Headquartered in Illinois, Independent owner-operator W. Joel Baker has maintained his carrier authority since 1999. All told, he's amassed 40 years of experience in the trucking industry. Baker's operated a wide variety of equipment, including reefers, vans, flatbeds, low boys, hoppers, auto haulers, liquid-bulk tankers and pneumatics. He's been certified by the National Safety Council and is a past recipient of the Knights of the Highway award. Today, he's also a licensed insurance agent specializing in providing trucking insurance (commercial auto insurance) to other truck owners. Find him via his TruckOwnersInsurance.com and LearntoTruck.com websites.