How to Improve Your In-Cab Sleep to Avoid Drowsy Driving Risks – Pt 1

How to Improve Your In-Cab Sleep to Avoid Drowsy Driving Risks Driving for long periods of time, anyone will begin to show signs of fatigue. Even the most experienced and skilled truck drivers need a few hours of rest and shut-eye to stay sharp on the road. Drowsy driving can slow your reaction times and even increase your risk of dozing off at the wheel. […]

Operation Safe Driver Week Is July 9th-15th

In only a few short weeks, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week will be upon us. This event will occur from July 9th through the 15th. During this week, law enforcement officials in Texas and all across North America will enforce the importance of using safe driving techniques. This initiative is aimed at drivers of passenger vehicles and commercial motor vehicles—with a mission to […]

6 Facts about Commercial Truck or Owner Operator Truck Insurance

The insurance industry has its own glossary terms that are actually terms of art. For example, the term “bobtail” comes from the trucking industry expression for a semi-tractor when it does not have the trailer attached. Such a vehicle is known as a bobtail. A semi-truck becomes a bobtail, or a deadhead, when the driver goes to pick up his load at shift start or […]

The Importance of Commercial Truck Maintenance.

Keeping a commercial truck in proper working condition is a major commitment, and it is one that requires a significant amount of knowledge and understanding. Unfortunately, not everyone who is an owner of a commercial truck or a fleet of trucks understands the best route to take when it comes to truck maintenance and repair.  Company fleets and driver-owned commercial trucks are sometimes neglected because […]

Commercial Truck Insurance: Do You Have A Preventative Maintenance Plan?

Does your Georgia business depend on a fleet of commercial trucks? Unfortunately, breakdowns are a reality for many businesses, and it is something you may have already dealt with multiple times this year.   Commercial truck breakdowns can become very costly. When a breakdown occurs, you will not only have to worry about paying for the repairs, maintenance, or replacement of parts, but you will also […]

Protect Your Business With Tow Truck Insurance

Due to all the hazards and risks that can be associated with the operation of a tow truck, finding the right tow truck insurance is highly important. Tow truck companies will need to have a customized tow truck insurance policy in place so they will be protected from the variety of risks they will face every time they are on the road. The financial risks […]

Rollover Prevention Saves Lives and Keeps Your Rig Insurance Low

Which is the more serious situation, a jackknife or a rollover? Answer: a rollover is by far the worst scenario. If you react quickly, you can take corrective action and recover from a jackknife. This isn’t the case with a rollover. Because your trailer is more top-heavy than your tractor, it will start tipping first, and by the time you feel the tractor tipping, the […]

Truck Liability Insurance: Two Important Considerations You Need to Think About

For some people, truck driving is a great way of life. There’s no office politics and you don’t have to deal with a boss every day who watches your every move. You’re paid to travel, the work requires self-sufficiency, and your job makes a real difference. The economy depends on the services you do. However, things can go wrong. Very wrong, as a matter of […]

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