Commercial Truck Insurance Iowa

Commercial Vehicle International RoadCheck June 4-6, 2019

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that the International Road Check is scheduled for June 4-6 2019. During the event, commercial motor vehicle inspectors will be examining commercial vehicles and drivers throughout North America. This year inspectors are going to focus on steering and suspension systems. Why You Need to Be Prepared Last year one in five (21.6 percent) of commercial motor vehicles that underwent […]

Healthy Snacks for a Commercial Truck Driver while on the Road.

Commercial Truckers spend days away from their family, living on the road. Because of that, they don’t always have time to eat as healthy as you would like. Instead, they pick up foods at fast food joints and truck stops. However, there are ways to eat healthier while you are driving. Here are some healthy snacks for the road. Raw vegetables.Raw vegetables make great snacks […]

Is Bobtail Truck Insurance Right for You?

Bobtail  Insurance Big rig drivers, especially owner-operators, know that the all-to-often dreaded words ‘bobtailing’ and ‘dead-heading” means headed somewhere with no trailer (and too often) no pay for those miles. However, regardless if you are an independent or leased on with a company, you may be required to carry special Bobtail Truck insurance. Here’s what owner-operators need to know: Regardless of whether or not you are under […]

More Tips for your First Year of commercial Trucking

For many, a commercial truck driver is an ideal job. That being said, it is important to realize that it is very different than most jobs, especially if you do long-distance trucking. Many commercial truck drivers are away from home for weeks at a time before they get to come home. Because of this, the job is not for everyone. However, there are some driving […]

Tips for your First Year of Commercial Trucking

Becoming a commercial truck driver can be a great choice. However, it is a completely different lifestyle than most people live, especially if you do long-distance commercial trucking. You could spend weeks on the road before you get to go back home, so it is not for everyone. That being said, there are many jobs where you can be home with your family every night. […]

3 ways to Protect Your Company from Cargo Theft

Cargo theft went down last year, with SensiGuard reporting a 19% decrease from 2017. But that doesn’t mean the threat of cargo theft is going away. It can cost you money, reputation, and contracts with valuable distributors. Theft can also put your drivers at risk. The best way to protect your company and your drivers from cargo theft risks is with active prevention. Here are […]

How to Plan Out the End of ELD Compliance Phase 2

For the past few years, it seems like every month has brought a new ELD deadline. The first ELD deadline in December 2017 mandated general adoption for most vehicles and most circumstances. The two main groups that were excluded from the rules were agricultural freight drivers, who needed flexibility due to seasonal constraints, and vehicles with AOBRDs that had been installed before December 18, 2017. […]

3 Spring Cleaning Tasks That Can Help Your Commercial Trucking Insurance in Nebraska, Iowa & Illinois

April is well underway, and it’s time for spring cleaning. Start adding these three tasks into your schedule to make sure your commercial trucking company has a smooth transition into the summer months. 1. Clean off the winter chemicals. Winter isn’t just hard on your drivers. It’s hard on the commercial trucks and trailers, too. Hundreds of miles of driving over industrial salts and snowmelt […]

Commercial Truck Drivers in Iowa: Reasons to Stick Close to Home

Many commercial truckers get into the field so that they can travel the country and see the sights. However, that is not your only option. You could drive locally and come home every night. Here are some reasons why you would want to stick close to home as a truck driver. See your family every night. One of the hardest parts of driving a truck […]

Tips to get started as an Owner Operator or Commercial Truck Driver in Iowa

Whether you have been driving for a while or you want to jump right in, you may be thinking about buying your own truck and trailer. Being an owner operator or commercial truck driver in Iowa can give you a lot of freedom. You can pick and choose the jobs that you want. You can stick close to home or drive cross country if you […]

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