Commercial Truck Insurance North Carolina

Your New Journey: Finding Commercial Truck Insurance in North Carolina.

When you decided to join the trucking industry in North Carolina and potentially start your own business, what type of reaction did you get from your friends? Did they think you were joking? After all, the trucking industry can be pretty tough. On the other hand, the trucking industry can also lead to some great opportunities. The majority of freight is transported by a truck, […]

Commercial Truck Insurance: Do You Have A Preventative Maintenance Plan?

Does your Georgia business depend on a fleet of commercial trucks? Unfortunately, breakdowns are a reality for many businesses, and it is something you may have already dealt with multiple times this year.   Commercial truck breakdowns can become very costly. When a breakdown occurs, you will not only have to worry about paying for the repairs, maintenance, or replacement of parts, but you will also […]

Attn CDL Drivers: FMCSA Publishes FINAL HOS Rules

Whether your game is short-haul, OTR, livestock or hazmat tanker, you need to understand the new hours of service regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published the final Hours of Service (HOS) Rules in March 2020. If you’d like to read the final official document, you can find it here. These rule changes affect all CDL drivers in the US. You must know them. […]

Cargo Insurance: What Type Of Protection Will You Need?

A motor carrier accepts a variety of risks on a daily basis, but one of the most basic risks would have to be accepting the responsibility to protect the goods they pick up and deliver under a shipping receipt. In order to alleviate the risks of any damages during transport, motor carriers purchase cargo insurance. Cargo insurance is purchased by motor carriers so the commodities […]

National Safety Month: Avoiding Commercial Truck Violations

The National Safety Council and other organizations across the world continue to raise awareness of what it takes to stay safe in various aspects of life. National Safety Month is observed annually in June. The focus of National Safety Month focuses heavily on reducing accidents, injuries, and deaths at work, on the highways, and in our homes.  Seat Belt Safety It has been almost four years since […]

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 […]

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