Author: Jeb Insurance

Tips to React To Trailer Sway

Trailer sway can be very dangerous. In fact, it is one of the most common reasons for accidents and can cause a lot of anxiety with drivers. Unfortunately, the truth is that it can happen and you need to know how to handle it.  Here are some tips to react to trailer sway.  React right away. If you see (or feel) your trailer swaying, you need […]

Common Causes of Commericial Trailer Sway

Trailer sway can be very dangerous. It happens when the trailer starts swaying from side to side. When that happens, the driver can easily lose control of their trailer and the truck. At that point, they may end up in the guard rail, though if others are on the road, this could cause quite an accident.  In order to stay as safe as possible as […]

Tips to Be a Better Commercial Truck Driver

Being a commercial truck driver isn’t always easy. In fact, it can be downright challenging. You just have to be careful and safe, so that you can make it from one location to another (and then home).  Here are some tips to be a better commercial truck driver. Always, always, always inspect your truck before you leave. Though you may remember to check that all of […]

Securing Insurance For Independent Drivers

Across the map, experienced and knowledgeable commercial trucking companies are aware they have to operate with auto, physical damage, cargo insurance, and more in order to full protect their drivers. However, sometimes the regulations and requirements are not always followed when it comes to independent truck drivers.  While an independent truck driver is not a W2 employee, this does not mean the trucking company should […]

Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance: Protect Yourself From Fraud

Fraud costs the insurance industry billions of dollars every year. The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud estimates that insurance fraud of any kind totals up to $80 billion per year. We know what you are thinking: ”That is a lot of money.” You are right. That is a significant amount of money, and it is also a significant amount of harm that is being done to honest people. […]

Policies Included in Tow Truck Insurance

Tow truck business owners make money by towing disabled vehicles. Tow truck businesses, for example, rotational towing, roadside service providers, and auto club contractors should have tow truck insurance. There are many hazards faced by commercial tow truck drivers. The hazards include occupational injuries, injuries as a result of being hit by other vehicles, injuries from broken glass and dangers relating to bad weather. Tow […]

Secure Fleet Truck Insurance For Your Commercial Vehicles

One of the biggest benefits of fleet insurance is that it can cover a range of vehicles. Yes, a variety of vehicles can be covered under one insurance policy. When a claim is filed, the process through the claims administration should be a smooth and easy process. The process will be more efficient than a claim that is filed through another process. Fleet insurance policies […]

Tips to Take Better Care of Your Commercial Trailer

Though many people believe that the truck is the most important part of a commercial rig, the truth is that the trailer is equally as important. Truck drivers need to take care of their trailer if they want to continue down the road.  Here are some tips to take better care of your trailer.  The following trailer maintenance tips can help ensure your trailers are […]

What To Consider When Looking For Commercial Truck Insurance

Each year, there are over 500,000 accidents involving trucks. You may think your chances of being involved in an accident are slim, but an accident could happen to anyone. Truck drivers are always taught to drive safely, responsibly, and defensively.  However, a majority of the accidents involving trucks are caused by drivers of cars. Drivers of commercial trucks have less control over the situation than […]

Tips to Take Better Care of Your Commercial Truck

If you want your commercial truck to last, it is important to take good care of it. While most truck drivers do remember to do some maintenance, most could do a better job of taking good care of their big rig.  Here are some tips to take better care of your commercial truck.  Always check your tires (before every trip). Whether you are driving across town […]

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