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6 Owner Operator Tips for Being Sick OTR November 22 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

Ever had to pull over to puke? We sure hope not! Being sick is never fun. And whether it's aches, pains, chills, a fever, stomach discomfort, or drowsiness, symptoms of sickness can severely interfere with your life. Being sick while OTR, however, is a whole extra layer of torture! 

Ever had to pull over to puke? We sure hope not! Being sick is never fun. And whether it's aches, pains, chills, a fever, stomach discomfort, or drowsiness, symptoms of sickness can severely interfere with your life. Being sick while OTR, however, is a whole extra layer of torture! 

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5 Owner Operator Tips for Finding Health Insurance November 22 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

It is the very end of open enrollment time for most health insurance plans. If you are an owner operator or operate as an independent contractor, you need to have a plan in place before the end of November so you aren't left without coverage. Here are some quick owner operator tips to help you pick the best coverage, if these final days of November have you in a panic!

It is the very end of open enrollment time for most health insurance plans. If you are an owner operator or operate as an independent contractor, you need to have a plan in place before the end of November so you aren't left without coverage. Here are some quick owner operator tips to help you pick the best coverage, if these final days of November have you in a panic!

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43 Year South Dakota Trucking Veteran Turns in Her Keys October 26 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

Jeannie Pritts has been driving truck for 43 years. In fact, it would have been 48 years if she hadn’t had a five year break for a neck injury. Her late husband was involved in trucking for 64 years. In all that time they never had a single accident, but they saw quite a few. Now that she is facing retirement, Jeannie took some time to chat with us and give her perspective on how trucking has shaped her over the years.

Jeannie Pritts has been driving truck for 43 years. In fact, it would have been 48 years if she hadn’t had a five year break for a neck injury. Her late husband was involved in trucking for 64 years. In all that time they never had a single accident, but they saw quite a few. Now that she is facing retirement, Jeannie took some time to chat with us and give her perspective on how trucking has shaped her over the years.

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What to Expect if Selected For a DOT Inspection May 27 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

Most of us get butterflies when we think about DOT inspection or CVSA inspection during Roadcheck week. But you don't have to be nervous if you go in prepared for what will occur. Roadcheck in 2017 will be June 6-8. Below we have a brief synopsis of what you can expect if you are selected for a DOT inspection this year. 

Most of us get butterflies when we think about DOT inspection or CVSA inspection during Roadcheck week. But you don't have to be nervous if you go in prepared for what will occur. Roadcheck in 2017 will be June 6-8. Below we have a brief synopsis of what you can expect if you are selected for a DOT inspection this year. 

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[Infographic] Owner Operator Tips: Best Food to Keep With You On The Truck May 27 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

Summer is a great time to work on getting healthier! We are continuing our series of owner operator tips by sharing five foods we think all OTR drivers should keep in their truck. Whether you're trying to lose weight, or maintain your health, these five super foods will help you kickstart your summer goals!

Summer is a great time to work on getting healthier! We are continuing our series of owner operator tips by sharing five foods we think all OTR drivers should keep in their truck. Whether you're trying to lose weight, or maintain your health, these five super foods will help you kickstart your summer goals!

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Owner Operator Tips: How to Use a Crock Pot in Your Truck May 12 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

We get it; eating healthy food cheaply is HARD while on the road. Thankfully there are some awesome tools now that can make life a LOT easier... using a Crock Pot! If you want to save money and try some healthy recipes that don't taste like cardboard, read on for our tips on using a slow cooker in your truck!

We get it; eating healthy food cheaply is HARD while on the road. Thankfully there are some awesome tools now that can make life a LOT easier... using a Crock Pot! If you want to save money and try some healthy recipes that don't taste like cardboard, read on for our tips on using a slow cooker in your truck!

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3 Owner Operator Tips to Make Life on the Road Healthier May 8 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

 

86% of truckers on the road today are overweight, and most are obese. It is no secret that being on the road makes it very hard for drivers to stay healthy; and when you make the investment to become an owner operator, being on the road is necessary for your business to grow. How can you find balance to stay healthy AND get in the miles? Here are our tips.

 

86% of truckers on the road today are overweight, and most are obese. It is no secret that being on the road makes it very hard for drivers to stay healthy; and when you make the investment to become an owner operator, being on the road is necessary for your business to grow. How can you find balance to stay healthy AND get in the miles? Here are our tips.

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Owner Operator Tips: 1 Simple Thing Every Driver Needs to Succeed April 20 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

There are plenty of blogs out there about how to be a successful driver; there are tons of videos and how-to posts giving owner operator tips. But what if we boiled all of that down to one simple tip? Well, we did just that. Really, this isn't just an owner operator tip, it is for all drivers. 

There are plenty of blogs out there about how to be a successful driver; there are tons of videos and how-to posts giving owner operator tips. But what if we boiled all of that down to one simple tip? Well, we did just that. Really, this isn't just an owner operator tip, it is for all drivers. 

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6 Tips on How to Start a Trucking Company - Owner Operator March 2 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

People start trucking companies all the time. But that doesn't mean that all trucking companies are successful. If you have been wondering how to start a trucking company as an owner operator, but you've been intimidated by the commitment, these tips are for you. 

People start trucking companies all the time. But that doesn't mean that all trucking companies are successful. If you have been wondering how to start a trucking company as an owner operator, but you've been intimidated by the commitment, these tips are for you. 

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5 Quick Tips for Owner Operator Taxes February 6 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

It is tax season! The time when owner operators either breathe easy because they know they have all their documentation ready, or the time when they panic because they weren't as organized in 2016 as they meant to be. If you regularly dread tax time, we have some tips for you; and we went straight to the experts! 

It is tax season! The time when owner operators either breathe easy because they know they have all their documentation ready, or the time when they panic because they weren't as organized in 2016 as they meant to be. If you regularly dread tax time, we have some tips for you; and we went straight to the experts! 

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