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Commercial Truck Leasing Highlights

Prior to financing a commercial truck some background information can be very useful. For example, factors affecting those with good credit differs from those who have poor credit. Generally speaking, a 15% down payment results ...

How to Establish a Preventive Maintenance Plan (PMP)

A PMP (preventative maintenance plan) allows for owner operators to maintain their equipment with more efficiency, while also improving the life and performance of their equipment. By making a plan, owners can prolong any ...

Class 8 Semi-Truck Strong Sales Projected to Continue

Class 8 semi-truck orders soared across North America in January 2018. On Monday, February 5, Freight Transportation Research (FTR) reported preliminary figures for the month. There were an estimated 47,200 orders across ...

The Five-Year Horizon for the Trucking Industry

The forecast for the heavy trucking industry over the next five years is predominantly favorable. There are a few potential pitfalls, but trucking companies have good reasons to be optimistic about their future. According to ...

Trucking Industry Deals With Recruiting Challenges

Trucking Capacity and the Aging Driver Workforce Trucking is facing many challenges in 2018. New ELD mandates are placing an enforced limit on hours of operation, and valuable, experienced OTR drivers are reaching retirement ...

How to Become a Heavy Truck Technician

The trucking and shipping industry continues to be a very important industry that affects all people on a daily basis.  For those that are looking for a job with strong pay and plenty of room for future job growth, becoming a ...

Where Are You Buying Your Next Truck?

Differences between federal and state legislation have been causing friction in the trucking industry for decades. Sometimes it's a difference in break times and driving restrictions, while other restrictions impact which road ...

How to Find the Best Parts and Service Department for Your Truck

Superb service and dependable replacement parts are both essential to your truck's safe operation. The best way to ensure that your truck operates as safely and efficiently as possible is to find a trusted parts and service ...

ELD Waivers Allowed for Rental Trucks

Recently, FMCSA or Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted the waiver in ELD Mandate for the trucks running with short-term rentals. This will be a 90-day waiver effective from January 19, 2018 to April 19, ...

How to Become a Heavy Truck Technician

The trucking and shipping industry continues to be a very important industry that affects all people on a daily basis.  For those that are looking for a job with strong pay and plenty of room for future job growth, becoming a ...
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