Commercial Truck Insurance

Top Causes of Accidents Involving Commercial Vehicles

Commercial vehicle accidents can be very dangerous and even deadly. For this reason, you need to protect yourself as much as you can by being as careful as possible. It also helps to know what can cause these accidents.  Here are some of the top causes of accidents involving large commercial vehicles.  Vehicle malfunction. Just like other vehicles, things happen that may make them unsafe. Brakes […]

How Can The Lack of Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance Impact Your Business in Illinois?

Business owners in Illinois and other states often put their key assets at risk without actually realizing it. All it takes is for a small amount of research to determine how much commercial truck insurance coverage makes the most sense for the size of your business and the assets you have. A commercial truck insurance agent can help you evaluate all your needs. Here are […]

Tips for Living on the Road as a commercial truck driver

Commercial Truck drivers spend hours, days, and even weeks on the road. Cross-country drivers may only go home for a few days at a time. This life isn’t always easy but it can be a very rewarding one.  Here are some tips to survive life on the road.  Make sure that you have the support of your loved ones behind you. This job is hard enough, […]

Reasons It is Better to Be an Owner Operator

Whether you are a new or seasoned driver, you may be thinking about becoming an owner-operator. Though it can be scary, there are many reasons why a person would want to own their own truck (or lease one) and become an owner-operator.  Here are some reasons why you may want to leave a commercial company to go out on your own.  More money. Owner-operators make more […]

Tips to React To Trailer Sway

Trailer sway can be very dangerous. In fact, it is one of the most common reasons for accidents and can cause a lot of anxiety with drivers. Unfortunately, the truth is that it can happen and you need to know how to handle it.  Here are some tips to react to trailer sway.  React right away. If you see (or feel) your trailer swaying, you need […]

Common Causes of Commericial Trailer Sway

Trailer sway can be very dangerous. It happens when the trailer starts swaying from side to side. When that happens, the driver can easily lose control of their trailer and the truck. At that point, they may end up in the guard rail, though if others are on the road, this could cause quite an accident.  In order to stay as safe as possible as […]

Tips to Be a Better Commercial Truck Driver

Being a commercial truck driver isn’t always easy. In fact, it can be downright challenging. You just have to be careful and safe, so that you can make it from one location to another (and then home).  Here are some tips to be a better commercial truck driver. Always, always, always inspect your truck before you leave. Though you may remember to check that all of […]

Securing Insurance For Independent Drivers

Across the map, experienced and knowledgeable commercial trucking companies are aware they have to operate with auto, physical damage, cargo insurance, and more in order to full protect their drivers. However, sometimes the regulations and requirements are not always followed when it comes to independent truck drivers.  While an independent truck driver is not a W2 employee, this does not mean the trucking company should […]

Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance: Protect Yourself From Fraud

Fraud costs the insurance industry billions of dollars every year. The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud estimates that insurance fraud of any kind totals up to $80 billion per year. We know what you are thinking: ”That is a lot of money.” You are right. That is a significant amount of money, and it is also a significant amount of harm that is being done to honest people. […]

Tips to Take Better Care of Your Commercial Trailer

Though many people believe that the truck is the most important part of a commercial rig, the truth is that the trailer is equally as important. Truck drivers need to take care of their trailer if they want to continue down the road.  Here are some tips to take better care of your trailer.  The following trailer maintenance tips can help ensure your trailers are […]

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