Property owners and property managers are often veterans when dealing with insurance, so chances are you are familiar with the coverages you need. It comes with the territory. You understand the risks you face, and you know how insurance can protect you. But there is more to it than just having the correct coverage. You must also ask yourself if you have the right coverage for your situation, and if you are setting yourself up to be in the best possible insurance situation – especially if you are insuring an “older” building. (By insurance terms, “older” typically means that the property was built more than 20 years ago.) Here are a few ways you can improve your insurance situation as a property manager or owner if you’re insuring an older apartment building.
Getting behind the wheel of a car is one of the riskiest things we do on a regular basis. Though we’re used to driving and riding in cars and hopefully don’t feel afraid to do these things, there’s danger when it comes to vehicles. For example, objects near the side of the road – i.e. telephone poles. Would you be covered if you accidentally hit a telephone pole? We’ll explain – the answer is, quite predictably, it depends on what coverage you carry.
Tow truck and transportation insurance rates are a major concern for drivers and business owners. The goal is to get good coverage at a good rate. But to do that, you have to understand what affects your towing or truck insurance rates. One thing that is a big part of the rates you’ll be able to get is your business’s loss run. So it’s something to pay attention to.
Trucking businesses are subject to many government regulations. It can be tough to keep everything straight and decipher the law-speak of these regulations. One important thing about transportation that you should know about is operating authorities. Who needs an operating authority? How do you get operating authority? And, well, what exactly is it? We’ll answer these questions.
Storms can be very scary – the force and wrath of Mother Nature is not to be trifled with. If you have to weather a storm, you might be wondering how you can put your home back to rights. How can home insurance help with storm damage? We’re going to go over some of the ways that your insurance can help you out when it comes to getting your home back to normal.
Thunk. Even if the jolt and the sudden lurch forward wasn’t enough to alert you to the fact that you’ve been rear-ended, the unmistakable sound would. You take a deep breath to steady your nerves, taking inventory. You feel okay. You put your hazards on and move to the side of the road, pulling over to a safe place. You expect the other driver to slow and stop behind you, but instead, they take off. You stare in disbelief as the other car speeds away. What? For real? Through your understandable frustration, you’ve got this question – does car insurance cover a hit and run? We’ll explain.
If you’re a trucker, you rely on your vehicles. With many, many miles to log on the road, you could find yourself in a real situation if something happened to your truck. For example, what if you’re in an accident? What if your truck is caught in a fire? There are a lot of different things that could go wrong. So – knowing how reliant you are on your truck, your question is this: does transportation insurance cover my truck? We’ll explain.
If you’re running a tow truck business, you’ve got a lot to think about. Business is the operative word of the phrase “tow truck business” after all. And a major part of running a business is having organized finances. Maybe this isn’t the favorite part of your job – numbers, dollars signs, all that. Frankly, math and numbers aren’t a lot of people’s favorite thing. But we’ve got some tow business finance tips for you to hopefully make things easier.