Keeping a big rig clean has many benefits: sharp, professional looking appearance, adds value to trade value of the vehicle, by preservation, and keeps the DOT off your back.
As exciting as it may be as a new owner operator, there are some things you need to keep in mind as you settle into your new career.
If you want to become an owner operator, there are 10 questions you should ask yourself to help determine whether or not you are ready to take on this trucking career business venture.
Learn the potential pitfalls of lease operator programs, which have a poor reputation in the trucking industry. AND with good reason!
Tips for choosing big rig specs, to build a truck to suit your needs and bring in top resale value.
It’s important for the trucking owner operator to select specs for their new truck which will not only serve them well for their present job,
but for a job down the road, should they decide to make a change in the future.
There’s nothing quite so sobering to discover that your new truck, can’t work anywhere else, but the trucking company you are now contracted to, due to weight restrictions, or an under powered motor that won’t pull heavier weights.
The best and the worst big truck diesel engines and factors to consider when looking for the best available engine for your truck.
Ready to start your own trucking company?
We explore different types of business ownership: sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation, to help you make a choice as to which structure will best suit your needs for your new business venture in the trucking industry.
Excessive regulations, such as the ones they implement in the last several years, have a serious impact on us as truck drivers and take away from the joys of a proud trucking career.
The OOIDA is a strong united voice which stands on behalf of truckers against politicians and the FMCSA.
I have quit my owner operator job. I haven’t retired from trucking.There is a difference. The pay is so lousy, the profit margin is just too low for me.
The goal of owning your own truck as an owner operator is to ultimately turn a healthy profit.
But it doesn’t come easy.
Here are some tips crafted by industry experts to help reach your goal to be a successful owner operator and help you decide if this long term commitment is for you.