If you’re an owner operator with experience hauling a diverse set of trailers, Trailer Transit, Inc. wants to talk to you!

Please take a moment to read over our vehicle and contractor requirements to see if you qualify.

Trailer transit
Minimum Equipment Requirements
(Needed at time of Sign On)
  • Tractor must look good and pass a D.O.T. annual inspection in Porter, Indiana.
  • Cellular telephone.
Suggested Additional Equipment
  • Headache rack
  • Extended fifth-wheel track, enabling the fifth-wheel to slide back over the rear axle.
  • Pintle hook, ball hitch, and electric brakes
  • Light bar – used on trailers without rear lights or with a different electrical system (Available at cost through Trailer Transit)
  • Tie-Down Equipment: (Available at cost through Trailer Transit)
    • Six 20-foot chains, 5/16″ high tensile or 3/8″
    • Six chain binders
    • Four 4-inch x 30-foot straps with flat hooks
    • Four ratchet-type winches
Base Plate and Permits
  • Cost of Indiana Base Plate can be deducted from each settlement
  • Contractor must provide proof that the current year Federal Highway Use Tax has been paid
  • Contractor must have the original or copy of the original title to the tractor
  • Trailer Transit provides ALL other permits
Independent Contractor Requirements
  • All contractors must be willing to run all 48 states
  • Extensive and verifiable over-the-road, tractor-trailer experience
  • Clean driving record
  • Must pass D.O.T. physical at our clinic
  • Must pass D.O.T. drug testing
  • Must have CDL endorsements for Tank and Doubles