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Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Avoiding Extra Fees and Fines When Going State to State

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Avoiding Extra Fees and Fines When Going State to State

Since the economy has been in the crapper and state budgets have fallen short, states are now finding every which way to squeeze revenue out of you with tickets and violations — no matter how big or small. Speeding tickets are the most obvious, but over the last 5 years I’ve seen a big increase in other citations as well.

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Hot Shot Tricks – Trailer Versatility is Key

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Hot Shot Tricks – Trailer Versatility is Key

As a hot shot hauler, trailer versatility is the name of the game when booking loads. I run with four trailers total — two enclosed and two flatbed trailers — because running with just one trailer limits the types of jobs you are able to haul. Here’s what I run with, depending…Read more

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself – 3 Keys to Effective Maintenance

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself – 3 Keys to Effective Maintenance

Repairing things has always been a skill of mine. I’m a certified welder and built houses for 20 years in areas with huge snowfall. In other words, I had to work harder at making them stronger. Fixing things is an unavoidable task–at home and on the job.The same goes maintenance…Read more

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: 5 Ways to Reduce Your Operating Costs

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: 5 Ways to Reduce Your Operating Costs

The costs of being an owner/operator on the road can add up pretty quickly if you don’t know what you’re doing. I’ve been there; done that. Lucky for you, I’m going to share my 5 best ways to take that bottom line and stretch it as far as it will…Read more

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Getting Speeding Tickets? You’re An Idiot

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Getting Speeding Tickets? You’re An Idiot

Are you a CMV operator? Have you gotten more than three tickets? If you have, you’re an idiot. I don’t have time for idiots. No hauler has time for tickets. They’re a pain in the ass and cost you money. You can avoid getting a speeding ticket while you’re on the road….Read more