Open
» Blog
24
Jul

2 Things To Know About Upgrading From An A to An AZ Licence

Share Us On:



Many people assume that once they have gotten their truck and trailer leasing, they can now drive anything they want. It would be quite simple if that were the case, but unfortunately, also quite dangerous. Many people start out with a class A licence and then graduate onto other classes. Each time you get a new licence, there are new educational and experience requirements that go along with them. If you are thinking about upgrading from an A to an AZ licence and would like to know what that entails, below are four things you should know before attempting to upgrade. Restricted Class A Licence The Restricted Class A licence (condition R) is specifically meant for drivers who are operating smaller truck-trailer combos. These include recreational, horse or utility trailers. If you have this licence you are also permitted to drive a car or a light truck covered by a class G licence or heavy trucks that are covered by the Class D licence. When you get truck and trailer leasing for a specific rig or set up, it is…

Read More
0
Comments


17
Jul

The Best Safety Gear For Truckers

Share Us On:



Now that you have successfully secured your commercial truck loan, it’s time to take into consideration one of the most important aspects of commercial trucking: safety. Your safety on the road is key, especially since you will be on your own most of the time, and sometimes far from help if and when disaster strikes. Whether you are a freelancer, or work for a big company, making sure that you are protected from some of the potential hazards of the job is paramount. Below are some of the best safety gear you can invest in as a trucker. Work gloves and boots While this seems like a small gesture, the first thing that you should do after securing your commercial truck loan is to go out and purchase yourself a good pair of work gloves and boots. This is because, as a truck driver, you will often be tasked not…

Read More
0
Comments


10
Jul

3 Tips For Financing Construction Equipment

Share Us On:



Many people getting into the construction business, even those who have been in it for a long time, understand that part of starting up and maintaining a fleet involves leasing construction equipment, or financing it in a variety of other ways. There is an art to financing and leasing construction equipment and the more industry experience, and financial know-how you have, the easier it is to do. If you are thinking about financing new or used construction equipment, below are three tips to help you do it. Get your paperwork in order The thing that you want to do most when trying to lease or finance a new piece of construction equipment is make it clear to the lender that you are a good investment. One of the best ways to do this is to clear your corporate accounts so that lenders know you are solvent and are going to…

Read More
0
Comments


3
Jul

Are Heavy Equipment Operators In Demand

Share Us On:



Heavy equipment operators fall under the skilled labour category that you might often hear people name drop. Heavy equipment operators undergo training, and must be intimately familiar with a wide range of different machinery (often incredibly expensive and complex machinery) that is vital to large construction and building projects. The short answer to the question: “Are heavy equipment operators in demand?” is yes, they are. In British Columbia, for instance, it is expected that the province is going to need roughly 7,000 heavy equipment operators in the next 5-6 years. This is to help complete large infrastructure and building projects throughout the province that are going to be needed as time goes on. These people need to be reliable, competent, and knowledgeable with a wide range of common heavy machinery that are used on construction and building sites. Many of these jobs will be on sites that are dedicated to…

Read More
0
Comments


26
Jun

All About Being A Heavy Equipment Operator

Share Us On:



Many people apply for heavy equipment loans and get into heavy equipment operation for a variety of reasons. Often people think it is simply a matter of getting the necessary credentials and there will be a long lineup of employers waiting to hire you and pay you a ton of money for your specialized skill. While that might be the case in certain economies and industries, there is more to being a heavy equipment operator than meets the eye. Below is some information about being a heavy equipment operator. The personal attributes To be a successful heavy equipment operator you need to not only be able to drive and handle the equipment, you also need to be able to work as an effective member of a team on a busy job site, possess good communication skills, be able to follow instructions and exercise good judgment. Your duties As a heavy…

Read More
0
Comments