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Expenses on the road, and who covers them

Most of the driver expenses on the road will be covered by the trucking company. Fuel, tolls, truck maintenance and the like will be the responsibility of your company.

The drivers main expense on the road is going to be food. Most drivers will plan to bring food with them in the truck, as eating out every day gets pretty expensive, pretty quickly.

Additionally, any tickets you receive that are charged to the company, i.e. overweight tickets, you will generally be required to reimburse them for. Out on the road, driving a legal vehicle is solely the responsibility of the driver themselves. If it's not legal, you don't drive it.

What kind of expenses will I have on the road, and who covers them?

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