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Steps to Take After a Truck Accident (Part 1)

Trucking accidents are very serious situations and can often involve significant injuries to all parties involved. While the initial response should be to ensure the safety and medical treatment of everyone on the scene, the aftermath and legal consequences of the incident require careful attention. Whether or not the driver of the truck is at … Continue reading “Steps to Take After a Truck Accident (Part 1)”

Tips for Reducing Trucking Costs (Part 2)

As a risk management approach that includes truck insurance and safety-oriented operating practices, fleet owners know that controlling expenses is the key to survival in a competitive marketplace. In the first part of our two-part series on reducing trucking costs, we introduced common expenses, then discussed several critical components of cost management. In this second … Continue reading “Tips for Reducing Trucking Costs (Part 2)”

Tips for Reducing Trucking Costs (Part 1)

Fleet owners in the commercial trucking industry know that overhead expenses are some of the greatest operational risks. Controlling these costs is management’s directive. In this first part of a two-part series, we will explore ways trucking companies can manage their monthly and annual expenses, helping to position them for long-term success. Common Costs in … Continue reading “Tips for Reducing Trucking Costs (Part 1)”

How Can Trucking Companies Reduce Pollution? (Part 2)

In the United States, commercial trucking occupies an important place in commerce. With over 1.5 million trucks in operation on America’s roadways, and with millions of miles traveled each year, truckers contribute significantly to greenhouse gas emissions. While trucking pollution insurance provides coverage against many liabilities related to the environment, reducing pollution from occurring is … Continue reading “How Can Trucking Companies Reduce Pollution? (Part 2)”

How Can Trucking Companies Reduce Pollution? (Part 1)

The U.S. commercial trucking industry travels millions of miles each year, delivering cargo to every corner of the country. Thousands of trucks make up the U.S. fleet, and these vehicles represent a high environmental impact. Now, as the industry moves toward “green trucking”, how can fleet owners manage pollution in their own vehicles? There are … Continue reading “How Can Trucking Companies Reduce Pollution? (Part 1)”

Risk Management Strategies for Trucking Fleet Owners (Part 2)

As a critical component of the U.S. economy, commercial trucking faces myriad operational and liability risks. Developing a risk management program to identify and to mitigate those risks ensures continued profitability. In the first part of our risk management strategies series, we illustrated the importance of fleet risk management in protecting drivers, vehicles, and business … Continue reading “Risk Management Strategies for Trucking Fleet Owners (Part 2)”

Risk Management Strategies for Trucking Fleet Owners (Part 1)

Trucking is an essential component of the U.S. economy. Trucks and their drivers traverse millions of road miles each year, delivering millions of tons of goods to distribution centers and consumers. With all those miles traveled and the sheer volume of cargo transported, trucking companies face a myriad of risks. While truck insurance serves as … Continue reading “Risk Management Strategies for Trucking Fleet Owners (Part 1)”

Best Practices for Reducing Risk on the Road (Part 2)

As an essential economic driver for commerce in the United States, commercial trucking is dependent on safe operating practices to reduce risks. Gaining an understanding of common risks – and the best practices for road safety – supplements the protection of truck insurance. In part one of our two-part guide, we covered such practices as … Continue reading “Best Practices for Reducing Risk on the Road (Part 2)”

Best Practices for Reducing Risk on the Road (Part 1)

The commercial trucking sector is a critical component of the United States economy. Truckers cover millions of miles to transport goods between manufacturing and production centers to consumers each year. With the miles traveled and loads hauled, trucking operations face numerous risks. Understanding these risks is the first step toward risk management, a strategy that … Continue reading “Best Practices for Reducing Risk on the Road (Part 1)”