12 Jun

10 Reasons Why Truck Driving School Can Be Worth It

Is truck driving school worth it? We give 10 reasons why attending a CDL school to become a truck driver CAN be worth the time and money invested.

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10 Jun

Clifford Truck Show — It Doesn’t Get Much Better Than This!

Clifford, ON, comes alive on the Canada Day long weekend.
The Great Lakes Truck Club hosts the Clifford Truck Show, featuring a hot line-up of cabovers, Macks and older model rigs.

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10 Jun

Exactly What You Need to Know About Paid CDL Training

One method (and the least expensive route) to get your CDL license is to approach a big carrier and explain to them that you’re looking to get into trucking.
However, buyer beware. There are many things you should know about company sponsored CDL training programs.

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08 Jun

10 Reasons Lease Owner Operator Plans Can Be a Terrible Career Move!

Learn the potential pitfalls of lease operator programs, which have a poor reputation in the trucking industry. AND with good reason!

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08 Jun

10 Sure Fire Tips For Spec’ing The Right Custom Semi Truck

Tips for choosing big rig specs, to build a truck to suit your needs and bring in top resale value.
It's important for the trucking owner operator to select specs for their new truck which will not only serve them well for their present job,
but for a job down the road, should they decide to make a change in the future.
There's nothing quite so sobering to discover that your new truck, can't work anywhere else, but the trucking company you are now contracted to, due to weight restrictions, or an under powered motor that won't pull heavier weights.

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07 Jun

Your Guide to 2019 Truck Shows You Don’t Want to Miss!

The ultimate custom truck show and big rig event schedule for U.S. and Canada.
We've included the big well known shows as well as the smaller shows, some of which are my all time favourites!
Check out the listings for a truck show coming soon near you!

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05 Jun

Glider Kit Trucks – A Quick Guide to What You Need to Know in 2019

A quick guide to glider kit trucks. Learn what a glider kit is, the benefits of a glider kit vs. a new truck, the history of the glider and the current legal implications of glider kits in the U.S. and Canada.

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05 Jun

Best Truck Engines + The Worst – A Trucker’s Guide to Getting the Right Engine

The best and the worst big truck diesel engines and factors to consider when looking for the best available engine for your truck.

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