Category: Motor Carrier Authority

November 20, 2017

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

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

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 [Updated 2021]

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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July 30, 2015

Three Things You Need to Know About Lease Agreements

There are three types of lease agreements: lease purchase, lease program, and lease on to a carrier. Here’s a brief overview of each option and ways to determine which lease may be best for you.

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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 [Updated 2021]

Want to know more about the basics of semi truck insurance? Here are the most common terms you should know when looking to purchase insurance for your company. We cover more about basic coverage, specialized coverage, and more! If you plan on starting a trucking company, this is a must-know.

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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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September 13, 2013

Top 10 Things to Consider When Applying For Your Motor Carrier Authority

If you’re thinking about starting your own trucking company, it’s important to consider the cost it takes to start. Here’s our list of the top 10 things you should think about when applying for your motor carrier authority.

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