Should I Become an Owner Operator?
Many company drivers wonder if they should climb the ladder and become an owner operator.
With the high operating expenses, particularly the high cost of diesel fuel, the advantages of becoming an owner operator are almost non-existent in the present economic climate in the trucking industry.
A well paid company driver at a decent carrier, may very well be better off financially than an owner operator these days.
Is there enough money to be made to make high dollar truck payments nowadays?
Dave is a 35+ year trucker, who has been a company driver, an owner operator and a fleet owner over the years, gives his opinion, regarding this dilemma of many company drivers.
For more articles and information, check out the section on our website dedicated to owner operators.
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