Truck Driver Tax Deductions | The Basics
Sep10

Truck Driver Tax Deductions | The Basics

,A popular quote by Benjamin Franklin is that the only two things in life that are certain are death and taxes. For as common as taxes are, a lot of people struggle to understand them. But did you know that a lot of things you purchase while on the road are tax-deductible? You might want to pump the brakes on your next tax breakĀ once you find out what you’re allowed to claim. It just may save you a lot of hassle! So when it...

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Trucking Layover vs. Detention Pay | What’s the Difference?
Jul26

Trucking Layover vs. Detention Pay | What’s the Difference?

Are you familiar with a trucking layover? What about trucking detention? Layovers and detention are common occurrences in truck driving. It’s important that, as a driver, you are familiar with pay rates of layovers and detention. You should also know how best to avoid them. We’ve detailed the key differences between a trucking layover and detention and other important information below! Trucking Layover and Detention...

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Independent Contractor or Employee?
Jul20

Independent Contractor or Employee?

Many drivers enjoy the freedom of working as independent truck drivers, due to the flexibility and opportunity to run themselves like their own small business. They call the shots and make their own profits, but port drivers in So Cal are now calling on their right to unionize as misclassified employees. So Cal Drivers Get So Exploited With congestion issues and new pushes for clean-burning diesel, independent drivers are leaking...

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The “Tightwad Trucker”: Ways You Can Save Money on the Road
Nov06

The “Tightwad Trucker”: Ways You Can Save Money on the Road

Truck driving is a unique field of work. Truck drivers aren’t stuck staring at a cubicle wall; they’re out in the real world. But, this opens up the opportunity to spend more money on the clock than people in other professions. Truckers are at a disadvantage because temptation to spend is around every corner, literally. If you haven’t yet taught yourself smart methods to save money while on the road, you need to...

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