Owner Operator Insurance

Health Risks for Commercial Truck Drivers (and What You Can Do About It)

Truck drivers, especially those who drive for days and weeks at a time, can face health problems due to their job. They spend hours a day sitting in a truck, dealing with the stressors on the road. They may not get enough sleep, especially if they are just sleeping on the side of the road. After time, all of this can really affect a person.  […]

How Autonomous Trucking Will Impact Commercial Truck Insurance in Texas

Autonomous trucks are safe, quiet, sleek, and very predictable – easing the need for commercial truck insurance. At least, that is what innovation leaders in the autonomous trucking industry promise the world. The world is getting ready for these unmanned rigs step by step. For instance, Texas has updated its road regulations to allow autonomous trucks as long as they comply with regulations and insurance […]

Ensure Commercial or Owner-Operator Truck Maintenance

As a Georgia driver, your commercial truck is an important part of your livelihood. Regardless if you are operating a rig, semi-truck, or other commercial vehicles, you want to operate well, from the steering wheel down to your tires. Well-managed commercial truck or owner-operator maintenance programs are critically important.  Both company fleets and owner-operator trucks will experience neglect due to the rising demand for transporting […]

3 Tips to Control Your Expenses as an Owner-Operator

In order to have a more successful business, you need to make sure that you can control your expenses. The less money that you spend, the more you will see in profits. That isn’t always easy as an owner-operator but there are some things that you can do to cut your expenses.  Here are 3 tips that will help you cut back on your expenses.  […]

Tips to Stay Sane on the Road as an Owner Operator.

Driving long distance in a commercial vehicle can become quite monotonous for an owner operator. The miles tend to blur together. Even harder, you are away from your friends and family for days and weeks at a time. That being said, it works for many people.  Many old-time truckers find ways to stay sane on the road. Here are some tips to help.  Stay connected […]

Tips to Stay Awake on the Road as a owner operator

Truck driving can be a great career. Many owner operators thrive on the open road. That being said, there are times when it can become monotonous and tiring. This can be disastrous and lead to accidents so it is important to make sure that you find ways to keep your eyes open when you are driving.  Here are some tips to help you stay awake […]

Tips to Get Started as An Owner Operator

Once you have decided to get started as an owner-operator, it can be a very scary time. You have a lot of decisions to make, with a lot riding on them. You want to be able to jump right in so you can start making money but it isn’t always so easy.  Here are some tips to help you get started.  Buy a good truck […]

Questions to Ask Before Becoming an Owner Operator

Becoming an owner-operator may feel like a dream. However, it isn’t for everyone. You need to make sure that you are fully prepared before you step away from your commercial driving job to go out on your own.  Before you get started, you need to ask yourself some serious questions. These should include:  Do I love driving? Before you even consider buying a truck and hitting […]

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 […]

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 […]

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