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March 7, 2016

By far, your biggest expense as a truck driver will be fuel. This expense eats into your take- home salary.


Since fuel costs have such a big impact on your salary and ultimate success as an owner operator, it is important to focus most of your cost cutting efforts here...

March 7, 2016


In this blog post you will learn what's needed as a truck driver to contract a load through a broker.


You find the "perfect" load on a load board. You call the number and reach the broker and the information starts to flow.


Negotiating tip

When discussing the rate, try...

March 7, 2016

Every hour that your truck isn't rolling with a load is an hour not making a $100,000 truck driver salary.


In the world of business, waste is very bad for profitability. In a perfect world, equipment purchased to help generate revenue would be used 24 hours per day, 36...

March 7, 2016


As a budding owner operator, before you can seriously look for your truck and trailer you need to know how much you can spend. If you have funds set aside to help with the purchase, then you are a step ahead, mainly because financing a truck and trailer usually requir...

March 1, 2016

Using the best tools will help you achieve a $100,000 truck driver salary. One tool you will need is a load board. There are many load boards available for truckers and finding the best one can be a challenge.

The load board I use most often is the DAT load board called...

March 1, 2016

Your goal is to make a $100,000 truck driver salary. With thousands of loads available daily, how do you choose the right loads?


There are two main levers you can control to create a $100,000 truck driver salary.


The first lever is generating revenue and the second lev...

February 28, 2016


What kind of truck driver are you or do you want to be? Is truck driver salary important to you? What's your comfort level with risk?


We humans like to categorize. It allows us to compare and contrast. It helps to create a frame of reference. And it helps us to set ex...

February 28, 2016

This blog entry is intended for those who are not in the trucking world.  If you're reading this then you've come to my blog because you're curious and looking for some no-BS info on becoming a truck driver.


There are any number of reasons why you're considering the sw...

February 27, 2016

You’re constantly frustrated after bills are paid and there’s really nothing left of your truck driver salary. It sucks. So you go back to work on Monday, grinding out that next paycheck and the cycle seems never ending. You hold on to your dreams but they feel impossi...

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Jeff Bayless -
Trucker, Business Consultant, Investment Specialist, 
Gulf War and Iraq War Vet

I'm a regular guy who happens to have had a lot of different experiences. These experiences have provided a great foundation to have become a financially successful trucker in less than 6 months. I want to share what I have learned and guide you to your own financial success as a trucker. 

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