Per-Diem Rate for Truckers

Q. I am a company driver. What is deductible when I’m on the road? A. While self-employed individuals can generally deduct any expenses incurred to earn their income, company drivers are limited to non-reimbursed expenses required by their employer. You are entitled to per diem for overnights and motel expenses. A good rule to follow … Continued

Trucking Facts

Industry/Owner-Operator Facts There are currently 3.9 million commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders actively driving in commerce within the United States.1 These men and women represent the driving force behind the U.S. economy, delivering 70 percent of all freight worth $11.7 trillion2 while collecting $726.4 billion in gross revenue.3 Source: In 2015, trucking carried approximately 10.9 billion tons … Continued

Lease Purchase Calculator

The best time to know if a Lease-Purchase contract will be profitable for you is before you sign it. The same is true if the contract is so flawed that there is no way on earth you can buy that truck and make a living at the same time. You don’t want to come to … Continued

Hot Fuel Calculator

The price of gasoline and diesel is already a major concern to all motorists. What you may not know is that the temperature of the fuel you pump into your tank affects how much money you spend and how much fuel is ultimately consumed. In short, you may not be getting what you pay for. … Continued

Visual Inspection Checklist

Pre- and post-trip inspection checks…made easy. Use the checklist below to complete your pre- and post-trip inspections.