What to Know About the Necessary Commercial Vehicle Licensing Requirements

Every state has requirements for commercial transportation licensing that helps to keep trucking companies and freight forwarders regulated on the roads. Truckers, public livery, freight forwarders, and others all have some form of governmental licensing requirements, which means that trucking companies are bound to certain guidelines to keep them safe. If a trucking company does … Continue reading “What to Know About the Necessary Commercial Vehicle Licensing Requirements”

How to Recruit and Retain Skilled Truck Drivers

Turnover in the trucking industry is reaching high levels as older generations of drivers begin to phase out and recruitment efforts to reach younger drivers hasn’t created many opportunities. The trucking industry is already facing a massive shortage with more of a problem to come in the next decade as current drivers are starting to … Continue reading “How to Recruit and Retain Skilled Truck Drivers”

When Does Motor Truck Cargo Insurance Apply?

The trucking freight industry is in the middle of a big change of pace and atmosphere with the move to be more tech-savvy. Plus, with big names like Amazon, Tesla, and Uber getting in on their own trucking industry endeavors, the industry is set for even more change and a tightened capacity. But even with … Continue reading “When Does Motor Truck Cargo Insurance Apply?”

The Biggest Reasons Why Truck Drivers Quit

The trucking industry is in the middle of big upheaval. With the advent of sophisticated technology, such as autonomous trucks and a focus on data, truck drivers are finding their roles changing at a rapid rate. In fact, the industry is already in the middle of huge changes in the turnover of trucking professionals creating … Continue reading “The Biggest Reasons Why Truck Drivers Quit”

The Most Common Causes of Truck Insurance Claims

Trucking companies put a lot on the line when their drivers are out on the road. Not only are there logistical matters to tend to, such as getting orders delivered in full and on time, but there are safety concerns to keep in mind. There are a number of reasons why things might not go … Continue reading “The Most Common Causes of Truck Insurance Claims”

Why It’s Important for Truck Drivers to Have Roadside Assistance Coverage

One of the worst situations a trucking professional can be in is being stranded on the side of the road without help coming their way. It’s even worse when a tire fails or an engine burns out while hauling across the country and having to pull over in the middle of nowhere. Trucking companies and … Continue reading “Why It’s Important for Truck Drivers to Have Roadside Assistance Coverage”

What Additional Coverages Do Couriers Need?

On-demand food and package delivery has seen a huge rise in engagement in the last couple of years, with options like Amazon Prime, Uber Eats and GrubHub taking over space on the phones of consumers. While this is great for people who want their orders delivered on time, this is causing those companies to find … Continue reading “What Additional Coverages Do Couriers Need?”

What Are the Most Common Causes of Truck Breakdowns?

If you’re on a family trip and your car pops a tire, it may be unfortunate and a little stressful, but it’s a relatively easy fix. If the family van breaks down, again, very unfortunate, but a tow truck can come out. But what if it’s you’re truck that’s hauling loads of cargo and you’re … Continue reading “What Are the Most Common Causes of Truck Breakdowns?”

The Key Differences Between General Liability Insurance and Truck Liability Insurance Coverage

General liability insurance and specialized commercial truck insurance may sound like they are one and the same, or interchangeable, but there are some key differences that can be addressed to clear up confusion. The main thing to know is that a general liability policy  is not be enough to cover a trucking operation that wants … Continue reading “The Key Differences Between General Liability Insurance and Truck Liability Insurance Coverage”

How to Stay Safe When Cooking in a Truck

For long-haul trucking professionals, finding time to stop and eat can sometimes be an issue. Schedules have to be kept and sometimes sacrificing a sit-down meal may be the only option to save time. But when time does allow for a meal and a break, it’s easy to head into the truck stop or a … Continue reading “How to Stay Safe When Cooking in a Truck”