Best Vehicles for Towing

My name is Louis Alexander, and I want to thank you for stopping by my website. I have an active family that consists of my wife Janice, our three children, two dogs, three horses, and me. We needed not only a truck that could tow, but also one that would comfortably seat my family. We are on the road for many hours when traveling to horse shows or on camping trips. We needed a new vehicle. One that would be capable of towing our horse trailer and travel trailer. I did a great deal of research online before venturing out to test drive trucks. I learned a lot about tow capabilities and capacities. I also discovered some differences between trucks that ran on diesel and gasoline. I’m going to share some of the information I found out about trucks and hope you find it of value.

3 Smart Ways To Save Time & Money In The Trucking Business

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As an owner operator truck driver, you're undoubtedly on the road quite often, which can sometimes leave little time for taking care of necessary tasks. These tasks can include anything from having your truck's oil changed, to performing various office duties and much more. Working as a full-time semi truck driver can also leave little time to spend with family and friends. Here are 3 smart ways to save time and money that you might useful:

Build relationships with towing companies

You can never predict when your rig might break down while you're on the road, and since towing prices can be pretty expensive, it's a good idea to only deal with familiar towing companies. By developing relationships with towing companies throughout your routes, you can have peace of mind knowing that you will be charged fair rates. It isn't uncommon for dishonest towing companies to charge inflated and unfair rates, which is why you need to take the necessary steps to protect yourself. Additionally, you should have adequate towing insurance, as well as a road service membership.

Consider mobile truck repair

With the availability of mobile truck repair, a repair unit can come to your location to perform routine maintenance, in addition to repairs. These repair teams can go just about anywhere, and it doesn't matter whether you're on the side of a highway with a busted radiator, or you're at a warehouse loading up for a delivery. Using mobile truck repair can save you time by enabling you to handle tasks without worrying about spending time driving to a mechanic and waiting for service to be performed. 

Hire a part-time driver

If you are the sole driver for your business, then you are likely quite tired on a regular basis. You might want to consider hiring a part-time driver to deliver products when you have other things to do or simply desire a day of rest. This would also free up time for you to spend with your family, if you have one. If you prefer not to hire a driver, then you might want to consider hiring someone to handle your errands and office tasks, instead.

Working as an independent trucker can be very lucrative in many cases. Unfortunately, it can also cause you to be very busy, as well, which can make it nearly impossible to find time to tend to other matters. However, it is possible to juggle life as a truck driver while getting everything else taken care of in the process. As long as you plan, delegate and prioritize, you can ensure complete success.  


6 July 2015