Commercial Truck Insurance Illinois

What Does Physical Damage Insurance Cover?

Trucking is expensive. Whether leased or purchased, trucks are major investment that needs to be protected. Because of this, insurance is essential. There are many forms of insurance that exist in the trucking world, but one of the most valuable and wide-sweeping is physical damage insurance. If you have financed your equipment, purchasing it is essential. Physical damage insurance is an umbrella term within the […]

Protect Your Fleet With Fleet Insurance

Insuring a fleet may seem like a breeze, but several factors will play a part in managing and obtaining fleet truck insurance. Creating an effective strategy for managing your fleet and your fleet truck insurance will ensure you remain compliant with the rules and regulations, and it will help you protect your finances and your assets. What is Fleet Truck Insurance? When we talk about […]

Troops to Truck Driving: How Veterans can Fast-Track their CDL

A number of Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) require service members to drive heavy trucks. Despite their training and experience, transitioning military have previously had to jump through hoops in order to obtain a civilian CDL. That may no longer be the case, thanks to a new program from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Here is some more information, including who can qualify. Driving […]

Commercial Drivers and Owner Operators: Protect Yourself From Scams

There are numerous stories in the trucking industry that involve carriers believing they have transported a load they believed to be legitimate, but ultimately realized they were a target in a scam. Generally, a fraudster pinpoints truck drivers in various scams because of the large size of the truck and the numerous commercial truck insurance requirements. When the drivers realize they hauled a load they […]

Moving Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance

Do you know what one of the main questions that was asked in 2019 about commercial auto insurance? The question was: “What is the best state for me to obtain insurance for my commercial or owner-operator truck?”  As often as that question was asked, there was never a simple answer. In 2019, there was an increase in the number of owner-operators who applied for and […]

Coronavirus vs. The Trucking Industry: What Is The Impact?

The fears that are currently associated with the pandemic known as COVID-19(Coronavirus) have made their way into nearly every industry, including the trucking industry. One of the main fears that many people have is contamination, but this deadly virus can have a significant impact on the commercial trucking industry. States are closely monitoring the spread of the virus and are releasing information on steps that […]

New Venture Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance Tennessee

Finding and securing the right commercial truck insurance in Tennessee for your business can be a new challenge. This challenge can be expanded if you are attempting to secure insurance for a new venture. The commercial trucking industry can be one of the most strained markets today. It is important that you have a new venture truck insurance policy.  A new venture trucking insurance policy […]

Illinois Fleet Truck Insurance News: IL TA Presents Fleet Manager Certifications, March 2020

The Illinois Trucking Association is proud to offer two Fleet Manager certification courses in Joliet, IL the weekend of March 9 through March 13, 2020. Their offerings include NATMI’s Motor Fleet Safety Basics, scheduled to begin on March 9, and Managing Motor Fleet Safety Programs, starting on March 11. The certification exams will happen on March 13. Illinois Fleet Certifications: The CSS and CDS Fleet Safety Certification […]

Illinois Big Rig Insurance: IL Hazmat Spill on Nation’s Busiest Travel Day

Illinois Big Rig Insurance: IL Hazmat Spill on Nation’s Busiest Travel Day, December 26, 2019 As reported by Patch.com, the fire department and local hazmat team were called to a hazmat spill on Interstate 80 in Illinois, shutting down traffic for several hours during the busiest travel day of the year, December 26. Per patch.com “During [a] lane change, the driver told police the trailer […]

Protect Your Goods With Cargo Insurance

Cargo damage can take place at any given time, so if you have been thinking about cargo insurance and if you need a policy for your trucking business, it is important to remember that driving without cargo insurance can be too risky. When a trucking accident takes place, the accident can result in over $150,000 worth of revenue that you will no longer have due […]

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