Specifically... What is an average take home $$ (after obvious overhead) for solo? Varies too much depending on the driver and what they will or will not do, or where they will or will not go, credentials and equipment.
How difficult is it to find your loads?Not difficult, but there is a learning curve to get to know the agents for the best loads.
What percentage of the Linehaul do you get?62%...but , that percentage is mostly irrelevant.
Is Landstar a reputable company to work for?Absolutely.
Does Landstar have a fuel purchase (advance program)?Yes. Discounts on fuel, tires, etc.
Do I need to have my own authority?No. You run under Landstar Authority.
Does Landstar take care of permits/insurance, if leased to them?Yes. Or you can if you prefer.