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)”

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”

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”

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”