Rig Insurance

What to Keep in Mind as You’re Reviewing or Changing Your Semi Truck Insurance

The trucking business is constantly changing. The cargo and routes you transport one year might be completely different the next, and your semi truck insurance should change alongside your business. By reviewing your policy every year, or whenever you note a major shift in the size, sector, or common regions of your business, you can make sure you’re getting the coverage you need. Here’s a […]

How to Avoid a Collision and a Florida Rig Insurance Claim

While defensive driving reduces your risk of getting into an accident and filing a Florida rig insurance claim, it won’t necessarily protect you from the unpredictable actions of the motorists around you. A distracted driver or perhaps a car having a tire blowout could suddenly veer in front of you. These types of road emergencies require quick action and what you do next will determine […]

Five More Months Until Proposed Deadline of Mandated Login for All Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released a federal mandate requiring all truck drivers to electronically document driving hours, but so far the administration has not released a plan on that requirement will be monitored. There are fewer than five months until the deadline for all truckers to switch from paper to electronics, and the mandate is supposed to go into effect and be enforced […]

Rig Insurance Florida: The Wrong Way for Truckers to Lose Weight

Obesity adversely affects health in many ways. It causes stroke, high levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, heart disease, and multiple types of cancer. If you’re not technically obese but are packing a good amount of excess weight, it can still cause many of the above problems. A number of these problems, such as high blood pressure or […]

Why Summer Is a Dangerous Season for Commercial or Owner Operator Truckers

When people think about the most dangerous season of the year for driving, winter usually comes to mind. What can be more harrowing than driving your commercial or owner operator truck on icy or snowy roads in a snowstorm? Interestingly, statistics defy this common sense notion and indicate that summer is the worst season because it has the greatest number of accident fatalities. Below are […]

Rig Insurance Florida: Should You Become a Hazmat Driver?

Our society uses a lot of materials considered hazardous. They are used in, or are the byproduct of, industrial processes, power plants, the medical and pharmaceutical industries, and fuels. Much of the land transport of hazardous materials is the job of the trucking industry. Because of the risks to both the truck driver and the public, Hazmat transport pays better. Yearly pay for Hazmat truck […]

Nebraska Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance: 6 Comfort Tips for Truckers

Trucking is a marathon. Commercial or owner operator truck drivers spend a big part of their day in their truck and they average 2000 to 3000 miles per week. This is why comfort is so important. While you might be able to tough it out in the short-term, long-term discomfort will affect your morale, cause fatigue, reduce productivity, and may even affect your health. If […]

Texas Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurer Asks: Are You Buckling up Properly?

Truck drivers understand the need for seat belt use. They know that it prevents them from getting thrown against the windshield, ejected from the cab, or otherwise getting tossed about in an accident. However, they may not appreciate that it’s only effective when used in a certain way. Years of extensive testing on seat belts with crash dummies have demonstrated the effectiveness of seat belts. […]

Owner-Operator Insurance: Advice for Truckers who Carry

Staying safe while on the road is challenging for truckers, which is why a growing number of professional drivers now carry firearms. Driving with a firearm in your truck involves more than just obtaining a permit in your home state-here are some things you should know before traveling with weapons. Reciprocal Carry The first step you should take is to determine which states recognize your […]

How the Commercial or Owner Operator Trucker Benefits from Cruise Control

Speed control has been around for centuries. It was first used in steam engines in the 1700s and in cars in the early 1900s. It has seen many improvements since then, and today, many commercial or owner operator trucks use the technology. The concept is fairly simple: cruise control maintains a constant speed that is set by the driver. It doesn’t do your driving for […]

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