Make sure you get a carrier that is interested in you for the long haul; one you can make money with and that treats you well. Darrell Titus | Owner-operator, TNT2 Trucking Co.
Check the CSA report for one thing. If it's bad go to your next pick.
Get a basic DSLR camera and go out for a shooting session whenever you see something interesting.
Managing decisions on the road like rest and drive times are the key.
Think of the truck as a separate person. The truck gets 16 cents per mile for every hub mile traveled. The only reason money can come out of that account is for truck expenses, such ...
Ambition is the answer, and maintenance. Hard work and a ship-shape rig lead to many benefits. Donnie Slate | Fleet management | Timplex Corp.
Get to know your truck inside and out. Learn to do the work yourself and you will do a better job and save money in the long run. I am a female owner-operator and work ...
It'll be what you make it. Ignore "end of the industry" announcements. Save for retirement. John Batson | Owner-operator, Bluebird Capacity Services LLC
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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