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What Owner-Operators and Small Fleets Need to Know about ELDs
What Owner-Operators and Small Fleets Need to Know about ELDs

August 15, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's electronic logging device mandate is causing a lot of confusion and concern among the smallest fleets and...

Making Lease-Purchase Work
Making Lease-Purchase Work

July 31, 2013
Short of holding a square dance in a minefield, there can’t be many situations as fraught with risk as establishing a lease-purchase program to help build...

Buy Used, Build Equity
Buy Used, Build Equity

July 8, 2013
Here are two things you need to know about buying a truck: it takes big bucks to play with big trucks, and there no such thing as a free lunch. Keep those...

5 Ways to Succeed or Fail as an Owner-Operator
5 Ways to Succeed or Fail as an Owner-Operator

June 10, 2013
Sometimes owner-operators are their own worst enemy. They too often do things to undermine their business – like budgeting based on the best of times, not...

Are Your Driving Habits Feeding Your Fuel Bill?
Are Your Driving Habits Feeding Your Fuel Bill?

April 10, 2013
Poor fuel mileage can be a make-or-break proposition for owner-operators, and a lot of whether you get 6 mpg or 8 mpg depends on your skills and habits as a...

Don't Let Poor Brake Adjustment Catch You Unawares
Don't Let Poor Brake Adjustment Catch You Unawares

April 8, 2013
While equipment defects are a cause in only a small percentage of truck crashes, brake defects account for a large percentage of the trucks taken out of...