Categories for Heavy Haul

Tax Deductions for Truck Drivers and How to Keep Track of Expenses

November 24, 2016

If you haul freight in Aurora, CO on a regular basis, then recording expenses and hanging onto receipts is a must. For tax purposes, it’s recommended that you maintain good documentation for each trip, and it doesn’t hurt to know what items the IRS will let you claim on your taxes. What’s important to keep in mind is that you may not be able to deduct all the expenses available to truck drivers. For example, if you drive for a trucking company and your employer already pays in full for certain work-related items—like meals and cleaning supplies—then those cannot be... View Article

Safe Driving Tips for Heavy Hauls

October 26, 2016

Driving a large truck isn’t like driving a minivan. That’s evident in the type of license you need to operate a commercial truck. To get behind the wheel of a large truck, like an 18-wheeler, you must obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL). The CDL consists of a general knowledge test and a skills test. To drive heavy haul in Aurora, CO, you’ll need to be able to demonstrate stopping, backing up, making turns, driving on city and highway roads and weaving a truck through a “serpentine” course. Here are some tips to ensure you’re operating in a safe capacity... View Article

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