Insurance For Farm Vehicles

Insurance For Farm Vehicles

Farm vehicles and trucks are crucial in helping keep livestock fed and fields harvested. However, if one of these vehicles is in an accident, the farmer has to pay to repair or replace the vehicle out-of-pocket. Farm truck insurance can help absorb these costs to allow farmers to continue their operations. Some of the vehicles…

DriveAway Insurance Coverage

DriveAway Insurance Coverage

Insurance can be complicated if you work in the trucking industry, especially if you work as an owner-operator. If you’re working as a drive away contractor driver, your insurance coverage needs are even more complicated and greater than a trucker who hauls standard goods. Those who work as owner-operators in this line of work need…

Inland Marine Insurance

Inland Marine Insurance

Inland Marine insurance is coverage that truck carriers can use to protect themselves against industry risks. We’re going to explore Inland Marine coverage, what it is, and how it can benefit small businesses. What Is Marine Insurance? Marine insurance is not an insurance option for truckers because this is a form of insurance for transporting…

Hazmat Insurance For Truckers

Hazmat Insurance For Truckers

More than 3.7 million tons of hazardous material are shipped by trucks in the U.S. each day. Hauling these materials requires special training and permitting because accidents can be catastrophic. But even with experience and training, accidents can and do happen. Hazmat truck insurance can help cover the cost of repairs, replacements, medical bills, cleanup…

Log Truck Insurance 101

Log Truck Insurance 101

Log truck insurance provides vital liability and damage coverage for log haulers transporting millions of tons of logs. Hauling logs is a tricky business. Drivers have to navigate winding roads – often dirt or gravel – and highways across the country to sawmills. If you operate a log truck or run a fleet of log…

Bobtail Insurance 101

Bobtail Insurance 101

On a typical day, as a trucker, your drive with your trailer attached to deliver loads. But for those times when you’re not attached to a trailer and operating under someone else’s trucking authority, this is what they call bobtailing. Bobtailing isn’t covered under your motor carrier’s liability policy. For this reason, insurance companies offer…

Courier Insurance 101

Courier Insurance 101

Couriers deliver messages, packages, letters and other parcels to individuals, businesses and organizations. They may work for themselves, or they may have an employer like Amazon or DHL. In either situation, it’s important to ensure that you have the right coverage to cover risks and liabilities. Courier insurance can help you do that. What is…

Dump Truck Insurance 101

Dump Truck Insurance 101

If you’re an owner operator running a dump truck, having adequate dump truck insurance is crucial. Having certain types of coverage and certain limits may be required by law or by customers and brokers. It’s important to understand what’s covered under a dump truck insurance policy, how much it costs and how to get the…

MCS 90 Endorsement

MCS 90 Endorsement

MCS 90 is a form of insurance that every big rig on the road is required to have. Insurance companies will work alongside motor carriers to ensure that vehicles in a fleet are properly endorsed.            What Is MCS 90? MCS 90 is an endorsement that is required for certain regulated motor carriers. The endorsement is…

Occupational Accident Insurance for Truckers

Occupational Accident Insurance for Truckers

Truck accidents are often deadly, and those that aren’t often leave truckers with significant injuries and recovery time. Traditional accident insurance may offer some protection to truckers, but it will not provide the same level of protection as occupational accident insurance. What Is Occupational Accident Insurance? Independent contractors need to have protection if they’re in…