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Truck Leasing for the Owner Operator

Sep
7,
2010
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Leasing a truck and starting your own trucking business is a serious step for the want-to-be owner operator.  Knowing the right questions to ask and understanding the lease agreement is the first step in assuring that you, the driver will get the best deal.

Many new drivers starting out as an owner operator will most often begin with one of the starter trucking companies lease purchase programs, which have a high driver failure rate.  Our trucking company lease purchase survey shows the final result from 3,611 drivers, concerning these company truck leases.

Joe Hoovestol of Lone Mountain Truck Leasing

Joe Hoovestol of Lone Mountain Truck Leasing

Joe Hoovestol of Lone Mountain Truck Leasing was our guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio on Thursday, September 9th, 2010.  We discussed the details of truck leasing and what to look for in a truck lease to make sure it is driver friendly and not set-up solely for the success of the trucking company.

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 34 year veteran ( started at an early age in family moving business) of the trucking industry, many of those years spent over the road. He has been an owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and has owned and operated a moving company, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. One thing though that most will say is that the reason and motivation behind the author, Allen Smith, is the fact he is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. As you read many of the blog posts you’ll discover that he is opinionated and speaks openly about the ongoing issues of the trucking industry. He supports other fellow advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who are in need of honesty, guidance and direction. The list of supporters and like minded people grows daily and their ability to network together and share their thoughts and ideas for the betterment of others within trucking, has allowed the forward movement of... "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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