driver fatigue

It is no secret that driving a truck can be a demanding and exhausting job. You have the long hours on the road, combined with the ever-present danger of falling asleep at the wheel. This makes truck driving one of the most dangerous professions in the world. Driving a truck can be demanding. It can…

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Should your truck drivers be 1099 or W-2 employees?

Should your truck drivers be 1099 or W-2 employees? There are a lot of factors to consider when it comes to employee classifications, and truck drivers are no exception. So the question is, should truck drivers classify as W-2 or 1099 employees? The answer is not always so black and white, but there are some…

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driver qualification file

  Here at Provident Commercial Finance our #1 goal is to support the trucking industry in as many ways as possible. One way we can help is provide answers to some of your most important driver qualification file questions.   Q: What is the hardest part of the New Entrant Safety Assurance Program?—– 0:32  …

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how to start a trucking company

Want to know how to start a trucking company? In this article, we will discuss seven steps to be successful.   Small trucking companies and their owners and operators keep our country running. And in today’s current economic standing, the demand for carriers is at an all-time high.    Trucking is the bloodline of industry…

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recourse vs non-recourse

  As a new carrier just getting started or an established carrier looking to grow your business, you’ve probably researched factoring, and may have come across the terms recourse and non-recourse factoring. Before you make decisions on factoring companies, it’s important to understand the differences between these two factoring types.  We visited with Talley Clower,…

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financing your truck

Financing your truck can be a critical step in making your business a success. The many available financing options can seem overwhelming, particularly if you’ve never tried financing your truck before or are worried about the state of your credit. Regardless of your financial background or experience in trucking, there are still options available! The…

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dispatching service

If you’re interested in a dispatching service, it’s important to make sure you’ve got the right one. Dispatching services range from large to local, comprehensive to bare-bones, and every service will have a different area of expertise. Selecting the one that’s the best fit for your company can seem daunting, but by asking yourself a…

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