Owner Operator Trucking articles and tips on how to succeed as an owner operator truck driver.

April 8, 2018
How do owner operators find loads?

Status Transportation Pay it Forward: How Do Owner Operators Find Loads?

Nowadays there are many ways for owner operators to find loads. They don’t need to be waiting in truck stops, like in the old days, constantly checking the physical load boards. They don’t need to be rushing into the nearest payphone praying to be the first caller and hoping it’s […]
December 16, 2017
Owner operator trucking clean driving record

Owner Operator Trucking Jobs: The Benefits of a Clean Driving Record

You probably read this kind of ad while searching for owner operator trucking jobs if you are an independent driver: “Company requires a Truck driver with a clean driving record.” Why is this so important? Well, this is because employers and their insurance companies want to make sure they hire […]
November 21, 2017
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What Does Tesla’s Truck Mean to Statustrucks Owner Operators?

Last week Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the fully electric Tesla Semi at an event hosted at Tesla’s Design Studio in Hawthorne, California. The trucks are scheduled to be out by 2019 and despite much skepticism about Tesla being able to deliver on their promises, the pre-orders are already rolling […]
December 17, 2016

Status Transportation Corporation Compares Company Driver vs. Owner Operator

We have put together a list of frequently asked questions drivers ask about being a company driver vs. an owner operator.