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Common Sense Trucking: Avoiding Predatory Lending

Feb
9,
2015
1

The trucking industry certainly has its share of problematic issues which most often are aimed at the drivers’ ability to succeed or fail in their chosen career. On average, the beginning trucker will last only six months before calling it … Continue reading

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CDL Training Owner Operator Lease Agreement

Jul
24,
2012
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CDL training standards is one of the many major problems in the trucking industry today, which leads to a new driver leaving a truck driving career within six months. Recent CDL school graduates face many obstacles and all too often, … Continue reading

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Without Truck Drivers America Stops

Apr
25,
2012
2

Should you ever find the time to sit down with an “old timer” truck driver and listen to the tales of “the good ole’ days” in trucking, you just may be surprised at how the industry has changed. You will … Continue reading

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Survey Results for Company Owner Operator Lease Purchase Plan

Jul
14,
2011
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The long-haul trucking industry is notorious for taking advantage of those in desperate situations.  From the CDL schools and the motor carriers who operate in such a manner, thousands are pulled in by the promises of big money by the … Continue reading

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Trucking Company Owner Operator Lease Survey in Final Stage

Jan
26,
2011
1

In order to create current and updated data concerning company truck lease options, we began our owner operator lease purchase program survey on November 9th, 2009.  Before the recent recession, studies showed that these programs resulted in an 87% failure … Continue reading

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World Truck Drivers Message to America: Stand Up for Your Rights

Jan
20,
2011
7

Truck drivers around the world are closely watching how new regulations are impacting the U. S. trucking industry and the driver.  More specifically, they are monitoring the actions from the American trucker.  Our internet talk radio show, Truth About Trucking … Continue reading

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Attracting Qualified Truck Drivers for Trucking Industry

Nov
15,
2010
1

The trucking industry is changing and that means for the drivers as well.  With a higher standard reaching out across the industry through the CSA, certain trucking companies are finding themselves in a much different position than ever before.  No … Continue reading

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Truck Leasing for the Owner Operator

Sep
7,
2010
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Leasing a truck and starting your own trucking business is a serious step for the want-to-be owner operator.  Knowing the right questions to ask and understanding the lease agreement is the first step in assuring that you, the driver will … Continue reading

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Trucking Company Owner Operator Lease is Wrong Road for Drivers

May
12,
2010
2

Several years ago, nobody in trucking ever publicly spoke about the scam and abuse of the truck driver DAC report or the trucking company owner operator lease purchase programs offered through the trucking companies.  There were written comments and posts … Continue reading

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Lease Program for Truck Owner Operators

Apr
22,
2010
6

For many CDL students and new drivers, owning your own truck and becoming an owner operator is a dream.   Running your own business and placing yourself in charge of your financial future is the ultimate goal for many newcomers to … Continue reading

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