Like taxes, insurance can be confusing. Many carriers, especially smaller carriers without dedicated insurance experts on the payroll, are at the mercy of an insurance provider. But armed with a little knowledge, carriers can make more informed purchasing decisions.Read More
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Many commercial trucking companies will never be impacted by cargo theft, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be prepared. Cargo theft is a multi-million-dollar problem, and like all problems, somebody is going to pay for it.Read More
Using onboard video cameras can not only reduce risky driving behaviors, they can also lead to a significant decrease in insurance premiums, with one fleet reporting it saw its insurance premiums drop 55%.Read More
There is no requirement for cargo insurance, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have it. As you search for motor truck cargo insurance, you will find various plans at various price points. Like those homeowner’s policies, no two are the same. So how do you know what you should be looking for?Read More
Fleets using ELDs say they reduce manual processes related to HOS compliance, reduce compliance violations, and improve driver and public safety. All of these benefits provide fleets another benefit: potentially lower insurance costs.Read More