Commercial Truck Insurance Iowa

Commercial Truck Tires: Signs You Need New Tires

There is nothing more important than your tires when you are driving a commercial truck and trailer. The better your tires are, the easier your trip will be. If your tires are getting older, you may experience vibrations and other uncomfortable conditions. You are also more likely to have a blow out, which could cause an accident. Because of this, it is important to know […]

Bookkeeping Tips for Owner Operators

No matter what business you own, your bookkeeping is very important. You need to keep track of your profits and expenses, in order to have a successful business. This is also true for owner operators, though it can be hard to keep track of everything when you are on the road.  However, that doesn’t have to be the case. Here are some tips to start your […]

Tips to Save Money As Fuel Costs Continue to Rise

Whether you are an owner operator with one rig and trailer or you own a fleet of trucks, you may be starting to worry about the rising costs of diesel fuel. The more money that you spend on fuel, means less profit for you. This makes it even more important to find ways to cut costs and save money as a truck driver or fleet owner. […]

Tips to Stay Safe When Driving Oversized and Heavy Loads

Driving an oversized load can be terrifying. It pushes your truck and trailer, harder than you may have before. You also have more weight on your trailer, making it harder to stop if someone slams on the breaks in front of you. Turning may be scary because you may have some of the load that is not completely on your trailer. It can be harder […]

Tips for Lowering Your Commercial Truck Insurance Costs in Texas

Some people doubt the possibility of lowering the cost of commercial truck insurance in Texas.  We are here to assure you that in Texas, you can reduce your commercial truck insurance costs. We will also show you some tips for lowering the premiums you pay for your commercial truck insurance policy.  Truckers insurance premiums are costly because trucks are also costly, more likely to be […]

Complying With Yard Move And Personal Conveyance Regulations

One of the key topics of conversation in the commercial trucking industry is centered around ELDs and their impact on driving events like ”yard move” and ”personal conveyance”. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has been trying to come up with a better definition of what constitutes a ”yard” when it comes to ”yard moves” under hours-of-service regulations. Hours of service (HOS) compliance is an essential […]

Health Risks for Commercial Truck Drivers (and What You Can Do About It)

Truck drivers, especially those who drive for days and weeks at a time, can face health problems due to their job. They spend hours a day sitting in a truck, dealing with the stressors on the road. They may not get enough sleep, especially if they are just sleeping on the side of the road. After time, all of this can really affect a person.  […]

Types of Insurance Commercial Truck Drivers Need

Whether you are an owner operator or a fleet owner, you need to make sure that your business is well protected. The best way to do this is by making sure that you are fully insured. Though this can be complicated, it is essential that you have enough insurance to take care of anything that could happen. So, what types of insurance should you have?  […]

Preparing For And Surviving A DOT Compliance Audit

DOT Compliance Audit ―a phrase that has been known to cause fear in the minds and hearts of many. Whether you are in the midst of an IRS audit or an FMCSA audit, any type of audit can be a stressful and overwhelming process. In the trucking industry, everyone who has ever faced a DOT compliance audit can remember that first letter informing him/her that […]

Tips to Avoid Accidents When Driving a Commercial Vehicle

Driving a commercial vehicle can be scary. It takes longer to stop and more room to make your turns. Even worse, accidents that occur with an eighteen wheeler are more likely to be fatal than other accidents. For this reason, it is important that you drive carefully when you are behind the wheel. Though many of these accidents are simply that (an accident), the truth […]

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