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Whether you already have your own truck or looking to Lease-To-Purchase a truck of your own, Knight Transportation has a program for you!

Knight Transportation offers programs to Independent Contractors that already have their own trucks and looking to contract onto Knight Transportation and use Knight Transportation's trailers and operating authority.

Don’t own a truck but want to? Knight Transportation has a Lease-To-Purchase-Plan where company drivers can work towards truck ownership.

Owner Operator Truck Driving Programs

  • Own their own truck
  • Want to contract with Knight Transportation and pull our trailers
  • Have 1 year of OTR experience in the last 5 years
  • Knight Transportation company driver for a minimum of 90 days
  • Don’t own a truck but want to
  • Have 1 year of OTR experience in the last 5 years

You own the road. Now, own your career.

Knight Transportation's stability offers you flexible routes nationwide, regional, or dedicated, with 24/7 support, 24 terminals, and 17 shops. Additionally, Knight Transportation provides a stable freight network with a large customer base so you have flexible home time for your lifestyle.

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Truck Owner Driver Qualifications

  • At least 24 years of age
  • 1 year OTR experience within the last 5 years
  • Must complete Contractor Qualification Process
  • Max of two moving violations in last 2 years
  • No more than one preventable accident in last 2 years

Tractor Specifications

  • Wheel base less than 265 inches
  • Sliding fifth wheel
  • 3-axle with sleeper
  • Stack height 13’ to 13’6”
  • Maximum weight of 18,500 lbs.
  • Fifth wheel height of 47.5” or less
  • Governed at 68 mph Cruise, 70 mph Pedal (we cover cost)
  • Tractor must be 7 years old or newer

Owner Operator Lease Purchase Program

Our truck lease program gives Knight Transportation Driving Associates an opportunity to Lease-To-Own a truck without some of the complexities that challenge drivers when purchasing trucks on their own. We offer various makes and models of tractors at industry-leading low weekly payments!

Owner Operator Benefits

Learn more about Knight Transportation Owner Operator driving opportunities. Call us at 602-239-4711

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