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When you're driving on a freeway or interstate and you're planning to exit, you leave using a ramp provided for you called an "off-ramp."

     
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When you're driving on a street and want to get on a major freeway or interstate, you use a ramp provided for you called the on-ramp. 

     
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An owner-operator is a driver who owns his/her truck.  S/he runs their truck like a business.  The owner-operator uses the money s/he gets from picking up and delivering loads to give themselves a salary (paycheck!!) and to pay for fuel, taxes, permits. maintenance (oil changes, new tires, etc.) and repairs of the truck.
     

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