If you’ve just started driving a commercial truck for a living, you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed. To find out our three top tips for rookie truckers, check out “Tips for Rookie Truckers,” a blog post by Reliable Permit Solutions, LLC.
Do you want to be a company driver, or an owner operator? If you’re new to the trucking business, or still studying for your license you should check out “Company Driver or Owner Operator,” a blog post by Reliable Permit Solutions, LLC.
Trucking is a heavily regulated industry so check out “License and Permit Checklist for New Trucking Companies,” a blog post by Reliable Permit Solutions, LLC to find out which steps to take to operate legally as an interstate trucking company.
When Can You Operate as a Commercial Truck? A Guide for Entrepreneurs Whether you run a business that requires your own fleet of trucks, or you offer transportation and logistics services, you would need to follow some rules and regulations before your vehicle could legally run as a commercial truck, to find out more about this and trucking permits, read on. The Federal law on commercial motor vehicles According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, found at 49 U.S.C. 31132, Section 31132. A commercial motor vehicle is defined as a self-propelled or towed vehicle used on the highways in interstate commerce to transport passengers or property, if the vehicle— (A) has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross vehicle weight of at least 10,001 pounds, whichever is greater. (B) is designed or used to transport more than 8 passengers (including the driver) for compensation. (C) is designed or used [...]