When you work in the trucking world, wrecks happen. And they can happen to anyone, no matter how experienced the driver. No trucker wants to experience a crash, but it’s important to be prepared with the right insurance coverages. We’ll take a look at how insurance can come into play by looking at a news story about a box truck.
If you have a dump truck business, you might wonder how you can protect your vehicles with the right insurance. Unfortunately, driving is not without its risks, and since your dump trucks are an extremely important asset to your business, you need to protect them. Those trucks were expensive! We’re going to do over some of the coverage you ought to consider for your vehicles when you get dump truck insurance.
If you have a dump truck business, you’ve got lots on your plate. Running a business isn’t easy, and one thing that you need to consider is your insurance. It’s crucial that you protect your business financially, after all. Maybe you’re wondering how to get dump truck insurance. Not to worry – we’ll explain! And good news – we can make the insurance process easy.
Whenever the words “school bus” and “wreck” are in the same sentence, it’s scary. A school bus is supposed to be a safe place, a secure way to transport children to and from school. But unfortunately, that doesn’t mean they’re immune to crashes, much as we wish they were. Thankfully, in the wreck we’re going to take a look at in this article, no children were on the bus at the time of the crash and the adults involved experienced only minor injuries. We’re glad to hear that there were no severe injuries as a result of the dump truck and school bus crash. Let’s take a look at how insurance could come into play with this accident.
So, usually, we have a little introduction to articles where we take a real-life news story and examine it from an insurance angle. But with this one, it seems easier just to dive into the “what happened” section. Basically, a semi-truck exploded.
No truck driver wants to consider the possibility of their rig bursting into flames. But, unfortunately, it happens. Fire can be very destructive, and it can gobble up a truck with no problem. The thought of your loyal truck on fire is a scary one. But that’s exactly what happened to four truck drivers last week at an Indiana truck stop.
Last week, Oklahoma and Texas experienced some extreme weather – to put it mildly. There were high winds reaching sustained speeds of 67 miles per hour, and the highest wind gust clocked 84 miles per hour. The wind in Texas was so strong that it ripped trees from the ground, downed powerlines, blew roofs off of houses, and damaged buildings.
It even toppled a few semi-trucks, this one among them.
If you have flatbed trucks, you spend a lot of hours on the road – and let’s face it, the road isn’t always the safest workplace. Whether you’ve got a couple of trucks or you manage a fleet, it’s important to make sure that your trucks are protected by the right flatbed truck insurance. But that begs the question – what insurance do you need for a flatbed truck? We’re going to go over four coverages you can consider for your business.
If you have car carriers, it’s important to get the right car hauler insurance to protect your business. But it might seem like a very complicated can of worms. To help you out with making heads or tails of auto hauler insurance, we’ve put together a list of 10 things that it’s important to know about.
If you’re a trucker, you face a lot of risks. Some of them are pretty apparent – getting into an accident, facing severe weather, something going wrong with the truck itself. But one risk that might not be so clear is the loss of your cargo. For-hire truckers don’t own the cargo they’re hauling, and that means that their standard liability policies may not cover the load they’re transporting if something happens to it en route to its destination. Cargo can be very valuable, and you might be responsible for very high losses if your cargo is damaged. (Not to mention that your relationship with your clients could be damaged.) That’s where cargo insurance can come to the rescue. We’ll explain how cargo insurance works.