Commercial Truck Insurance Texas

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 […]

Knowing the Difference Between a Truck Dispatcher and a Freight Broker can Help Save You Money as An Owner Operator in Texas

When you are an owner-operator in Texas, it is up to you to find loads to and from places. You also don’t want to drive one way without a load because it is a waste of your time (and fuel)! Because of this, many people hire a truck dispatcher or freight broker to help them out. Though they are similar in what they do (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 Tips to Stay Healthy while on the Road as a Commercial Truck Driver in Texas

The common perception is that commercial truck drivers are overweight men. That is easy enough to do when you are on the road and stuck in your commercial truck for days at a time. It is hard to eat healthily and exercise when you live out of your big rig. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some more tips to stay […]

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 […]

Perils Drivers of Commercial Trucks Go Through in Texas

Commercial Trucking can at times be a dangerous occupation. Hazards abound, and injuries are more frequent on the job than you can experience in most other professions. At the very top of the list in regards to dangers is commercial transportation. The rate of fatality is concerning, and it is essential for you to understand the causes and efforts put in place to reverse this […]

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. […]

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