4 tank truck insurance coverages you should know about

tank truck insurance - do you haul hazardous materials?

Whether you use your tank truck to haul staples like milk or water or fuel for retail gas stations, you need the right kind of insurance coverage. Tank trucks are not easy to drive. The liquid sloshes back and forth, which can make it harder to control a tanker compared to a box truck or tractor-trailer. Plus, tankers have a really high center of gravity.

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What is Bobtail Insurance?

Bobtail insurance can provide coverage when you're not hauling a trailer.

If you drive a semi-truck, in most cases, you probably drive with a trailer attached as you move goods from one place to another. When you are under dispatch, then you will probably be covered under the insurance that your motor carrier provides. However, what about when you drive without a trailer attached? You still need insurance no matter when you drive your truck. So, that means that when you don’t have your trailer attached, you’ll need to get coverage to bridge the gap. This coverage is called bobtail insurance.

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How to know if you have enough garagekeepers insurance

Garagekeepers insurance can protect your business.

As a business that handles other peoples vehicles, you have some expensive items in your care. At any given time, the value of the customer vehicles in your shop and out in the yard may exceed $100,000.

Maybe you’re a tow truck company keeping vehicles overnight. Or you’re a repair shop managing many repairs at once. In the event of theft, vandalism, fire, or explosion that causes damage to your clients’ cars, your business would likely be held responsible, even if you did everything possible to prevent it.

Do you have enough garagekeepers insurance? Let’s take a look!

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5 questions to know if you have enough car hauler insurance

Find out if you have enough car hauler insurance.

As a car hauler, you’re transporting some of the most expensive cargo in the industry. Do you have the car hauler insurance you need to cover a major accident? Or would losing a truck and its cargo put your auto hauling business in a serious bind? It’s really important that you have the proper insurance to protect your business.

Ask these five questions to determine if you have enough insurance to haul vehicles.

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4 Things to Do Now to Prepare your Fleet for 2019

There are a few things you can do to prepare your fleet for 2019.

In addition to the holiday parties, downtime, and festive atmosphere, the end of the year is an ideal time to check over your fleet and ensure you are ready for 2019. From updating maintenance and driver training to double checking your insurance and making sure your truck insurance coverage matches your needs, these are the tasks to handle as the year draws to a close.

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What Kinds of Insurance Do You Need for a Lowboy Trailer

Find out what lowboy trailer insurance coverages to consider for your business.

As a lowboy trucking company, you haul some of the most costly cargo on the road. On top of that, you’re at greater risk of theft and damage due to the “exposed” nature of that cargo. Having the lowboy insurance coverage you need ensures that your business doesn’t get caught with a bankrupting repair or replacement bill.

But what kinds of lowboy trailer insurance do you really need? Let’s take a look at three coverages you can consider for your business.

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7 Ways to Get the Best Lowboy Trailer Insurance Rates

Get a great rate on lowboy trailer insurance.

You haul the big machines that have tough jobs to do. From bulldozers to factory equipment, getting these heavy loads where they need to go helps keep businesses and the economy running. You take pride in your work and handle every transport with care.

When it comes to your own lowboy trailer transport business, it’s important that you have the right coverage because you can’t afford to be out a fortune in the rare case of an accident. But you also want to make sure you’re getting the best lowboy trailer insurance rates to maximize your profits.

These 7 tips will help you do just that.

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