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There are certain times when it's especially necessary to review your truck insurance policy.

When should I review my commercial truck insurance policy?

The well-being of your driver and others involved is important to you. So, if one of your truck drivers is involved in an accident, you need to know that your drivers, your business, and others involved in the accident will be properly helped and protected. You also need to know that you can quickly and … Read more

Winter trucking presents extra challenges.

7 Safe Winter Driving Tips for Truck Drivers

According to the Department of Transportation, bad weather causes 21% of vehicle accidents. A DOT study shows that heavy snow can slow freeway traffic down by 5-40%, and even light snow can decrease speeds by as much as 13%, increasing your drivers’ risks of having an accident. Taking steps to prepare your drivers for the increased challenges of winter … Read more

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What Kind of Insurance Do You Need for a Dry Cleaning Van?

Dry cleaning is a $9 billion industry where service is everything. Delivering a consistent customer experience earns you repeat customers and referrals. So, it’s important to keep your dry cleaning vans covered and on their routes to give your customers the best experience. That’s why it’s important to have the right insurance for your dry cleaning vans. In … Read more

It's important to make sure that you have the right insurance for your debris removal truck.

What kind of truck insurance does a debris removal truck need?

Are you thinking of starting a junk or debris removal business? Or, maybe you already haul junk for affluent baby boomers who are downsizing. If you regularly haul yard debris, junk or other waste, make sure you have the right insurance coverage for your truck.

The cheapest commercial truck insurance policy might not be the best one.

Is the cheapest commercial truck insurance policy the best one?

You might think that the cheapest truck insurance is always the best policy to choose. However, choosing a commercial truck insurance policy based on price alone can cost you in the long run. Cheap truck insurance could mean poor customer service, inadequate coverage, and a hassle when it comes to filing claims.

It's important to get the right insurance for your flatbed trailer.

How to find a great flatbed trailer insurance policy

Flatbed trailers haul large, bulky items like heavy-duty vehicles, machinery and more. Because a flatbed trailer must use chains and other specialized equipment to secure loads, there tends to be more risk with driving these trucks compared to others. To manage risks, you must get the right flatbed truck insurance coverages.

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5 essential coverages for trucks that haul hazardous materials

Do you regularly transport hazardous materials or pollutants? (Maybe you have a tank truck.) If so, then you face certain liability risks. If you have an accident, it could cause a fire or explosion. Hazardous materials may cause injury to those people who come in contact with the substance. Or toxic chemicals could spill onto … Read more

Tow truck businesses may need on-hook insurance.

Who needs on-hook insurance for towing?

Tow truck operators are responsible for moving stalled, wrecked, or damaged vehicles from one place to another. What happens if the vehicle that you are towing is damaged or vandalized while in your possession? You will be liable for repair or replacement costs. (And that’s why it’s so important to get the right tow truck … Read more

Check out these tips for getting the right commercial truck insurance.

3 surefire ways to know if you have the right commercial truck insurance

Commercial truck insurance provides coverage for injuries or property damage sustained in a truck accident. Commercial truck insurance is different than a personal auto policy because it usually offers different coverages than a regular auto policy.