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Easy Steps for Starting an Auto Hauling Business

Many people dream of starting their own business. In the modern era, business opportunities can appear around every corner, particularly in the commercial transport industry. Imagine starting your own Auto Transporter business – a business that is in demand for vehicle owners who need their autos transported across town or across the country. If this … Continue reading “Easy Steps for Starting an Auto Hauling Business”

Refrigerated Truck Insurance 101

Representing over $7 billion in economic value each year in the United States alone, refrigerated trucks are essential to the transportation industry. These trucks, colloquially known as “reefers”, transport millions of tons of perishable items per year, including food products, medicines, and temperature-controlled cargoes. With over 500,000 refrigerated trailers operating on U.S. roadways, protecting those … Continue reading “Refrigerated Truck Insurance 101”

Tips for the Trucking Industry to Save Money on Fuel

The trucking industry faces many risks in its operations. With millions of miles traveled and millions of tons of cargo transported each year, the role of risk management in trucking cannot be overlooked. In many cases, trucking companies have little control over outside risks, particularly that of fuel expenses. While trucking insurance protects against a … Continue reading “Tips for the Trucking Industry to Save Money on Fuel”

Best Practices for Trucking Businesses

Commercial trucking companies serve as a critical link in supply chains across the country. By transporting goods between production and manufacturing facilities and end users, America’s truckers are the lifeblood of commerce. Trucking companies face a wide range of risk exposures in their operations. As a means of reducing risk, adopting best practices serves as … Continue reading “Best Practices for Trucking Businesses”

Emergency Declarations for Truckers in 7 Minutes

Regulations are an integral part of the trucking industry. In times of crisis, such as conditions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic or natural disasters, regulatory authorities like the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) often issue emergency declarations. Understanding how to deal with state and federal emergency declarations is a critical aspect of risk management for … Continue reading “Emergency Declarations for Truckers in 7 Minutes”

Why You Shouldn’t Take a Statement from Your Driver After an Accident

With millions of miles traveled each year in the United States alone, it is inevitable that vehicle collisions involving commercial trucks occur. After an accident, trucking companies often rush to obtain a statement from the driver as a means of gaining understanding about the factors leading to a crash. Unfortunately, driver statements can often come … Continue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Take a Statement from Your Driver After an Accident”

Your Preventability Program & Potential for Admitting Fault

Preventability programs are a cornerstone of risk management in the commercial trucking industry. Coupled with trucking insurance and safety-oriented operational approaches, these programs can help reduce the likelihood of a serious crash, potentially saving thousands or even millions of dollars in expenses for trucking companies. Even with their benefits, however, preventability programs – particularly regarding … Continue reading “Your Preventability Program & Potential for Admitting Fault”

Truck Driver Jobs Site Facilitates Employment Connections for Free

The commercial trucking industry faces many challenges. One of the primary challenges is in staffing, or finding qualified drivers to keep operations running smoothly. Now, a newly updated website promises to facilitate the job search process for truckers. As a risk management step that supports trucking insurance, the website can help trucking companies overcome one … Continue reading “Truck Driver Jobs Site Facilitates Employment Connections for Free”

Insurance Requirements for Household Moving Trucks

Moving companies are responsible for safely packing and transporting household goods from one location to another. During the moving process, household moving companies are exposed to a wide range of risks. Companies are not only responsible for their vehicles and drivers, but also the personal belongings they are transporting. Household goods mover insurance is designed … Continue reading “Insurance Requirements for Household Moving Trucks”

Crude Oil Price Increase Leads to More Expensive Diesel Fuel

The commercial trucking industry has faced many hurdles over the past two years. In an industry filled with myriad logistical, liability, and operational risks, fuel pricing is one that has the potential to upend business operations. Latent demand for crude oil as world economies reemerge from their pandemic lockdowns has caused oil prices to climb; … Continue reading “Crude Oil Price Increase Leads to More Expensive Diesel Fuel”