Commercial Truck Insurance

Truck Drivers: What Should You Do If You Were Involved in a Car Accident

Unfortunately, accidents happen, especially if you spend most of the time on the road. It is not going to be a question of are you going to get into an accident. It is going to be when. When you get into an accident, it is essential that you react the right way afterward. If you don’t act right, you could set yourself up for some […]

Three More Common Causes of Accidents with Commercial Truck Drivers in Nebraska

Though most people think that distracted driving and fatigue are the only reasons that accidents occur with truck drivers, the truth is that there are many reasons. They may be two of the biggest reasons, but they aren’t the only ones. Here are some more reasons why accidents happen with truck drivers. Inexperience. New commercial truck drivers are involved in accidents more than veteran drivers. […]

Two Common Causes of Accidents with Commercial Truck Drivers

Accidents occur every day. While some are little, there are others that are quite serious. Unfortunately, the truth is that most accidents are avoidable. In fact, there are many reasons why accidents happen. Here are some of the most common causes that you will see with truck drivers. Distracted driving. Distracted driving is very common, especially with cell phones. Many drivers use their phones while […]

How to Safely Give Drivers Heavier Loads When the Frozen Road Rules Apply

Winter driving is dangerous, especially for new drivers. When there’s ice on the road, drivers have to react faster when they brake. If there’s snow, drivers need to be even more vigilant on the road because other semi-truck drivers and passenger drivers are struggling just as much. But the winter weather conditions aren’t always bad news. In fact, if you’re handling routes that cut through […]

Start 2019 with a Better Illegal Substances Policy, But Not a Harsher One

Driving ten-hour shifts every day is already a dangerous proposition. OSHA regularly puts semi-truck driving as one of the most chronically dangerous jobs in the United States. Adding drugs to the mix makes it even more dangerous, and that’s why random drug testing has become so rampant in the industry. But even with the warning that a failed drug test can all but end a […]

What Semi-Truck Drivers Need to Know About MirrorEye Cameras Going into 2019

Stoneridge’s MirrorEye camera system was just approved by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or the FMCSA, as an alternative to cameras. Here are five things you need to know about the decision if you are a driver a truck or work in carrier logistics: 1. The decision — or the “exemption” — is only for five years. The FMCSA gave a five-year exemption for the […]

Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance Coverage In Iowa

If you make the decision to lease onto a motor carrier in Iowa, you will find that all of your trucking insurance needs will be determined by the terms of your lease. Most times, you will be provided with primary liability insurance. What does primary liability insurance cover? This insurance will cover any injuries that someone else may have incurred or any damages that occurred […]

Tips to Buy a Commercial Truck

Your truck is going to be the most important part of your business. You are going to need to find one that is going to get where you need it to, when you need it to. Price is also something to consider. When you are in the market for a new truck, you might be struggling. Here are some tips to help you buy your […]

Commercial Truck Drivers: More tips to Drive Safely This Winter

Winter is not the ideal time to be a commercial truck driver. Not only will you have to deal with the colder temperatures, but snowy and icy conditions make the roadways a little more dangerous. You might also notice that there are some leftover leaves that are still on the roads. You have to be more careful when you drive in the winter. Here are […]

Commercial Truck Drivers: More Tips to Stay Safe on Long Truck Drives

Commercial or Owner Operator Truck Insurance Nebraska: Many commercial truck drivers work long hours. In fact, they spend days and weeks behind the wheel before they are able to go home and relax. Spending so much time driving can catch up to you. There are times when you won’t drive as safely as you normally do. Here are some more tips to help you stay […]

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