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Trucking owner-operators need special business skills and knowledge to be successful in the trucking industry. If you are an independent owner-operator, you need to have a special understanding of the motivation and dedication it takes to make it in this business. This section of Layover.com is for the owner-operators and those who want to learn how to become one.

The Dock: Tips for the Owner Operator

John Ewing

    Attitude - Part 2
    Last month we talked about spending the week listening to that voice that's constantly running in your head. Assuming that you've been able to actually listen rather than participate...

Trucking Industry Articles/Columns

  • The Grapevine - The U.S. Department of Labor, the IRS and state workforce agencies have been cracking down on businesses that are believed to be misclassifying employees as independent contractors. The Labor Department has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with 21 state workforce agencies to detect and deter misclassification...
  • Tax Tips - Q. I'm going to be very busy this coming February and March. I would like for you to list what I would need for my Income Tax Preparation. I will go over it with my wife so she can get you the information...


  • Working With Your Dispatcher/Broker - As an Owner Operator, you are a businessman or businesswoman, so you should always carry yourself accordingly. We all know that the first impression is the lasting impression; in other words,...

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