Truckers 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 […]

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 […]

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 or Owner Operator Truck Insurance – Requirements, Types, Cost Considerations

Operating a commercial trucking company or being an independent truck owner/operator is an enterprise open to both opportunity and challenge. One of the most important considerations for an owner/operator or the administrator of a  large trucking company is locating and selecting the best insurance to cover all the risks facing their particular enterprise at a cost that’s manageable. Whether you’re new to the trucking industry, […]

Tips to Stay Safe When Driving Oversized and Heavy Loads

Driving an oversized load can be terrifying. It pushes your truck and trailer, harder than you may have before. You also have more weight on your trailer, making it harder to stop if someone slams on the breaks in front of you. Turning may be scary because you may have some of the load that is not completely on your trailer. It can be harder […]

Tips for Lowering Your Commercial Truck Insurance Costs in Texas

Some people doubt the possibility of lowering the cost of commercial truck insurance in Texas.  We are here to assure you that in Texas, you can reduce your commercial truck insurance costs. We will also show you some tips for lowering the premiums you pay for your commercial truck insurance policy.  Truckers insurance premiums are costly because trucks are also costly, more likely to be […]

Avoid The Obstacles In The Trucking Industry: Insure Your Company

Trucking involves the transporting of various goods and materials for varying distance lengths. According to the American Trucking Trends 2018 Report, trucking industry revenues surpassed $700 billion in 2017. In 2016, the trucking industry saw over $670 billion in revenue. According to this report, trucks were responsible for moving over 10 billion tons of freight. Typically, the trucking industry is a reflection of the current […]

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 […]

As the Long-Haul Trucking and Commercial Auto Industry Changes in Iowa and Across the Country, Ask Questions About Your Current Insurance to Make Sure You’re Covered

Uber, best known for its transportation of people from place to place through a fleet of independent cars, has been increasingly looking into the same business model regarding freight and long-haul trucking. The transportation industry has seen a couple of similar business ideas; 4Front Logistics and other freight brokerages have been connecting manufacturers and retailers to truckers with an increased focus on apps and connectivity. […]

Do You Have Insurance For Your Drive Home? If You’re Not Sure, Check Your Bobtail Liability Policy

Insurance coverage gets complicated in the trucking world. Different business relationships in different contexts mean the carrier you contract with is liable for damages at certain parts of the route, while you might be responsible for other parts of the journey. This is especially true for owner-operators once the job is complete, and this is when bobtail insurance steps in. What is bobtail liability insurance, and […]

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