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September 3, 2015
As a long haul truck driver, you spend a lot of time on the road and in your truck. Essentially, your truck is your home away from home and as such, you should make it as comfortable as possible. To ensure that you’re going to enjoy life on the road a little more, we suggest…
August 19, 2015
Safety is the most important part of being a truck driver. Along with safety is knowing your blind spots. Read below to see where the safety spots are for you.
July 30, 2015
There are three types of lease agreements: lease purchase, lease program, and lease on to a carrier. Here’s a brief overview of each option and ways to determine which lease may be best for you.
July 27, 2015
One of a truck driver’s main goal is to keep safe on the road. Unfortunately, they aren’t the only people on the road, meaning that accidents can happen that aren’t their fault. Learn the statistics on truck driver accidents to see who why truck drivers are the safest people on the road.
July 14, 2015
The Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) is a necessary fee if your trucking company is going to cross state lines. Learn more about what the UCR is, if you’re required to file your UCR fee, and how it works.
June 24, 2015
If you’ve already started down the path of running your own motor carrier company, you find yourself stuck at the most crucial part – finding freight. When looking for freight, it’s not so much finding random loads to haul here and there, but finding consistent work that is worth your time. Thanks to technology, finding…
May 27, 2015
It’s required by law for a small business or an owner operator offering trucking services to have commercial truck insurance coverage. This insurance can be a costly item for a company that owns only one or two trucks. However, there are options available that are geared toward the type of truck, the goods carried, the…
May 26, 2015
Whether your have your Motor Carrier Authority and don’t get behind the wheel as much or your a truck driver on the road, keeping safe is important. At Motor Carrier HQ, we want to keep you informed with the most up-to-date health risks that truck drivers can face. Know the facts.
March 30, 2015
Safety is one of the most important aspects for motor carriers. Not only do you need to look out for yourselves, but you also need to look out for other drivers. That being said, when it comes to truck driving, having control of the truck is a must and knowing safe-driving tips is a great…
February 23, 2015
Freight brokers have to deal with shipments all over the state lines and because of this, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will oversee all freight broker authority businesses. When you’re in school to become a freight broker, you will learn be able to study in detail all the rules that deal with freight brokering….