Truck Liability Insurance

What To Consider When Purchasing Truck Liability Insurance

Truck liability insurance is one of the most important forms of coverage for those who are in the industry. Finding the coverage that is suitable for the needs of the company is very important and it can be difficult to find out more about the considerations that need to be made. These policies will depend on three different factors: What Commodities Are Being Transported? If […]

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 […]

Driving Well in Bad Weather is Good for Your Insurance

Just because April is over doesn’t mean rain showers and thunderstorms are over. There are still several weeks before the drier months of summer clear up the driving weather. Even if the risk of icy rain is lower, heavy rains can be dangerous both for you and the surrounding traffic. Keep your insurance premiums low and your company as a low risk to insure by […]

What Coverage Do You Need if Your Drivers Gets in a Collision?

If your trucking company also has a freight brokerage division, it might seem like you’re not directly involved in the handling and transportation of cargo. Even if your role is limited to matching up shippers and carriers, you can be brought in as an additional defendant in litigation or be named as another party in a legal claim. Make sure you have the liability coverage […]

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 […]

Who Can Make a Claim Against Your Tow Trucking Business?

Driving a tow truck is different from operating a semi-truck, but many of the risks are the same. Not only do you face the same risks that come with driving an oversized vehicle, you handle other people’s property on public roads. Make sure you have the right tow trucking coverage to address liability claims from these parties: The owner of the towed vehicle. If you […]

What is Included in Your Truck Liability Insurance Policy?

If you are in the trucking or Transportation industry, being adequately covered by insurance is extremely important. Truck liability insurance is an important type of insurance coverage that is required to legally operate a commercial truck. When you have a quality truck liability insurance policy, it will provide you with a number of different types of coverage. Liability Protection When you have a truck liability […]

How Altitude Can Impact Your Insurance

Safe driving is mandatory for low premiums. Every insurance company takes into consideration the various risks associated with insuring you and your drivers against both physical damage and liability claims. But safe driving isn’t just about maintaining situational awareness, knowing trucking regulations, and fighting off driving fatigue. It’s also about keeping your truck’s conditions consistent to ensure good drivability. What does altitude have to do […]

When Do You Need Different Levels of Liability Coverage?

Liability insurance, which covers damages done to other’s property and third-party injuries that you and your drivers are liable for, is required across the country. Different amounts exist not only for different circumstances, such as bobtailing or cargo damage but also for different types of cargo and different sizes of vehicles. As a general rule, you need at least $300,000 trucking liability insurance for bodily […]

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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