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Apr

How Truck Drivers can Balance Personal Life and Travel

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Work/life balance is a problem for those who work long hours, but with a bit of planning even the busiest and hardest worker can reserve some time for themselves to enjoy. Since you’re already on the road, why not take the opportunity to explore the area you’re in? We’ll sharing our tricks to maximize fun and family without cutting into your work schedule. Adapt to New Routines Part of the difficulty in keeping a schedule when you’re on the road is adapting to the constant change, and the interruptions to your routines while at home add up to really make a difference. Things that may change usually include: Sleeping habits Eating habits Getting to spend adequate time with friends, family, and neighbours This means that you’re required to face a change in these areas on a regular basis. One way to combat this is develop one pattern that doesn’t change…

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24
Mar

Are There Requirements for Renting Heavy Equipment?

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Some jobs require the aid of heavy equipment or a whole lot of muscle. Most people don’t have their own heavy machinery, but there are companies that can provide them. Before a rental company can lend you their equipment, you will have to provide the right credentials. Rental companies are not lawfully permitted to offer their services to anybody that might not have the proper training on the equipment they wish to rent. In some cases, before a company can deliver equipment, they will require proof of insurance or a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). A vehicle weighing over 26,000 pounds requires a CDL. These licenses can be obtained after taking the proper application procedures, which vary depending on location. Equipment such as the transport trucks available for rent at Truck Loan Center, bulldozers, forklifts, tractors for farming, and excavators can all be rented as long as the right documentation is…

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25
Feb

Are Self-Driving Trucks Possible?

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Many trucking company owners have one eye firmly on the future are they assess their logistics requirements. One important topic for discussion is automation. The leading manufacturers are now working on self-driving truck models, and this innovation brings with it a set of factors which must be analyzed by trucking company operators to ensure their company can retain its level of success in the quickly approaching era of automated vehicles. We’re reviewing self-driving vehicle technology and what the technology means for the trucking industry. Self-Driving Vehicles Could Potentially Arrive in the Next Decade Vehicle automation has been a quickly evolving marketplace in recent years. It began with small technological enhancements to a vehicle’s fuel efficiency, with sensor technology being used to analyze vehicle performance and manage fuel use. Sensor technology has since been improved upon and is now utilized within a range of vehicle areas to provide greater performance and…

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4
Feb

3 Career Opportunities for Truck Drivers

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The evolving Canadian economy presents a number of career opportunities for those with the skill and experience to drive a truck. Truck driving is a job that has proven to be relatively immune to the changes to the country’s economy over the years, but for drivers to truly capitalize on their skill sets, it’s imperative they understand how to locate the most lucrative opportunities within the field. In this article, we’re highlighting three career opportunities for truck drivers. 1. House Moving Companies House moving specialists are always on the lookout for drivers. It’s a job that requires a comprehensive understanding of spatial awareness and organization. One of the leading advantages of achieving a job within a moving company is that drivers will be able to discover their local region and help others in their community. This is also the ideal trucking job for those who prefer a typical 9-to-5 shift…

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