Commercial Truck Insurance Nebraska

Tips to Get Started with a Truck Dispatcher

It can be challenging to get started as an owner-operator, especially if you are used to driving for someone else. You are used to being told when you need to leave and where you need to go. You aren’t in charge of finding loads to and from a location. You also aren’t going to be used to all of the paperwork. Because of this, many […]

What Can Commercial Truck Dispatchers Do For You?

When people think about truck dispatchers, they often think about people who help to arrange loads for owner-operators. Instead of driving back (or there) empty, they can help you find loads all over the country so that you aren’t wasting your time (or your fuel). However, they can do much more than that for your business. Here are some other things that truck dispatchers can […]

Understanding Truck Inspections Can Help You Save Money on Commercial Truck Insurance

Everyday commercial truck drivers are faced with the dreadful truck inspections. Not only do they delay you from getting to your destination they have the potential of being very costly for your business. Understanding truck Inspections can help you save money on your commercial truck insurance policy. Recently, Progressive Insurance reached out to the Ohio State Highway Patrol to observe a mock inspection. They captured details […]

More Tips to Help Stay Focused While Driving a Commercial Truck in Nebraska

Many commercial truck drivers complain about the monotony of driving. They spend their days going from one highway to another, where the scenery may look the same for hours! Because of this, some drivers get tired easily and struggle to stay focused. However, if you are careful, you can keep your eyes on the road and stay focused on driving. Here are some more tips […]

Not Staying Focused While Driving a Commercial Truck in Nebraska can Impact your Commercial Truck Insurance

Driving a big commercial truck can become monotonous, especially when you go from one highway to another. There isn’t always a change in scenery to keep your attention. Because of this, some drivers get tired easily and struggle to stay focused. However, if you are careful, you can keep your eyes on the road and stay focused on driving. Here are some tips to help. […]

Why Your Company Should Be Cautious About the Upcoming (and Unknown) HOS Changes

The semi-truck industry has been on a roller coaster of regulatory changes, and the ride’s not over yet. This June, the U.S. Department of Transportation will release some changes to the current Hours of Service regulations. These changes are being touted as more flexible, but the specifics aren’t clear. Some of the changes are likely to touch on: Increasing short-haul exemptions to fourteen hours of […]

More Healthy Snacks for the Road as a Owner Operator in Nebraska

Staying healthy as a commercial truck driver isn’t always easy. Many spend days on the road without going home. They often eat at truck stops, which isn’t always a healthy option. However, there are ways to eat healthier while you are driving. Here are some more healthy snacks for the road. Nuts and seeds. Nuts and seeds can be a great snack for the road. […]

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 […]

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