Categories for Heavy Haul

Tax Deductions for Truck Drivers & Expense Tracking

May 2, 2021

Expense tracking for truckers who get paid with a W-2 became a lot easier in recent years. Whether tax deductions got smaller, that is a different story, and can depend on a few factors. Let’s look at some of the recent changes in the tax laws, how they help and hurt truckers, and at what all truckers can do to lower their federal income tax bills. Tax Deductions for Employee Drivers If you are employed to drive a truck that you don’t own, keeping track of your expenses for tax time used to be a lot more complicated. Your employer... View Article

How Much Weight Can a Semi-Truck Carry

March 11, 2021

At least 71% of the freight moved around in the US happens on trucks. The federal government regulates the amount of weight that a semi-truck can carry. There are two types of semi-trucks: single axle and double axle semi-trucks. When talking about the truck, the weight adds up to about 80,000 pounds including the trailer’s weight. A semi-truck can haul between 42000 and 48000 pounds. The amount of load that a semi-truck can carry depends on the weight of the trailer. A semi-truck can have a flatbed trailer made of aluminum attached to it. Since aluminum is light, it allows... View Article

Traits the Nation’s Top Heavy Haul Trucking Companies Possess

January 26, 2021

What Is Heavy Hauling? Heavy hauling is the transporting of overweight or oversized freight. Moving items like heavy machinery, large tractors, modular homes, and any other overweight and oversize freight requires specialized equipment and extra permits. Shipping oversize cargo is not as straight forward as shipping regular freight. With the legal requirements to ship overweight freight varying from state to state, hiring a professional heavy haul trucking company is crucial. What Type of Equipment & Machinery Requires Heavy Hauling? Heavy hauling is required when any freight exceeds the legal limit for standard over the road transportation. Everything from new blades... View Article

How to Haul Construction Equipment Safely & Quickly

August 27, 2020

The trucking industry plays a vital role in the United States economy. Trucks deliver over 10 billion tons of commodities worth over $700 billion. Virtually every product used daily is carried by trucks during some portion of its product life, whether as a raw material or as a finished good. Trucks are also used for heavy hauling purposes including many types of large machinery used in the construction industry. What is Heavy Hauling? Heavy hauling refers to the transportation of objects that are exceptionally large in length, width, or height, or that are exceptionally heavy. These loads require expert preparation... View Article

An Overview of Flatbed vs. Heavy Haul Trucking in Denver, CO

September 24, 2019

When you are transporting a product from one place to another, you have to consider a wide variety of factors. The time, cost and efficiency of transportation can vary widely depending on which transportation option you choose, so it’s important to carefully consider and weigh your various options before making a decision. If you’re considering heavy haul trucking or flatbed transportation in Denver, CO, think about a few of the advantages and drawbacks that come with each option so you can choose the right one for your specific transportation needs. Flatbed trucking Flatbed transportation is done with flatbed trailers that... View Article

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