July 10th, 2015 | Truck Driving

After you complete your time in truck-driving school, you have some decisions to make about how you want to start your career. Some drivers choose to lease the commercial trucks they drive. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of leasing your truck:

The Potential of More Profits

The average profit margin in the commercial trucking business is about 3 percent. If you lease your vehicle, you have the opportunity to earn a higher profit margin that brings in more cash than if you were just driving the truck for the company. If you are willing to work hard to go after this increase profit margin, it might be a good idea to lease a commercial truck.

More Control Over Your Workload

Working for yourself means that you can decide which jobs you want to take and which jobs you do not want to take. If you do not like someone else deciding what your workweek will look like, you should think about leasing a commercial truck of your own. If you do not want to constantly hunt for new driving jobs, though, you might want to stick with a company that will find the jobs for you.

The Same Vehicle

If you lease your truck, you always know what vehicle you will drive. If you work for a trucking company, you might have to operate different vehicles for different jobs. When you lease your truck, though, you can get comfortable with it to enjoy a better driving experience.

Whether you want to lease a truck or work for a company, Phoenix Truck Driving School is here to help you learn the skills you need to do it well. We give our students the chance to learn about an industry with plenty of job security to help them achieve their goals. To learn more about our program or our financial aid opportunities, visit us online or call (877) 205-5372.