Semi Truck Insurance

Illinois Commercial Drivers Are Facing More Stops Along I-57

Trucking insurance is dependent on a number of factors, such as experience, driving history, your inspection and compliance histories, and the routes you take. While remaining compliant with federal and state regulations is crucial along every step of your route, it’s being even more closely monitored on Interstate 57 in Illinois. Because of increasingly dangerous driving conditions along the interstate, the state’s District 13 has […]

Two Ways to Keep Fleet Truck Insurance Low as Your Company Grows

Scaling up the size of your fleet is always a risky proposition, especially with recent concerns about the future of the industry. However, with the right planning and a strong plan, adding semi-trucks to your company shouldn’t be a hazard to your company’s core; instead, it should help grow your company by reducing per unit expenses and making individual liabilities a smaller proportion of your expenses. […]

Fidget to Fix Your Back: How Small Seating Adjustments Can Help Your Health

According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), commercial truck drivers are more likely to have an injury that prevents them from working than people in any other profession. This is especially true in colder states like Iowa, where icy cabins and poor circulation can lead to health risks. While you can’t move around frequently or get a standing desk as the common alternative […]

How Are Commercial Trucking Regulations Impacting Iowa Agriculture?

The agriculture industry ebbs and flows around the calendar in Iowa and other states with an emphasis on farming. While many larger farms have dedicated trucks owned by the business for transporting crops to elevators and processors, smaller farms rely on third-party truckers, and even then long lines and sudden surges in harvests slow down the transportation lines. What changes trucking regulation are impacting the industry […]

How Side Underride Guards Can Save Lives and Reduce Your Insurance Premiums in Illinois

Rear underride guards are a necessity while driving a truck. Not only can they save lives in the event of a collision, they are a mandated protection feature. Recently, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has been studying the effects of side underride guards in potential collisions between passenger vehicles and trucking rigs. While the organization’s results haven’t driven legislative changes yet, side guards could […]

Keep Your Commercial Trucking Insurance Low by Avoiding the Most Common CSA Violations

In just a few months, federal inspection agencies are going to start monitoring truckers’ adherence to daily drive time limits through electronic sensors. While the enforcement and preparation for this mandate has and will continue to be a challenge, the end goal of making roads safer for both truckers and drivers in passenger vehicles is important. Not only do trucking regulations save lives, adhering to […]

Getting Your Truck Ready for the Fall

It’s almost fall, and Nebraska is starting to get brisk temperatures already. If you’re going to be truck driving during the autumn and winter, most of your focus might be on getting the exterior and mechanical parts of your truck checked out: making sure you have snow chains for your tires, checking rubber seals and gaskets, and making sure the top of your trailer is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance Florida: Insurance vs a Savings Plan

If you had enough money saved up and if some types of Florida commercial or owner operator truck insurance were not required, you could theoretically do without insurance. However, primary truck liability is required by law, and physical damage insurance with equipment you have financed is likely required by your lender. On the other hand, a savings plan is a viable alternative to taking out […]

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