Rig Insurance

Florida Semi Truck Insurance News: Miami #6 as Most Congested US City, Tools for FL Drivers

Many semi truck drivers would charge LA or NYC as the worst cities to work in which is true, but a new 2019 study shows Miami, FL ranked #6 of most congested US cities. Miami is ranked #1 in Florida and the entire southeast ahead of cities like Atlanta! Here at J.E.B. Insurance we work with Florida semi truck drivers, owner operators and fleet managers […]

Texas Rig & Commercial Truck Insurance News: Texas Trucker Caught with $4 Million of Weed

Texas Rig & Commercial Insurance News: Texas Trucker Caught with $4 Million of Weed CDL driver Hector Manuel Diaz-Cardenas, age 45, was detained on October 8, 2019 when his load of kitchen stoves was referred for a secondary inspection and found to be carrying a massive load of contraband. X-ray technology at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, TX exposed nearly 5000 bales of marijuana, […]

Illinois Troopers Crack Down on Distracted Drivers With Help of Big Rigs

Illinois Troopers Crack Down on Distracted Drivers With the Help of IL Big Rig Drivers Fox News reports that Illinois state troopers are cracking down on texting while driving and distracted driving. And instead of targeting big rigs, troopers are using them! Normally you wouldn’t see cops and professional drivers working together like this. It’s the height of the rig which gives Illinois troopers a terrific […]

Texas Rig Insurance News: WINTER IS COMING! Go Beyond Your Normal Safety Walk

Texas Rig Insurance News: WINTER IS COMING! Go Beyond Your Normal Safety Walk Autumn is here and that means winter weather is right around the corner. That means black ice, whiteouts and blizzard conditions throughout most of the nation. Texas big rig insurance company J.E.B. Insurance, LLC wants drivers to take this opportunity to go beyond your normal safety inspection and take a closer look […]

Nebraska Rig Insurance: NSP Focuses on Drunk Driving

Nebraska Rig Insurance: NSP Focuses on Drunk Driving Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) used social media to shame a commercial driver for drunk driving in July, 2019. CDL driver Michael Jackson is out of Ontario, Canada. He was busted on I-80 near Waverly, NE. NSP says I-80 is one of the nation’s busiest highways. The arresting officer administered a breathalyzer and determined Jackson’s blood alcohol content […]

Texas Big Rig Insurance: San Antonio Issues 215 Fake CDLs

Texas Big Rig Auto Insurers want you to know about a fake CDL scheme going on in San Antonio. It has been going on since 2017, and is coming to a head in July, 2019 in Texas. The FBI says it came to their attention with an audit in 2018, when they noticed unusually high numbers of CDLs issued by one particular San Antonio Department […]

New Bill In Congress May Raise Commercial Truck Insurance Minimums

The long-haul trucking industry is undergoing massive changes, from the introduction of self-driving trucks, to the critical shortage of truck drivers, to discussions between industry leaders and the federal government about potential increases to rig insurance minimums. A recently proposed bill in Washington DC would raise rig insurance minimums from $750,000 to close to $4.9 million.  Using calculations based on when the last insurance minimum […]

Helpful Tips For Avoiding Crashes That Lead To Rising Rig Insurance Costs

Rig insurance costs are a common area of concern for truck drivers. The size of these vehicles can cause certain problems to occur and problems lead to accidents. When accidents take place, rig insurance costs rise significantly. The following guide will allow drivers to avoid crashes and to keep their rig insurance costs low. How Learning Your Rig Decreases Rig Insurance Costs The more familiarity […]

Operation Safe Driver Week Is Just Around the Corner: July 15-21, 2018

Dangerous driving is the root cause for most of the dangers out on the roads. Even with poor visibility, aging infrastructure, and unclear GPS routes, the number one cause of vehicle crashes is driver behavior. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s “Large Truck Crash Causation Study,” the FMCSA found that 88% of truck crashes and 93% of passenger car crashes are due to […]

Your Eyesight: Essential for Safe Trucking

There’s no arguing the fact that a clear view of the road is essential for safe truck driving. Clean windows, good headlights that are properly aligned, effective defrosters, and good wiper blades are all essential for seeing the road. However, let’s not forget your eyesight, without which, the condition of your lights, windows, defrosters, and wiper blades won’t matter. Under federal regulations, drivers must have […]

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