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All About Vehicle Inspection Reports

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSR) mandates that you check your vehicle after every run and report any issues or repairs that need to be made. At minimum, the following are the areas which you must inspect after every run: wheels, rims, tires horn ...
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Tax Deductions for Truck Drivers

If you’re a truck driver, you’re entitled to some cash back from Uncle Sam! Here are a list of things you can deduct that you might have missed: Meals: Up to $59 a day in the United States, or $65 outside of the United States Fuel: Anything that you pay out of pocket that isn’t reimbursed throu...
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CDL Vehicle Groups and Endorsements

CDL laws divide commercial vehicles into three groups: Group A- A combination of vehicles with a total mass of 26,001 or more pounds and gross towing weight of more than 10,000 pounds Group B- A single commercial vehicle with a mass of 26,001 or more pounds and a gross towing weight of 10,000 ...
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Famous People Who Used to Drive a Truck

If you’re a trucker, you have some good- and very famous- company! Here are six celebrities who drove a big rig before they hit the big time: Elvis- Foreshadowing his future status as “The King,” Elvis used to drive a truck for the Crown Electric Company. Richard Pryor- On his way to comedic s...
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6 Things Every Trucker Should Take With Them On The Road

Unsure what to pack when you’re headed on the road? Make sure you always have these 6 things on you every time you drive! Medications- Bring at least as much as you need for the trip and ideally a bit more Emergency Gear- For starters, make sure you have a flashlight, reflective clothing, road ...
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All About Vehicle Inspection Reports

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSR) mandates that y

Tax Deductions for Truck Drivers

If you’re a truck driver, you’re entitled to some cash back from Uncle

CDL Vehicle Groups and Endorsements

CDL laws divide commercial vehicles into three groups: **Group A**-