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28 02, 2017

Things Only a Truck Can Do

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Have you ever wanted to go off-roading, only to be disappointed by the fact that all you own is a two-door Celica? I think many drivers have been there. Sure, sports cars are fast, good looking and you can usually find one in your price range. Unfortunately they don’t offer much adventure. What’s a nice [...]

28 02, 2017

Saving Time and Money With GPS Tracking

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Every business owner is looking to save money and eliminate waste, that's why Flex Fleet offers GPS tracking with their rental trucks. With GPS tracking, you can monitor individual employees to make sure they are where they need to be and aren't wasting time or expensive fuel. If you are using Flex Fleet rental trucks [...]

24 02, 2017

Bluetooth in Trucks — Safe or Not?

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A manual, visual and cognitive distraction hides in the cup holder of your pickup rental. As technology improves, this tiny danger continues to cause accidents and fatalities — it’s your mobile phone. With music to play, and calls, texts and social media notifications to respond to, it can be hard to resist fiddling with. One [...]

22 02, 2017

Winter Truck Maintenance Tips

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It would appear that Salt Lake City has been hit with the greatest time of year — second winter. We were teased with peaks of the sun and what spring could look like, only to be brought back to the reality of freezing temperatures.   It would be easy to put your head down, blast [...]

19 02, 2017

Getting Your Crew and Equipment to the Job Site

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You just landed that big contract out-of-state, but now you’re faced with some problems: getting equipment, materials and your crew to the job site while not breaking the bank in the process. That’s where Flex Fleet Rental can help. Our Chevy and Ford model ½ ton, ¾ ton, 1 ton and 1.5 ton commercial truck [...]

18 02, 2017

Where to Rent a Truck for the Weekend

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Here at Flex Fleet, we pride ourselves in being flexible with our clients. We start by getting each customer all the rental trucks they need,exactly when and where they need them. While we specialize in renting out entire fleets, we understand that there is a need for individual truck rentals as well. Whether you’re moving [...]

15 02, 2017

The Importance of Oil Changes

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Cars and rental trucks are obviously very different. People use the two differently. One can used for personal transportation, the other can be used for hauling heavy loads. Despite these major differences, cars and rental trucks are similar in that they both need frequent oil changes. Without this regular maintenance, you engine could suffer serious [...]

14 02, 2017

Driving Near Railroad Crossings

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Even though it’s a few months away until National Rail Safety in September, last week’s truck-train collision in Utah has shaken up drivers enough to take an extra look every time they cross the tracks in their truck. Due to extreme cold weather, the gates in front of the tracks didn’t come down when a [...]

13 02, 2017

Driving in Thick Fog

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It’s like a scene out of a horror movie. You’re driving your pickup rental down the highway without a care in the world. Suddenly you’re blanketed in an impenetrable fog and you can no longer see the drivers behind and in front of you. It’s no surprise thick fog can be one of the most [...]

12 02, 2017

Ways to Reduce Your Blindspots

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If you’ve spent your entire driving career in a compact car, transitioning to a fleet of large rental trucks can be enough to make you extremely uncomfortable. You’re not only getting used to moving around at new heights, but you’re also dealing with a mammoth sized vehicle and all that the size entails. No vehicle [...]