Rig Insurance

Illinois Big Rig Insurance: IL Hazmat Spill on Nation’s Busiest Travel Day

Illinois Big Rig Insurance: IL Hazmat Spill on Nation’s Busiest Travel Day, December 26, 2019 As reported by Patch.com, the fire department and local hazmat team were called to a hazmat spill on Interstate 80 in Illinois, shutting down traffic for several hours during the busiest travel day of the year, December 26. Per patch.com “During [a] lane change, the driver told police the trailer […]

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 […]

Florida Semi Truck Insurance News: Miami #6 as Most Congested US City, Tools for FL Drivers

Many semi truck drivers would charge LA or NYC as the worst cities to work in which is true, but a new 2019 study shows Miami, FL ranked #6 of most congested US cities. Miami is ranked #1 in Florida and the entire southeast ahead of cities like Atlanta! Here at J.E.B. Insurance we work with Florida semi truck drivers, owner operators and fleet managers […]

Texas Rig & Commercial Truck Insurance News: Texas Trucker Caught with $4 Million of Weed

Texas Rig & Commercial Insurance News: Texas Trucker Caught with $4 Million of Weed CDL driver Hector Manuel Diaz-Cardenas, age 45, was detained on October 8, 2019 when his load of kitchen stoves was referred for a secondary inspection and found to be carrying a massive load of contraband. X-ray technology at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, TX exposed nearly 5000 bales of marijuana, […]

Illinois Troopers Crack Down on Distracted Drivers With Help of Big Rigs

Illinois Troopers Crack Down on Distracted Drivers With the Help of IL Big Rig Drivers Fox News reports that Illinois state troopers are cracking down on texting while driving and distracted driving. And instead of targeting big rigs, troopers are using them! Normally you wouldn’t see cops and professional drivers working together like this. It’s the height of the rig which gives Illinois troopers a terrific […]

Texas Rig Insurance News: WINTER IS COMING! Go Beyond Your Normal Safety Walk

Texas Rig Insurance News: WINTER IS COMING! Go Beyond Your Normal Safety Walk Autumn is here and that means winter weather is right around the corner. That means black ice, whiteouts and blizzard conditions throughout most of the nation. Texas big rig insurance company J.E.B. Insurance, LLC wants drivers to take this opportunity to go beyond your normal safety inspection and take a closer look […]

Nebraska Rig Insurance: NSP Focuses on Drunk Driving

Nebraska Rig Insurance: NSP Focuses on Drunk Driving Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) used social media to shame a commercial driver for drunk driving in July, 2019. CDL driver Michael Jackson is out of Ontario, Canada. He was busted on I-80 near Waverly, NE. NSP says I-80 is one of the nation’s busiest highways. The arresting officer administered a breathalyzer and determined Jackson’s blood alcohol content […]

New Bill In Congress May Raise Commercial Truck Insurance Minimums

The long-haul trucking industry is undergoing massive changes, from the introduction of self-driving trucks, to the critical shortage of truck drivers, to discussions between industry leaders and the federal government about potential increases to rig insurance minimums. A recently proposed bill in Washington DC would raise rig insurance minimums from $750,000 to close to $4.9 million.  Using calculations based on when the last insurance minimum […]

Helpful Tips For Avoiding Crashes That Lead To Rising Rig Insurance Costs

Rig insurance costs are a common area of concern for truck drivers. The size of these vehicles can cause certain problems to occur and problems lead to accidents. When accidents take place, rig insurance costs rise significantly. The following guide will allow drivers to avoid crashes and to keep their rig insurance costs low. How Learning Your Rig Decreases Rig Insurance Costs The more familiarity […]

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