Essential items for OTR Truckers to bring

Being on the road can be a bit stressful if you’re not prepared. For OTR Truckers, having the essential items with you can spell the difference between being able to deliver the loads on time or having road emergencies that cause missed deadlines. In order to keep you rolling (and trucking), your Reliable Permit Solutions, LLC team has compiled a list of items that you always need to have on hand: A Flashlight, Tool Kit, and specialized tools such as a tire gauge, multi-cutters, and fifth wheel pullers. Extra Food and Water in case of unexpected delays.Universal Lubricant, Duct Tape, and Electrical Tape.Some basic Replacement Parts like extra headlights; fuses and fuel filters.Extra clothing, Work Gloves, a Reflective Safety Vest, and an extra pair of Work Boots.Glass Cleaner, Hand Cleaner, Soap, Disposable Wipes and Towelettes.Maps or a Road Atlas (for when the GPS doesn’t work).A First Aid Kit.     Now [...]

By |2019-03-05T18:21:32+00:00March 5th, 2019|Blogs|0 Comments

Best Practices to avoid Trucking Scams

As a Truck Driver you have to deal with a lot of things. Making sure that you get the loads, making sure that they are delivered on time and everything else in between. As if these things weren’t enough to worry about, there is also the risk of falling prey to various unscrupulous people who want to cheat you out of your hard-earned cash. Trucking scams are a dime a dozen so you need to know what you can do to protect yourself from them. Here are some suggestions: Always verify the identity and billing address of the customer before giving and accepting payment information. Verify business names, addresses and contact info which can easily be done with a phone call or internet search.Always have voice confirmation/authorization before every transaction.Always document everything: notarize legal documents, scan important documents, keep them in a safe place.Always be cautious of people persistently trying [...]

By |2019-03-01T21:39:18+00:00March 1st, 2019|Blogs|0 Comments