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Processes In Trucking: How to Prepare and Handle Inspections or Audits Efficiently

Overview If you’re a truck driver or a trucking business owner, you know that inspections and audits suck, but they are an inevitable part of our operations. These inspections and audits are conducted by various authorities, such as the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), state agencies, and are just…

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Trucking Stories: Helping an Insured Manage a Major Claim Efficiently

The Incident It was a rainy night in October of last year, when one of our insureds, a trucking company that specialized in refrigerated goods, was involved in a serious accident on Interstate 95 near Baltimore, Maryland. The driver of the truck, who had been working for over 5 years now, was driving south bound…

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Debunking Trucking Myths: ELDs Aren’t Necessary For Small Fleets and Owner-Operators

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) have a come a long way since their initial introduction. From a simple technological advancement to a mandatory tool in the trucking landscape, ELDs were designed to replace paper logs and automatically record a driver’s hours of service (HOS) and duty status. The overall goal of this was to help improve…

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Trucking Insurance Mistakes: Overlooking Driver Health

The trucking industry, more specifically, its drivers, are the backbone of the transportation and delivery industries not only across our country but across the world. However, truck driving is one of the most challenging and demanding occupations as it requires long hours, irregular schedules, and constant exposure to various hazards. Because of this, many truck…

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Debunking Trucking Myths: Insurance Premiums Are Impossible To Lower

One of the most common myths in the trucking industry is that trucking insurance premiums are set in stone. However, this is far from the truth. In reality, there are several ways to lower your trucking insurance premiums. Let’s debunk this myth and explore how you can potentially reduce your insurance costs. Why Trucking Insurance…

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Reshaping the Trucking Industry with Technology: A Look into the Future

The trucking industry has always been one of the most vital components of the global economy. With the rise of technology and digitalization, the trucking industry is rapidly evolving. In this blog post, we will explore how technology is reshaping the future of trucking.   Autonomous Trucks: One of the most significant technological advancements in…

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