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Farming Solutions

A farmer loads a box of apples onto a truck.

Farming is a multifaceted industry, and the timely and efficient movement of goods is crucial to its success. Whether it’s transporting crops, equipment or supplies, rental trucks can play a pivotal role in streamlining operations. If you’re part of the farming community or engaged in related agricultural activities, here are some ways to benefit from commercial rental trucks.

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A female driver smiles behind the wheel.

It typically begins with a simple yawn. Next thing you know, your eyes feel heavy. You find yourself turning up the radio or opening a window. Then you realize you forgot the last few miles you drove and wonder how you traveled so far without realizing it.

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A Penske Tandem-Axle Day Cab drives on a high-desert road.

In heavy-duty transportation, the tandem-axle day cab is a mighty force, combining power, efficiency and versatility. Curious to learn more about this impressive vehicle? Keep reading and discover how the tandem-axle day cab can work for you.

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An Penske electric cargo van drives up a brick road in the city.

In the constantly evolving transportation industry, businesses are increasingly seeking sustainable alternatives to meet their operational needs. Enter Penske’s Electric Cargo Van, a revolutionary solution designed to elevate your business while contributing to a more sustainable future.

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A yellow 26 foot Penske truck drives up a road.

A reliable and efficient solution for hauling cargo, this medium-duty box truck is ready to elevate your business operations. Want to know more about this versatile vehicle? Watch the 22 to 26 foot CDL box truck in action or browse additional highlights below.

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An empty desert road with a Speed Enforced By Radar sign.

If you think people are driving faster these days, you’re probably right. But it’s wise to think twice before you decide to try and keep up.

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Healthcare Solutions

A healthcare professional holds surgical kits.

Personal healthcare is centered around the patient and encompasses many aspects of health and wellness. Yet professions within this industry are wide reaching and can include immunization clinics, the delivery of linens and surgical kits, transporting medical equipment and more. If you’re part of the healthcare industry or work within it, here are some ways you might use rental trucks to make your job a little easier.

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A holiday traffic jam in front of snowy mountains.

No matter where your routes take you this holiday season (over the river and through the woods?), you’ll likely run into more than just Santa Claus on his sleigh.

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Blue and white Military Friendly Employer 2024 badge

Penske Truck Leasing has earned placement on the VIQTORY 2024 Top Military-Friendly Employers list, in the over $5 billion category. VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that produces publications like Military Spouse and G.I. Jobs magazines.

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A Make Driving a Priority highway sign
More than 40% of truck drivers now live in a state that has legalized the use of marijuana, according to an American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) report. However, federal law still prohibits the use of marijuana by CMV drivers who engage in interstate travel.
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A man sleeping on a grey pillow

Do you yawn often or feel drowsy when driving during daylight hours? Do you snore while sleeping? Do you have frequent headaches? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA.

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A crossing guard stops traffic as children cross the street

Class is in, and it’s not just students who need a back-to-school refresher. So do professional drivers who must adapt to new routines to keep themselves, their cargo and school children safe on the roads.

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hurricane update

As of Sept. 1, 2023, Penske Truck Leasing locations have resumed operations with regular business hours.

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Penske Truck Leasing Honored by U.S. Department of Defense for Military-Friendly Employment Practices.

The U.S. Department of Defense has formally recognized Penske Truck Leasing for its military-friendly policies. The company is a recipient of the Above and Beyond Award recently given by the Pennsylvania Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The honor is provided to companies “for outstanding service and continuing support to the national defense.”

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Red brake lights shine brightly on a road at night

When you press the brake pedal on your truck, you expect an instant response. Yet any number of issues can cause your vehicle’s braking systems to fail, increasing your risk of a serious accident while putting you and your cargo in danger. That’s why maintaining your truck’s braking system is so important and a major part of your Pre-Trip Inspection.

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Vehicles speeding down a freeway outside a city at night

Speeding alone has caused more than one-quarter of all deaths from motor vehicle accidents since 2008, according to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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A man picks up a crate of fresh vegetables

Food and beverage professionals rely on rental trucks to efficiently meet transportation needs. Rental trucks provide a flexible and cost-effective solution for businesses in food-focused industries to transport goods, supplies and products between various locations.

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A white Penske truck on the road

Professional drivers, get ready to share the road. Nearly 85% of Americans expect to travel this summer, according to a 2023 travel survey from The Vacationer. And 100 million people plan to take a road trip of 250 miles or more.

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