedom to set your own schedule? Maybe it’s something else. There are many people who don’t understand what it’s like to live as a trucker. While there’s a lot of freedom, it can be one…

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September 27, 2017

How To Get Your Trucking Company Started [Updated 2021]

Business Management, Motor Carrier Authority

Are you looking to start your own trucking company but don’t know how? Here’s how Motor Carrier HQ can help, such as getting your trucking authority, helping you set up your business, and so much more!

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April 21, 2016

DOT Compliance Checklist [Updated for 2021]

Articles, DOT

Navigating the FMCSA’s rules and regulations can be confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a basic checklist of some things to consider when looking for a list to be compliant.

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April 7, 2016

6 Steps to Becoming an Owner Operator


No matter how long you’ve been driving, the thought of working for yourself and becoming an owner-operator has probably crossed your mind at least once. Up until now, it may have seemed like an unachievable goal, but it’s your time. Before you pick out a new truck and kick your current employer out of your…

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