Commercial Truck Insurance South Carolina

Commercial Truck Insurance For Your Flatbed Truck in South Carolina

The South Carolina roads can be quite a dangerous place on a daily basis, but they can be incredibly dangerous when it is your workplace. It does not matter if you have one truck or if you are responsible for managing a fleet of trucks, it is important to ensure all of your trucks are properly protected by the right type of commercial truck insurance […]

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 […]

South Carolina Commercial Truck Insurance News: SC Truckers Feel the Strain of COVID-19

Commercial drivers in South Carolina are beginning to feel the strain of the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic. While CDL drivers may be experiencing lighter traffic – and in some cases, lighter loads – closed restaurants and truck stops throughout SC have reduced the opportunities for OTR drivers to get out of the cab and have a hot meal. South Carolina Commercial Truckers Focus on Health & Hygiene While OTR […]

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 […]

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