5 Ways to Succeed and Fail as an Owner-Operator

The pressure is on as an owner-operator – you’re excited to own a business, earn more than ever and venture outside of the employee comfort zone, but there is much, much more to manage and plan for. It’s important to establish the right routine, structure and spending...

Should I Buy or Lease My Truck as an Owner-Operator?

There are many benefits to making the leap into being an independent owner-operator. You have the freedom to choose jobs with greater scrutiny and you can also increase your cash flow dramatically. However, there’s a lot more to plan for and manage, as you will now be...

Permian Basin Revival is good for Trucking

Hello! The US Geological Survey released on Tuesday announced the finding of a vast field of shale rock in West Texas, that could yield 20 billion barrels of oil. If that happened it would make it the largest source of oil the US Geological Survey has ever assessed....

100 Day Action Plan to Spur Oil & Gas

Did you know there’s a 100 Day Action Plan for Oil & Gas? What does that mean for trucking? We think that a Trump Presidency will be good for trucking, and we think it will show up fairly soon in the oil & gas sector. All you need to do is take a look at what...

2 Quick Tips to Lower Your Taxes

Here are two quick tips that directly apply to Truckers to help you save money on your taxes.   1. Manage your taxable income so that you end up in a more favorable tax bracket … A great example here would be getting needed repairs done on your truck or trucks....

Who Has to Comply with the ELD Rule?

Electronic Data Logging Compliance The ELD rule applies to most motor carriers and drivers who are currently required to maintain records of duty status (RODS) per Part 395, 49 CFR 395.8(a). The rule applies to commercial buses as well as trucks, and to Canada- and...