Category Archives: Documents and Regulations

A stock photo of a stacks of paperwork on a desk.

You have to finish your homework before you hit the road

What documents does an owner/operator need to start?

Becoming an owner/operator requires more than that buying a tractor, hooking up to a trailer and hitting the road. Your first several steps on your journey to running a trucking business will involve copious amounts of paperwork and spending a fair amount of time on the phone talking to various government agencies. So, what documents does an owner/operator need to start? This is not an exhaustive list and you might need to do some different things based on the state where your business is going to be based and incorporated. Speaking with a lawyer and/or a professional business manager wouldn’t be the worst idea when you’re starting out. Read the rest of this entry >>