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30 05, 2017

Tips for Staying Focused While Driving

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Distant work sites and many hours can make for a long day for pickup rental drivers. Here at Flex Fleet Rental, we want to ensure both your safety and happiness. Your concerns are our concerns. Your time is our time. We ensure regular maintenance and upkeep of the latest models so that you can perform [...]

29 05, 2017

What to Do When Your Brakes Go Out

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You’re driving down the road in your pickup rental heading to your work site when suddenly your brakes go out. Trying not to panic, you drive defensively in and out of traffic, hoping that your car will roll to a stop. It’s like an action scene of a Hollywood movie; the only problem is that [...]

28 05, 2017

Why Rent the 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500?

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If you are looking for a half ton pickup to rent, a great option to look at is the 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500. There are many great features Chevy has included in this model, but a few that we will focus on are the quick acceleration, the seat comfort and the strong towing capacity. The [...]

27 05, 2017

Tips to Keep Pedestrians Safe

By | May 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips to Keep Pedestrians Safe

There are currently 263.6 million registered vehicles in the U.S. alone. As this number continually increases, how do we ensure that pedestrians remain safe? If you work for a company that uses pickup rentals, an accident could cost you the ability to drive and, more importantly, your job. When you compare the size and speed [...]

26 05, 2017

Merging Onto the Freeway Safely in a Fleet Vehicle

By | May 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Merging Onto the Freeway Safely in a Fleet Vehicle

If you’re driving a fleet flatbed rental for a construction job, you are probably well aware of the extra liability you carry as a representative of your company. In addition to that liability, you are also probably aware of the risk of getting in an accident. Fleet rental trucks are oftentimes large vehicles with additional [...]

25 05, 2017

How to Properly Maintain Your Fleet Vehicle

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All vehicles need regular maintenance procedures run to optimize their performance, preserve the safety of the vehicle and to simply keep things running. Here at Flex Fleet Rental, we are invested in the maintenance of our rental trucks as well as teaching our customers how to care for their personal vehicles. Fleet vehicles require special [...]

24 05, 2017

The American Pickup Truck

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It is no secret that America is thriving with individuals who love to ride around in massive vehicles, even if they are just driving a pickup rental. Countries around the world, especially Europe, are used to driving in tiny vehicles. This is of course due to the size of their roads and economic benefits. While [...]

22 05, 2017

Common Ways to Get Scratches on Your Truck

By | May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Common Ways to Get Scratches on Your Truck

In the wild world of blue collar jobs, there are countless ways to get scratches on your truck. When your boss has trusted you with a pickup rental, it can feel like a lot of pressure. If you are driving a pickup rental then you are going to have to have the rental company’s insurance [...]

18 05, 2017

Crew, Extended or Regular Cabs?

By | May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Crew, Extended or Regular Cabs?

The pickup truck has become a modern staple of the family vehicle, landing a spot right next to the minivan in many driveways. With many pickups being used as everyday vehicles, it comes as no surprise that the cab has also been evolving overtime. These vehicles were often used as rental trucks for farmers and [...]

16 05, 2017

Why People Love Pickups

By | May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why People Love Pickups

Pickup trucks are as American as apple pie and baseball. These rugged vehicles have a history and they tell a story. For over a century, Americans have proudly driven pickups. Once used mainly for farming, trucks now serve a variety of purposes. Today, the majority are bought as multifunctional family vehicles. In fact, the top [...]