We’ve all seen news reports about trucks – tractor-trailers, especially – rolling over and causing car accidents, injuries, and even fatalities. Rollovers can happen all-too-easily, and it’s important to be aware of how you can prevent them and what raises your risk of having a rollover. By doing so, you keep yourself safer when you’re behind the wheel and lower your chances of having a crash that could injure you and other people. Avoiding crashes can also help you lower your truck insurance rates, whether it’s tow truck insurance, dump truck insurance, or flatbed truck insurance. We’ll go over some potential causes of rollovers and give you some tips for preventing them.
Home insurance payments perhaps aren’t your favorite things. The deadlines are usually doable and you get that check in the mail (or pay online) with plenty of time. But sometimes things happen and you miss a payment. Maybe an emergency came up and you couldn’t get the bill paid. Perhaps it’s been a tough month financially and you just can’t make that payment. Or you may have simply forgotten – it happens. Whatever the reason may be, the home insurance bill didn’t get paid. And now you’re wondering what happens if you miss a home insurance payment. We’ll explain.
As a tow truck driver, there’s a lot of pressure to hustle on the job so you can haul as many cars as possible. You don’t want the customer to have to wait a long time for you, and when you finally get to the car that needs to be towed you may feel the need to get the car to where it has to go as soon as possible. There may even be the temptation to speed and push the speed limit. However, speeding comes with a lot of risks. It can cause car accidents and can even have a negative effect on your tow truck insurance rates. We’ll go over the dangers of speeding.
Nothing in life is certain. Sometimes we experience major life changes, and when life events happen you might need to re-evaluate your insurance situation and needs. It’s important to make sure that you have the coverage you need to be protected from all the risks you face every day. You definitely don’t want to end up underinsured, whether it’s with your home insurance or your auto insurance. So, we’ll go over some life situations that could mean you need to give your agent a call.
As a tow truck driver, it’s essential to be as prepared as possible for anything. Things can change on the road in the blink of an eye. You’re not alone on the streets, so you have to pay attention to what other drivers are doing. Constant vigilance is a must – driving is dangerous. Defensive driving can help you avoid getting into an accident, which can help you save money on your tow truck insurance rates. (And that’s helpful because tow truck insurance rates have been increasing.) We’ll explain the three aspects of defensive driving and how it can help you avoid accidents.
If you’ve ever had to get auto insurance, you might have noticed that there are an awful lot of coverages out there for cars. At first, you may have thought, it’s a car – how complicated can it be to insure? Then you quickly realized that those were famous last words. There are quite a few choices you have to make when it comes to insuring your vehicle. One of the coverages you may have noticed is physical damage coverage (which includes collision coverage and comprehensive coverage.) We’ll explain what physical damage coverage is and how it can protect you.
If you sometimes feel like your head is spinning when you’re confronted with all of the insurance-related terms you have to know for your tow truck business, don’t worry – you’re not alone. With all the different types of tow truck insurance out there, not to mention all the fancy insurance words, it can get overwhelming. One of those buzzwords you might have been wondering about is deductible. Maybe you’ve been wondering what exactly a deductible is and why people make a big deal about it. We’ll give the definition of deductible and go over what it means. Even better, we’ll explain how it can affect your tow truck insurance rates.
The time has come – time to make your auto insurance payment. If you cringe every time you need to pay your auto insurance bill, you’re probably looking for ways to save money on auto insurance – and we don’t blame you! Car insurance has gotten very expensive. Of course, it’s essential to have proper auto insurance when you hit the road, but that doesn’t mean you should have to break the bank to get it. We have some tips on how to save money on car insurance.
Our InsuranceHub family is about to bid a temporary farewell to one of our own. Thomas, who is part of our commercial insurance team, will be leaving us for a few months so that he can complete Basic Training (including Advanced Individual Training or AIT) for the United States Army. He will be at Fort Benning until May, and after that he will be part of the National Guard. (We say it’s a temporary farewell because he’s going to return to us in May.)
We’ve got an announcement to make: InsuranceHub is pleased to welcome Insley Insurance to our team. Insley will now be part of the InsuranceHub family, and we want to extend warm greetings and a hearty “welcome aboard!” to our new teammates.
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