Owner Operators

A Partnered Solution to help you succeed.

Sierra Truck Licensing has developed a unique program to protect your owner operators, protect your trucking company, and to preserve your owner operators’ Independent Contractor “IC” status.

Sierra Truck Licensing has partnered with a trusted Third Party Administrator (TPA) to provide a convenient solution for maintaining an Owner Operator (O/OP) program. This partnership is intended to make the use of independent contractors more convenient.

There are four key components to the O/OP program:

The Third Party Administrator

The TPA provides the tools for an efficient onboarding experience for the O/OPs, handles the settlement processing, and 1099s.  OCC/ACC and work comp coverage is provided through one of the TPA’s preferred vendors for the Owner Operator program.

Vehicle Compliance & Authority

Sierra Truck Licensing provides the following vehicle compliance services to the Owner Operator:

  • Obtains the operating authority, DOT number and permits.
  • Prepares all IFTA quarterly reports.
  • Files 2290 taxes.
  • Completes the IRP Registration.
  • Completes and renews all permits.

DOT Safety & Compliance

Sierra Truck Licensing provides the following DOT compliance services to the O/OP and the motor carrier:

  • Maintains all the O/OP’s DOT compliance work, including but not limited to: driver files, drug & alcohol testing program, log audits, and vehicle maintenance recordkeeping.
  • Provides the motor carrier access to the Owner Operator’s DOT files.
  • Provide DOT compliance services to the motor carrier.

Auto Liability & Cargo Insurance

  • Provides the primary auto liability and high value cargo insurance for the O/OP.
  • Provide the physical damage insurance for the O/OP’s equipment and non owned physical damage insurance for the motor carrier’s trailers.
  • Provides hired and non owned auto insurance for the motor carrier with the cost based on the number of O/OPs in our program.
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