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Category: Motor Carrier Authority

January 29, 2018

How to Use Your Tax Refund to Start Your Trucking Company

Once you’ve gone through the hassle of filing your taxes, you may be eligible for a tax refund. Many people like to splurge on a big investment like a new car or put the money toward other debts. If you have a little bit of cash from your tax refund, why not put it to…

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December 21, 2017

New Year, New You, New Trucking Company

Have you made your new year’s resolutions yet? If you haven’t, here’s an idea to put on your list: start your own trucking company! Now is the perfect time to take the leap. Here are some tips on how you can successfully make your new business a reality: Make a Specific Plan Many new year’s…

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November 20, 2017

Do I Need Interstate or Intrastate Operating Authority?

Are you looking to start your own trucking company? Have you decided where you want to haul? What you want to haul? How you’re getting the truck you need to haul? Before you even start hauling your first load, you’ll need to get proper licensing and registration. The question is, where do you even start?…

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October 17, 2017

Get Your Trucking Company to Grow

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

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

Are you looking to start your own trucking company but don’t know how? Here’s how Motor Carrier HQ can help.

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July 30, 2015

Three Things You Need to Know About Lease Agreements

Understanding lease agreements can be confusing for someone who is considering becoming an owner operator and to people who are new to trucking. In simple words, the term lease means paying a fee to use someone else’s equipment. When leasing a truck, the leasing agreement can be for years or month by month. People are…

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June 24, 2015

Finding Your Freight

If you’ve already started down the path of running your own motor carrier company, you find yourself stuck at the most crucial part – finding freight. When looking for freight, it’s not so much finding random loads to haul here and there, but finding consistent work that is worth your time. Thanks to technology, finding…

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May 27, 2015

Understanding Commercial Truck Insurance

It’s required by law for a small business or an owner operator offering trucking services to have commercial truck insurance coverage. This insurance can be a costly item for a company that owns only one or two trucks. However, there are options available that are geared toward the type of truck, the goods carried, the…

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May 26, 2015

Four Common Health Risks for Motor Carriers

Whether your have your Motor Carrier Authority and don’t get behind the wheel as much or your a truck driver on the road, keeping safe is important. At Motor Carrier HQ, we want to keep you informed with the most up-to-date health risks that truck drivers can face. Know the facts.

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