Knight Transportation - Owner Operators

Owner Operator Truck Drivers

OwnerOperators, Why Knight?

Knight understands what it takes to own your own business. Our relationship goes beyond logistics. We recognize that every Owner plays a part in making our company great. At Knight, YOU matter which is why we make it our priority to see you succeed as an Owner Operator.

For you. For your family. For each other. That’s Why Knight.

Great Features Offered To Make Owner Operators Successful:

  • Paid Base Plates And Permits Provided
  • 24/7 Operations And Breakdown Support
  • Easy Pass And Pre-Pass Toll Programs (at low charge of $3.50 per week)
  • Weekly Settlements (with exclusive settlement representative)
  • No Trailer Rental Fee
  • Additional Pay for Dead Head Miles
  • Low Cost Bobtail, Occupational Accident and Physical Damage Insurance
  • National Parts, Fuel and Maintenance Discount Programs


Additional Benefits To A Long-Lasting Relationship Include:

  • No Forced, Single Source Dispatch
  • Regional Lanes Offer Consistent Hometime Outside Your Truck
  • 30 Owner Operator Friendly Service Centers
  • Large Carrier With Small Family Feel
  • Open Door Policy
  • We are Debt Free Which Means Less Risk For Your Business
  • ATBS To Assist You In Running Your Business, Plus Support From Knight


General Qualifications:

  • Class A CDL
  • 1 Year Recent Experience
  • 24 Years of Age or Above
  • Clean Driving Safety Record
  • No More Than 2 Moving Violations in the Last 2 Years
  • DOT Physical and Functional Capacity Testing

Tractor Qualifications:

  • 7 Years Old Or Newer
  • Wheel Base Less Than 265”
  • Sliding 5th Wheel Preferred

Lease Purchase After 90 Days As A Company Driver:

  • ZERO Down, No Credit Check
  • Low Weekly Truck Payments Starting At $395 Per Week
  • Maintenance And Repair Program For Length Of Contract

To further discuss all the Why Knight reasons you just read, call a recruiter today at 800-429-2789 or click to apply now.