Commercial Truck Insurance

Types of Liability Insurance for Commercial Truckers

Truck Liability Insurance   Liability insurance for commercial truck drivers is usually the most expensive part of your insurance, yet it is necessary. In fact, it is the law. You can’t drive without liability insurance. There are two types of liability insurance that you should look into. They are primary and general liability. What is primary liability? Primary liability insurance is what most people think […]

3 Tips for the New Owner Operator

Commercial or owner Operator Truck Insurance Iowa Congratulations! You have decided to make the jump from one of the many employed truckers on the Iowa highways to an owner-operator. There are certainly many advantages to being your own boss. As an owner-operator, you will be able to choose your schedule, choose your loads, and much more. You will also be able to leave the company […]

Three Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance Myths

Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance North Carolina We know the insurance world can seem very confusing and intimidating at times, but it does not have to be. It is important that everyone understand how their insurance works so they can avoid gaps in coverage and find the perfect policy for their trucking operation. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about commercial and owner-operator insurance. We […]

So, You’re Ready Want To Join The Commercial Truck Industry?

So, you have finally made the decision that you are ready to join the commercial truck industry. You have decided that you are ready to be an owner-operator. Before you dive into the commercial truck industry waters, you should know that being a driver is not for everyone; this also applies to being an owner-operator. As an owner-operator, there will be more responsibilities and challenges […]

Technology and The Trucking Industry

Technology continues to change the world we live in and continues to make inventive steps in every industry, and this includes the trucking industry. Companies that offer long-haul trucking services are seeing an increase in their dependency on digital technology. Digital technology is changing the way long-haul services operate their business. With the arrival of independent trucking and a continued threat of driver scarcity ahead, the […]

2 Moves That Impact Automated Platooning

Self-driving trucks have been creating a buzz in the industry for years. The big mystery isn’t if they’re going to start finding their way into every part of the supply chain. Instead, it was a question of how. Many experts predicted a gradual shift, especially in larger companies. Others suspected that warehouses and manufacturers would use smaller autonomous vehicles on-site only. Even more people predicted […]

Are You Clearing the Ice Off Your Truck?

Ice can strike at any time, and sometimes that warning is literal. Northern states such as Minnesota and Vermont experience icy storms and freezing temperatures well into spring earlier this year, and that ice can be dangerous. Because of rapid temperature fluctuations and bumpy roads, several passenger vehicles and even a police squad car have been hit by large chunks of ice and snow flying […]

3 Indirect Costs of Speeding Semi Trucks

Speeding happens. Whether your drivers are on a populated interstate with everyone flying past the speed limit or a long country road where it’s hard to tell by sight how fast someone’s driving, staying on the right side of the speed limit can be tricky. But speeding doesn’t just cost your company in potential driving violation fees. These three indirect costs can slow down your […]

What Are the 7 BASICs in Your CSA Score?

The safety percentile that your carrier company falls into matters. It can do everything from impact your insurance premiums to getting you flagged by the FMCSA. A bad ranking can impact your company’s growth and, even if it isn’t directly costly, the fees your company incurs from the safety violations can add up. So make sure every driver knows the seven types of safety problems, […]

Three Reasons to Keep an Eye on Your CSA Scores

There are a lot of details to running your own trucking company, no matter how big your fleet is. When you have to focus on deadlines, revenue, and tracking miles, sometimes the other numbers can fall by the wayside. But don’t lose track of your CSA score. The “score” is a percentile that groups your entity together with carriers that have a similar number of events […]

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