Before you sign a lease-purchase, you may want to check out
my Kindle book, “Bare-Knuckle Trucking; Strategies for Owner-Operator
Survival.” I wrote this book to detail many of the ways motor carriers and
their captive finance companies transfer the capital cost and tax burdens to
lease-purchase operators while retaining ownership of the truck to indirectly
control the lease-purchase operator. I actually got the title to my truck, but
it was through a unique set of circumstances that will not be easily replicated
at a large fleet. I did learn a lot about the mechanics of the lease-purchase
process, along with the way motor carriers use lease-purchases to the carrier’s
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