Truck driving comes with many risks. The roads can be a dangerous place and accidents happen so fast. We know that it’s not the cheeriest, happiest thing to think about, but you have to be prepared for what to do if you’re involved in an accident while driving your truck – semi truck, flatbed truck, or box truck.
Summer is here. Along with the higher temperatures and sunshine come some risks for truck drivers. One might think that winter, with ice and snow and rain, would be most dangerous, but summer has its fair share of risks, too. Summer can be a dangerous time to drive your truck, whether you drive tractor trailers, box trucks, or flatbeds, so check out these summer truck driving tips.
The third drug bust in as many weeks at a truck weigh station along I-40 eastbound in Alma, Arkansas continues a trend that stretches back six months. There have been five major drug busts at the Alma weigh station in six months. Three drug seizures involving marijuana being transported in tractor trailers have occurred from April 22 to May 6.
Truck insurance might not be your favorite thing in the world to think about. It’s not particularly riveting, it’s true, and, well, that insurance bill has a really big number on it. But one time that you really need to be paying attention to your insurance is at your renewal.
Trucking is a unique industry. There are many different scenarios and risks that you face as a trucker, and that means that you need a variety of insurance coverages to protect you. However, all of these transportation and commercial auto coverages can get a little confusing.