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Commercial Truck Insurance: Top Issues Facing Drivers in Illinois

Truck driving is a huge business. It has been projected that the number of commercial vehicle drivers will hit 77,000 in Illinois by the year 2024 for heavy operators and 49,941 drivers for light duty operators. While the industry is growing, so are the issues that drivers face. Commercial truck insurance in Illinois can help combat some of these issues. If you’re interested in knowing […]

5 Essential Safety Tips For Commercial Truck Drivers in Florida

Sometimes driving a commercial truck on Florida’s busy highways can be a challenging and dangerous job. According to statistics, Florida is among the states with the most deaths stemming from large truck crashes. In 2020, the state recorded a total of 344 deaths. But how can you keep safe on the road to protect your life and those of other drivers and road users? While some […]

What to Expect from Your Rig Insurance Company After an Accident

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) says more than 400,000 truck and bus accidents are reported annually in the US. Even back in 2020, a pandemic year with little traffic, professional drivers were involved in 414,000 reported accidents. Sadly, more than 4,000 of them were fatal.  While no one likes to imagine a tragedy, we must ask “what if” questions sometimes and prepare for ugly realities. That’s […]

Optimizing Fuel Efficiency in Commercial Trucking: Tips for Reducing Consumption

It’s no secret that fuel costs represent a major expense for truckers and fleet managers. Due to their weight, many commercial trucks barely make it to 6.5 miles per gallon. Their fuel economy can differ, ranging from about 3 mpg while going uphill to 23 mpg when going downhill. Since commercial truck drivers gain more mileage when they go downhill, it might be tempting to […]

Why Owner-Operators Need UM/UIM Coverage Now More Than Ever

As an owner-operator in the trucking industry, your business needs commercial trucking insurance, which provides a wide range of coverages. But even the best standard transportation coverage, however, may not be enough to cover all the expenses that can occur when there is an accident with an uninsured driver. According to a 2019 study, more than 12% of drivers in the United States, or roughly […]

Commercial Truck Insurance Florida: Basics Every Independent Trucker Should Know

As an independent trucker in Florida, you know the overhead cost of your job. There’s a lot more to it than rig maintenance and fuel costs. You have to protect yourself against any eventualities while on the road. If not, a single accident can amount to a considerable cost, so taking commercial truck insurance in Florida that’s best suited for your needs and that of […]

Digital Payments for Truck Drivers: What Is Comchek?

As a commercial truck driver, your daily responsibilities continue to grow – from tracking cargo to navigating routes and organizing paperwork. In the digital age, staying up-to-date with the latest technologies can help you stay ahead of the competition. One of these technologies is digital payment systems. Digital payment systems have revolutionized the trucking industry, making it easier and more efficient for truckers to get […]

Maximizing Insurance Savings: How to Improve Your CSA Scores

Since 2010, safety scores have been used by trucking companies to evaluate their overall operations, and as a result, they have a substantial influence on truckers’ insurance costs. It is essential to understand the details of safety scores and compliance programs to maximize their benefits. The Safety Score A CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) score is calculated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) using […]

Tips to Stay Entertained on The Road as an Owner Operator

Staying entertained on the road can be hard, whether you are just doing a day trip or you are spending days in the cab of your commercial truck. You can’t drive twenty-four hours a day, so you need to find things that you can do on your downtime. This may include some extra packing, though you may also want to take advantage of the fact […]

Why Electric Trucks Will Cause Rig Insurance Prices to Soar

Why Electric Trucks Will Cause Rig Insurance Prices to Soar Most CDL drivers enjoy a hearty laugh when presented with the notion of electric big rigs. While it seems to work well for passenger vehicles, electric vehicle (EV) technology is too expensive and too heavy to power a big rig, especially for the long distances US drivers tackle every day.  Still, the technology is young. […]

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