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26
Aug

Must Have Items In A Truck Driver’s Emergency Box

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Truckers get the opportunity to travel and they enjoy a degree of independence, but the joys of driving a big rig on the open road could ultimately give way to despair in the event of an emergency. If trucking is your profession, don’t allow improper planning to leave you in a tight spot. Whether caused by weather conditions, errors by other motorists or other events beyond your control, emergencies can happen. You can be prepared in the event that you come face to face with the unexpected. Read on to get some information on must-have items in a truck driver’s emergency box! Different strokes for different folks First things first, you need to understand that what you bring in your emergency kit will depend largely on the type of driver you are. For example, you will pack a different emergency kit depending on whether you are on the road for…

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6
Aug

How Much Do Truckers Earn Annually?

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If you love to drive, have the physical capacity to load and unload goods, and possess good customer service skills, a job as a truck driver just might be up your alley. Before embarking upon such a career, however, you’ll likely want to find out certain aspects about the job, such as how much you can expect to make in an average year. There is no simple answer to this question since lots of different factors have to be taken into the equation. But, as you’ll see over the course of this article, there are things within your control that can help you increase your salary within the industry. Size matters One of the factors that will determine how much you pull in as a truck driver is the type of truck you drive. On the one hand, if you become a heavy truck driver (which would require you both…

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24
Jul

Benefits Of Solo Driving

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Whether you’ve recently decided to become a truck driver or have been exploring the great North American roads while hauling a trailer for decades, it’s always refreshing to get a new perspective on the benefits of a solo trucking career. Although there are thousands of people who choose to drive in a fleet as a part of a team, there are distinct advantages to exploring the open road on your own. Plenty of space As a truck driver, the cab is your personal space. You keep your clothes here, food, blankets, and will likely sleep there during the majority of nights while on long hauls. It’s your home away from home, and inviting someone into it can be hard for certain people. When you ride with a partner, you have to separate the space available, create boundaries and rules so that you are not getting in each other’s ways or…

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14
Jul

Getting a Truck Loan After Bankruptcy

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While no one wants to entertain the possibility of ever going bankrupt, the reality is that sometimes life can deal a crushing blow to the extent that you find yourself deep in debt and unable to pay back creditors. You can definitely rebuild your credit worthiness over time post-bankruptcy, but the difficult process of achieving a respectable credit rating or re-establishing creditworthiness, need not hinder your truck loan options. Bankruptcy is not a permanent hindrance to getting a loan Even if you’ve been forced to file for bankruptcy, you can qualify for truck loan credit at reasonable rates. While truck loan rates will generally be a little bit higher than they would be if your credit rating was strong, you’ll still qualify for affordable options that will allow you to get a vehicle and start your career towards a stronger future. At Truck Loan Center, a division of RB Leasing,…

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18
Jun

Worst Highways For Traffic In North America

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There is no doubt about it; some of America’s highways are dreadful to drive on, especially when you’re in the middle of a long haul. The high traffic hours make it more difficult to drive safely or to make it anywhere in time. Not to mention, the anxiety the highway already brings to some truckers only increases when traffic becomes a bother. In North America especially, there are some highways that are not even worth traveling on unless there isn’t an alternative route. The following are some of the busiest highways in the continent, as well as a few routes to get around them: New York: Cross Bronx Expressway Alternative Route: The Cross County Parkway runs north to south New York: Van Wyck Expressway Alternative Route: Yes, depending on where you are headed, however most alternative routes in this area are generally also pretty busy. Check a traffic app with…

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