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24 12, 2016

The Best Apps for Crashes and Emergencies

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When organizing the rental trucks in your fleet, it’s important that your drivers know what to do in an emergency. Emergencies should be handled in a quick and professional fashion. With modern technology at their fingertips, your drivers will be able to know how to respond in all types of accidents and emergencies. With a [...]

24 12, 2016

Avoiding Accidents With Deer in Your Rental Truck

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It’s the most beautiful time of day. You’re driving your pickup rental as the sun is setting, and you can’t help but glance west as the sun falls behind the mountains. This piece of paradise is yours alone as you leave your job site at the end of the day. What you didn’t realize is [...]

24 12, 2016

Safety Statistics About Off-Roading

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Taking a four-wheel drive vehicle onto logging roads or off the beaten path for fun is one of America’s favorite pastimes. Doing so requires a not only a capable vehicle, but awareness of a few safety issues, as well. A major thing to keep in mind is that many people in off-roading areas are inexperienced [...]

24 12, 2016

Our Guide to Reducing Fleet Fuel Costs

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There are a lot of expenses that come with owning a business. From start-up costs to insurance to inventory, it seems the bills never end. Depending on the business, these expenses will vary, but when you own a business that uses rental trucks, the costs seem to change. Unlike other business owners, you must make [...]

23 12, 2016

Work Zone Accidents and Safety Tips

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Our fleets of rental trucks have experienced everything, and they’ve handled every tough job that has come their way with ease and efficiency. That's the Flex Fleet promise. Construction companies value the use of your trucks on their work sites, but unfortunately there have been a lot of accidents that have happened throughout the country [...]

23 12, 2016

Diesel Operated Vehicle Costs

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Gasoline and diesel power the world. While there may be alternative fuels out there, commerce and trade are driven by fossil fuels. When 67 percent of U.S. fuel is provided by fossil fuels, even electric cars are likely to be powered from long dead dinosaurs. Gas mileage ratings are an important concern when discussing buying [...]

23 12, 2016

Don’t Be Punk’d by The Mechanic

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Imagine that you are at the auto shop because there was a knocking sound in your engine. You head to the mechanic’s and he tells you your septum flanges are broken. You have no idea what that is but it sounds bad. Would you be surprised to find out that’s not a real condition for [...]

23 12, 2016

2017 Chevrolet Silverado: Modern Comfort for the Hardworking Human

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Want a truck that not only maintains a solid working standard but also provides modern levels of comfort to the hardworking man? Searching for a truck that keeps you safe and also helps warm you up or cool you down, effectively countering the conditions you will find outside in your rough-and-tumble work environment? Such a [...]

23 12, 2016

Pipeline Construction: A Dangerous Line of Work

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Pipeline construction can be a dangerous job. Heavy equipment, suspended loads and jobsite conditions combine to make a potentially fatal work environment. It’s important for every worker to know his or her role at the site. In addition to proper training, workers need to know how to stay safe at work, whether they operate heavy [...]

23 12, 2016

3 Most Common Collision Causes and How to Avoid Them

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As an owner or driver of rental trucks, you must be prepared for accidents. Hopefully, during the duration of your rental agreement, an unfortunate incident won’t occur, but in case it does, it’s important to be prepared. To better instruct your drivers, here are some of the most common causes of collisions and how your [...]