Cargo Insurance

Rig Insurance Companies Give Tips for Avoiding Cold and Flu Season

Traveling can expose you to many viruses for which you may or may not have immunity. While on the road, poor eating habits and sleep hygiene can leave you susceptible to multiple illnesses. That doesn’t mean you must succumb to flu season, so long as you follow these tips to stay healthy. Practice Good Health Habits Your ability to ward off colds will largely depend on […]

How To Lower Cargo Insurance Prices

The trucking industry is always experiencing growth and improvement. The best way to make sure that this growth and improvement can continue is by having the proper insurance policies. Cargo insurance is one of the most common areas of concern. There is nothing wrong with wanting the lowest possible price on a cargo insurance policy. The following tips and pointers are here to serve as […]

Fleet Truck Insurance: Why The Lowest Price Isn’t Always the Best

If you own a fleet of trucks, you are going to have plenty of expenses. First, you actually have to buy the vehicles. Then, you have to worry about fuel and maintenance, which can be quite costly. However, you can’t forget about the insurance. This can be the biggest expense that you may have with your fleet. That being said, many people shop around until […]

Change Your Maintenance & Monitoring Policies for Safer Automation

The recent Tempe accident involving a self-driving car and a pedestrian was described by police as unavoidable, and that’s true in more ways than one. Not only did the specific circumstances of this incident make the collision hard to think around, a fatality caused by a self-driving car was always inevitable. While the accident is not going to dramatically slow the evolution or adoption of […]

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 […]

Does Your Cargo Insurance Actually Cover Your Cargo’s Biggest Risks?

On May 3rd, someone stole nearly one million dollars worth of cancer treatment medication from a Pilot in Tennessee. The crime was recorded, the investigation started immediately, and the truck was found several miles down the interstate. While the truck and trailer were recovered, the pallets of medication were gone and the tracking device had been destroyed. Thefts of this magnitude may not be common, but […]

5 Tips for Preventative Truck Maintenance

Scheduled maintenance checks are crucial for keeping yourself safe when driving your truck. All the tricks and technologies in the world won’t help if your truck isn’t working properly. Here are a few preventative maintenance tips for keeping your truck working properly. Have a Regular Maintenance Schedule You should have a regular maintenance schedule. Check your truck on a regular basis, whether it is once […]

What to Include in Your Fleet Truck Insurance Policy

If you own or manage a fleet of commercial vehicles, making sure your investment is properly protected is very important. One very important part of this is having adequate insurance. When you are looking to provide insurance for your fleet of commercial trucks, there are several factors that should be taken into consideration and included in your fleet insurance policy. Standard Liability Insurance One of […]

Cargo Insurance: High Tech Cargo Theft

The “tools of the trade” used by today’s cargo thieves aren’t necessarily limited to hardware such as bolt cutters, crowbars, and various power tools. They might also include computers, an Internet connection, and specialized software. As long as freight carriers use computers and the Internet, they’re vulnerable to getting their networks hacked by cyber criminals. Cyber crime isn’t limited to merely stealing bank account usernames […]

What’s the Difference Between Liability Coverage and Cargo Insurance?

One of the biggest liabilities commercial truck drivers and carriers face is damage done to other people. Whether it’s through a collision, unsafe driving, or unsecured cargo, truckers can be held liable for a lot of damage done to third parties. Make sure your insurance coverage thoroughly protects you and your business, and make sure the different policies do what you expect. What’s the difference […]

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