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(b) Gross weight is the weight of a truck including its contents.
A company that its purpose is to audit and pay freight bills for other companies.
(b) Ports of entry are border stations managed by some states in order to check truck compliance.
(b) A route is the delivery plan laid out for a P&D driver by dispatch.
(b) Tare weight is the weight of the tractor and trailer without its contents.
(c) Truckload (TL) is the amount of weight that will qualify for a truckload rate.