Owner Operator Insurance

Everything You Ought To Know About Buying Commercial Truck Insurance

An accident or a lawsuit can devastate your trucking business. Companies need protection against unexpected conditions with effective insurance coverage matching owner-operator truckers’ risks. As an owner-operator, you may think you can leave everything that has to do with insurance to your broker; this is not the best thing to do if you want to maximize the protection of your trucking business. Primary liability coverage […]

Will FMCSA ELDTs Affect Rig Insurance Prices?

Will FMCSA ELDTs Affect Rig Insurance Prices? The transportation industry is evolving. And eventually, rig insurance may need to evolve, too. In February 2022, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) set new Entry Level Driver Training requirements (ELDTs, not to be confused with new electric log device or ELD requirements.)  Fleet managers and owner-operators think these new courses should effect trucker insurance premiums. You are correct to believe that […]

Transitioning from Company Driver to Owner Operator

Many company truckers hope to someday become owner operators. However, there are a lot of factors to consider to determine if this is the right move for you. In this article, we take a look at some of the important aspects of making the transition from company trucking to becoming an owner operator. Why switch from company trucker to owner operator? There are several reasons […]

Planning For Your Retirement as an Owner Operator

Even if your retirement feels like it is so far away, the truth is that you need to start thinking about it right now. The longer that you have to save, the better off you will be. Even if you can only put a few bucks away a week, you can put a significant amount of money into your savings if you have twenty or […]

Are You Ready to Retire as a Owner Operator?

Whether you are just getting started or you have been driving a truck for twenty or thirty years, you should be thinking about your retirement. This is especially true if you are an owner operator. You don’t have an employer who is helping to keep you in line and ready to retire.  So, how can you tell if you are ready to retire (or if […]

Tips to Sleep On the Road as a Commercial Trucker

As a commercial truck driver who may spend a few days or weeks on the road, you know how important it is for you to get a good night of sleep every night. However, when you are sleeping in a little bunk, it isn’t always the easiest.  Here are some tips to make sure that you are getting enough sleep every night when you are […]

Questions to Ask Before You Start an Owner Operator Business

Whether you are just starting out as a commercial truck driver or have been one for years, you may be wondering if you are ready to start your own business. It may be exciting to finally choose the truck that you get to drive every day, as well as what you want to haul and where you want to take it. However, it is a […]

Commercial Truck Drivers: What Can You Do If You Are Sick

If you are a truck driver who spends days or even weeks behind the wheel, you are going to find yourself not feeling well one day. Whether you are dealing with the flu, allergies, or something major, there are going to be times when you aren’t going to be able to get your rig where it needs to go. You may have to pull over […]

Tips to Sleep Better on the Road as a Truck Driver

As a truck driver, you may spend days on the road before you are able to get home. Because of this, many truck drivers spend nights sleeping in the cab of their truck. Though it is not the same as your own bed, you need to find ways to get a good night of sleep every night. You need to be able to focus on […]

Tips to Choose Your Commercial Trucking Business Name

When it comes to naming your commercial trucking business, it can be very difficult. You are only going to want to do this once, so you are going to want to get it right the first time. It is important that you take enough time to make sure that you choose the right name.  Unsure about where to start, here are some tips to help.  […]

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