July 30, 2023
You need the right tools for any job, and the biggest tool an owner operator needs up front is a truck – or access to one, at the very least. Leasing a truck, however, can be confusing. Here are some common questions that owner operators need to know before making the decision to lease.
April 28, 2023
Safety inspections are part of the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) experience. There’s no way around it. Here’s everything you need to know about the six levels of inspection to help you be a safer and more efficient driver.
April 18, 2023
We know firsthand how hard it can be to shoulder the responsibilities of an owner-operator, especially when you’re starting out as a one-truck business. That’s why we’ve created this step-by-step guide to starting a trucking business. Read our blog to learn the four key steps you need to take to get your business up and running!
April 5, 2023
Truck drivers are vital to the industry, requiring the mental endurance of long hours on the road, combined with the know-how to handle tens of thousands of pounds of freight at highway speeds in all sorts of conditions. But there is a difference between just any truck driver and the driver that can make the grade when it comes to being at that sweet spot of skill, endurance, intelligence, and know-how. Let’s take a look at just a few methods you can use to draw in quality drivers!
January 30, 2023
A Breakdown of One of the Most Important Driver Safety Scores As an owner operator, your safety habits and accountability measures matter. Not only do they have an impact on your bottom line, they also affect the safety and wellbeing of other drivers on the road. When each member of the trucking industry takes their…
January 26, 2023
Staying up-to-date with the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) drug and alcohol requirements is one of the most important tasks required of owner operators. Learn about a nifty tool that can help you stay on top of it all: The Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.
March 14, 2022
Clean company records are a necessity in the trucking industry. With the sheer volume of federal regulations, licenses, and safety procedures needed to operate a shipping business, it makes sense that keeping accurate books is a priority for all.