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A short lesson on spending and tax deductions

There is always someone trying to sell you something for your truck.  Whether it’s a salesman at a parts counter, or an ad you’re...

Can You Be an Owner Operator Without Having Money Saved Up

Many trucking companies offer various lease purchase type programs to get you in the big rig owner’s seat. While their lease purchase...

Why Drive for a Trucking Company for at Least Two Years?

Why Drive for a Trucking Company for at Least Two Years? Most trucking companies want 2 or more years Over The Road (OTR) experience before...

Deciding on Leasing a Truck

Now, you have to figure out who you want to lease on with. If you’re already a company driver, a good place to look first is the company...

What information should commercial carriers (i.e. truckers) should know before transporting cargo from Canada or Mexico into the United States?

As a commercial carrier/trucker entering the U.S. with cargo, you are responsible for ensuring the goods you are transporting get to the...

Benefits of Being a Semi-Truck Owner Operator

Benefits of Being a Semi-Truck Owner Operator You Are The Boss! You decide what loads to haul and what locations you want to travel....

Becoming Big Rig Owner-Operator

So, you think you want to buy a truck and be an owner-operator. In good economic times, it’s a bad idea. In the current economic climate,...

How to Drive a Tractor‐Trailer

Part 1 of 3: Knowing the Basics Before You Get Your License1 Understand how to start a truck. To start the truck you let the gauges reset...

Regional Vs. National Carriers

Regional vs. National carriers Some carriers run 48 states and Canada. Others restrict their operations to a regional area, or sometimes...

Major Factors Influencing Diesel Fuel Prices

While the cost to produce diesel fuel is less than producing gasoline, the contributing factors below will be the major issues to impact...