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It's important to have the right insurance for your catering van.

What kind of insurance do you need for a catering van?

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a special flair for cooking? If so, then you might be thinking about starting a catering business. There are many options when it comes to a catering business. You might cater weddings, operate a food truck or work at family reunions. No matter what kind of catering niche … Read more

Check out these trucking trends that will be coming your way in 2019.

Looking ahead: Trucking trends coming your way in 2019

From concerns about the shortage of qualified drivers (which will continue to grow as Baby Boomers retire) to the continued development of autonomous vehicle technology, 2019 is all about technology and people. What can you expect to hear about in the year to come – and which trucking trends will directly impact your business? A … Read more

Autonomous trucks could affect the trucking industry.

What do autonomous trucks mean for the trucking industry?

Tesla, Uber, Volvo, and GM have all either rolled out an autonomous truck or have one in the works – and they are not alone. Most automotive brands are including some form of autonomous vehicle for deliveries in their coming lineup. What does this shift towards self-driving capabilities mean for the industry and for drivers? A few key … Read more

It's important to have the right food truck insurance.

4 compelling reasons why you need food truck insurance

As the owner of a food truck, you must make sure that you have the right coverage to protect you in the event of a collision or another incident. It is essential to get a customized commercial food truck policy that will provide you with comprehensive coverage. Why is truck insurance necessary? Why isn’t personal … Read more

Progressive recently launched an ELD-based insurance program.

Progressive rolls out Smart-Haul program for ELD-based truck insurance

Progressive Insurance recently rolled out a new program called Smart Haul® that gives qualifying truckers a discount on their commercial truck policy for signing up and sharing their Electronic Logging Device (ELD) driving data. The program provides a three percent discount for sharing ELD data. According to Progressive, most customers save an average of $1,384 … Read more

Find out what kind of insurance owner-operators can consider.

What kind of insurance do owner-operators need?

If you are one of the more than 350,000 owner-operators in the United States, then your truck is your livelihood. That is why you want to be sure that it is protected with the right insurance coverage. Choosing the right truck insurance is the best way to protect your business and your investment.

Here are some tips for getting tow truck insurance for your business.

How to get tow truck insurance for your business

Do you earn your income by towing disabled vehicles? If you do, then you probably need specialized tow truck insurance. Whether your business has a fleet of tow trucks or just one, you need tow truck insurance. Here are the steps to finding the perfect tow truck insurance for your needs.

Your business may need trailer interchange insurance.

Does your business need trailer interchange insurance?

Are you wondering what trailer interchange insurance is and what it covers? And are you wondering if your business needs it? This blog post will help you learn more about this insurance and why it is so important if you drive a trailer owned by someone else. Do you often use or transport trailers that … Read more

There are a lot of misunderstandings about bobtail truck insurance.

The most misunderstood facts about bobtail truck insurance

If you drive your semi without a trailer attached, then you need bobtail insurance. Bobtail insurance pays for damages that occur while the trailer is not attached to your truck. An example would be if you drop off your load in Detroit, Michigan and pick up another in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Bobtail insurance would cover you … Read more