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Your BASIC percentiles can determine if you'll be subject to FMCSA intervention.

How to save money on your truck insurance

Insurance for businesses is not inexpensive. Insuring a trucking business… definitely not cheap. You might cringe when it comes time to pay your insurance bill, or maybe you’re living in dread of finding out how much insuring your business will cost. Trucks are risky – the roads are dangerous, and there are a lot of … Read more

Bobtail insurance and non-trucking liability insurance aren't quite the same thing.

10 things you need to know about truck insurance

Truck insurance can seem very overwhelming and confusing. Whether your business has dump trucks, tow trucks, semis, or auto haulers, dealing with the insurance for your truck operation is probably not something on your list of favorite things to do. Insurance often comes with the side effects of stress and frustration, which is why our … Read more

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The dangers of strong wind for the drivers of tractor trailers

When you think of poor driving conditions, several things might come to mind. Rain. Snow. Fog. Night-time darkness. But one weather-related hazard for truck drivers that may not be immediately apparent is wind. Semi trucks, in particular, can be affected by wind because they can tip over very easily. We’ll explain why wind is so … Read more

Preventive maintenance can help you save on your truck insurance.

How preventive maintenance can help you lower your truck insurance rates

Just like you go to the doctor for a check-up every year, it’s important to get regular “check-ups” for your truck. Preventive maintenance means getting your trucks checked out by a reputable, experienced mechanic even when there’s nothing “wrong” with them. Having regular maintenance done on your trucks can help you catch problems before they … Read more

Save money on car insurance for pickup trucks with these tips.

How to save money on car insurance for your pickup truck

Though car insurance is a part of owning a vehicle and can’t be avoided, you may not love how expensive it is. You may be wondering if there are ways to save money on your auto insurance so that you’re not emptying the piggy bank every time you have to make an insurance payment for … Read more

Short-haul truck insurance costs can be affected by different factors.

Ten tips for driving a truck safely in the city and avoiding accidents

Driving in a city can be stressful in a passenger car, let alone in a truck – flatbed, semi, auto hauler, box truck, it doesn’t matter. Urban driving presents many hazards, such as traffic, the presence of many cars in a small amount of space, narrow winding streets, sharp turns, and pedestrians. Trucks are perhaps … Read more

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6 tips to improve safety and avoid accidents at your trucking business

The trucking industry is not without its risks. Though driving is something that’s habitual and familiar, it’s dangerous. Hazards are everywhere, which is why it’s so important for you to be as safe as possible as a trucking company. You might have a great safety record, and we commend you for that. But it’s always … Read more

The FMCSA has banned handheld cell phone use for CMV drivers.

What you need to know about the FMCSA cell phone ban for CMV drivers

As a truck driver, there are many rules for you to keep track of. There’s one that was established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that’s especially important for you to know. The FMCSA has prohibited the use of handheld cell phones by CMV drivers – drivers of semi trucks, box trucks, flatbeds, … Read more

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Top ten safety tips for working with dump trucks

There are many different types of dump truck, but they all require the driver or user to understand dump truck safety. Dump trucks can be dangerous if you’re not careful. To help you avoid workplace accidents while using these vehicles, here are ten safety tips.