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Apr

How To Become A Truck Driver

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There is more to being a truck driver than simply being able to secure truck and trailer leasing. There is a lot of allure to being a truck driver — the open road, the freedom, a chance for ample alone time. Many people pursue a career as a truck driver for exactly these reasons. If you are thinking about trying out commercial truck driving as a career, but aren’t entirely sure how to get started, below are some tips to help you become a truck driver and pursue your dreams. Get your high school diploma or GED While it is not completely set in stone that you need this in order to get a job as a truck driver, many companies look for this as a sign that you are competent and are able to accomplish things that you put your mind to. Have a clean driving record The sheer…

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17
Apr

Basics For Wiring A Truck For Trailer Lights

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Now that you’ve secured your truck and trailer leasing, you are going to need to figure out how to wire your truck to your trailer lights so that you can get it on the road as fast as possible. This is something that can definitely be done by a professional, but if you are looking to learn a new skill, and find out a bit more about how your truck and trailer work together, below are the basics for wiring a truck for trailer lights. Locate the wiring harness A wiring harness is needed to connect trailer lights to any vehicle. It is usually located near the rear door of your truck. It is also sometimes found near the rear tail lights or the vehicle’s hitch. If you are having a hard time locating the wiring harness, consult your owner’s manual and it will tell you exactly where to look.…

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10
Apr

Tips To Maintain Heavy Construction Equipment

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Once you have gone through the process of securing construction equipment financing or a heavy equipment loan, you are going to want to make sure that you protect your investment by taking good care of it. Heavy construction equipment comes with some specific care and upkeep requirements in order for it to remain safe, and operating at full capacity. Below are some tips to help you maintain heavy construction equipment. Keep good operations records The best thing that you can do to make sure that you are always providing your equipment with proper care is to maintain accurate and up-to-date records and servicing checklists. Tracking inspection and repairs means that you always know what needs to be done in the future and special areas to pay close attention to moving forward, greatly extending the useful life of your equipment. Regular cleaning Heavy construction equipment, by definition, is going to get…

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3
Apr

Leasing A Commercial Truck With Bad Credit: 5 Things To Know

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Commercial truck leasing and commercial truck loans are often a necessity for people looking to get into the commercial trucking business. High start-up costs mean that many people often don’t have the cash on hand to make the purchase outright. Many people, for a wide variety of reasons, some of them completely out of their control, often don’t have the credit to get commercial truck leases or commercial truck loans from many traditional financing avenues. If you are looking to lease a commercial truck, but are worried that your bad credit might get in the way, below are five things you need to know. Credit is more important for payments When analyzing whether or not you qualify for financing for a commercial truck loan or commercial truck leasing, your credit score is used more to determine what your payment scheme is going to be like, rather than whether or not…

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