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November 16, 2015

A Special Thanks to Truck Drivers This Holiday Season

Articles

No matter what time of year it is, you’re bound to see a semi-truck when you get on a freeway. Because of the holiday season approaching us, this happenstance may occur more and more often. Truck drivers can be men or women, young or old, independent drivers or company drivers, and more. Whomever the driver,…

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October 27, 2015

Becoming a Freight Broker

Articles, Freight brokerage

A great way to maximize the money you can make in the trucking industry is to become a freight broker. It allows trucking companies to negotiate cargo hauling with other freight companies. With the help of truck brokerage software, it makes the process much easier. However, if you’re interested in expanding your business, you should…

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October 13, 2015

Balancing Work Life and Home Life

Articles

If you’re new to trucking, you might not have adjusted to balancing your home life with your work life. It’s difficult at first, but the key to creating a good work-life balance is by having a clear understanding of what your work demands of you, what your home demands of you and knowing what makes…

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September 23, 2015

5 Health Tips for Truck Drivers

Articles

Much like office workers, truck drivers have a very sedentary work life. It requires several hours of sitting on a daily basis and when you are moving, it’s usually to get fuel. When you spend most of your days and nights on the road, healthy living may not seem like a challenge, but with the…

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September 3, 2015

Top 5 Essentials for Your Truck

Articles

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…

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August 19, 2015

Know Your Blind Spots

Articles

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.

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July 30, 2015

Three Things You Need to Know About Lease Agreements

Motor Carrier Authority, Truck Purchases

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.

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July 27, 2015

Trucking Accidents: Who Really is to Blame

Articles

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.

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July 14, 2015

Understanding the UCR Process and Fees

UCR

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.

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June 24, 2015

Finding Your Freight

Articles, Motor Carrier Authority

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…

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I’ve listened to the Haulin Assets podcast since it started and I knew when I was ready to get my DOT started I would have the guys at Motorcarrier HQ take care of it, well they didn’t disappointed in how quickly and professionally they started my LLC and got me my DOT numbers, I’ll be going back sometime next year for them to get my MC started and complete the process to getting my authority, hope this helps someone who is on the fence.

- Daniel M.

Extremely professional and armed with all of the compliance knowledge required to get your trucking company up and running. We’re looking forward to a long relationship with Motor Carrier HQ and especially our amazing account rep Matthew.

- Jay S.

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