Cargo Insurance

Georgia Trucker Insurance News: Driver Goes to Prison for Dumping Diesel

Georgia Trucker Insurance News: Driver Goes to Federal Prison for Dumping Diesel in Creek On December 16, 2019, CDL Life Magazine reported that per Georgia state authorities, a truck driver pled guilty to illegally dumping thousands of gallons of diesel fuel into a creek, and was sentenced to serve 18 months in federal prison. From an insurance perspective, this sort of activity is harmful all around! From the […]

Protect Your Goods With Cargo Insurance

Cargo damage can take place at any given time, so if you have been thinking about cargo insurance and if you need a policy for your trucking business, it is important to remember that driving without cargo insurance can be too risky. When a trucking accident takes place, the accident can result in over $150,000 worth of revenue that you will no longer have due […]

What Can Affect Your Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance Rates in Iowa?

There are many factors that can affect the rate of your commercial or owner operator truck insurance in Iowa, but there are some factors that hold more weight than the others. There are some factors that you are able to control and turn them into more money for your company, but there are some factors you may not have much control over. Some of the […]

Liability Coverage and Cargo Insurance: Protecting The Goods

It is no secret that commercial trucking accidents can happen daily. When these types of accidents do occur, they can result in disastrous consequences for the trucker and anyone else who may have been involved in the accident. If the truck driver is found at fault for the accident, the driver will likely be responsible for any damage that occurred. Truckers who have liability insurance […]

Protect Your Cargo With Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance

Truckers constantly find themselves facing a variety of threats and other challenges on the road, and one of those threats is cargo theft. While the numbers may be trucking, there is always a threat for commercial drivers due to the increase in e-commerce. Commercial truck drivers will find a rest stop for their truck, take some time to recharge their bodies and their minds, and […]

What Can Cargo Insurance Do For You?

As a carrier, you must legally carry at least the lowest level of insurance, and this can be referred to as carrier liability. However, carrying the lowest level of insurance will give you very little coverage. By law, a carrier will not be held responsible for losses that were caused by natural disasters or another phenomenon they had no control over. Thankfully, you have the […]

Protect Your Goods With Cargo Insurance

Transporting any kind of goods across the globe will always come with risks. If you have ever shipped anything internationally, you are well aware of how many things can go wrong when goods are being transported. This is where cargo insurance and commercial truck insurance will make their grand entrance. Protection Against A Loss You will not always be able to provide protection for your […]

3 ways to Protect Your Company from Cargo Theft

Cargo theft went down last year, with SensiGuard reporting a 19% decrease from 2017. But that doesn’t mean the threat of cargo theft is going away. It can cost you money, reputation, and contracts with valuable distributors. Theft can also put your drivers at risk. The best way to protect your company and your drivers from cargo theft risks is with active prevention. Here are […]

Does your Brand Need Cargo Insurance?

You’ve made all the right moves so far and have enough liability and property damage coverage on your commercial vehicles, but what about the cargo those trucks carry? Learning more about cargo insurance is essential if you haul items for others or even deliver your own items. What could go wrong? A quick look into the typical cargo losses experienced by just about every fleet […]

Reasons You Need Cargo Insurance

Cargo Insurance Cargo insurance covers any damages that may occur to the cargo that you are hauling. It can also cover any losses. However, cargo insurance varies, depending on your policy. Because of this, you need to read it carefully. Some don’t cover any losses that occur while you leave your truck and trailer unattended (at a rest stop). While some owner-operators and other commercial […]

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