How to prevent truck cargo theft while you’re on the road

You can lower the cost of long-haul truck insurance with these tips.

If you’re a trucker, your business depends on getting your cargo from Point A to Point B. Unfortunately, unscrupulous cargo thieves often have different ideas. Finding out that your semi truck or box truck has mysteriously driven itself away (or that the trailer has mysteriously unloaded itself) is enough to ruin a perfectly good day. Not to mention that you have to explain to the client that their load is missing in action. Cargo theft is more common than you might think.

But not to worry – we’ve got some tips to help you prevent cargo theft.

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How to get a quote to find out how much your truck insurance will cost

How does your SAFER score affect your insurance rates?

If you have a trucking business, you’re probably looking for truck insurance. You may have even been trying to shop around. But how does the process of getting truck insurance work? How can you figure out how much commercial vehicle insurance costs? Maybe you’re only looking to get a rough estimate of how much truck insurance costs.

Unfortunately, a rough estimate is probably not going to be possible.

There are a lot of factors that go into determining how much truck insurance costs. It’s not possible to have a “ballpark” number because insurance rates vary greatly from business to business depending on your drivers, your trucks, your loss record, and how long you’ve been in business.

So, that creates a dilemma:

How is a truck owner supposed to find out how much their insurance will cost?

The best way to get an accurate idea of how much your truck insurance will cost is to get a truck insurance quote.

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7 tips to prevent driver fatigue and drowsy-driving accidents

Drowsy driving and fatigue can lead to slowed reaction times and car accidents.

When you think about dangers that can cause truck accidents, you may not immediately think of sleepiness. But the truth is that driver fatigue is a very real risk-factor for accidents. Fatigue is extreme exhaustion due to mental or physical work. Not getting enough sleep, working long hours, and stress (physical or mental) can cause fatigue. For truck drivers, fatigue is highly dangerous because of the potential for a crash. We’ve got some tips to help you avoid drowsy driving – and save money on your truck insurance by avoiding accidents that could increase your rates.

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