Commercial auto liability, also known as primary liability, is mandatory for all types of commercial trucks. This coverage will pay for both bodily injury and property damage that your truck may cause to other property or people. It is illegal to drive a commercial truck without liability insurance. Doing so could result in large penalties […]
Lost hours from being detained at a dock or other loading/unloading point can be a huge problem to truckers. DAT Solutions is making detention time a major focus this year and is doing a survey do find out what your experience has been. Please take a minute and fill out this short survey:
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Any company that operates commercial vehicles transporting passengers or hauling cargo in interstate commerce must be registered with the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and must have a USDOT Number. Also, commercial intrastate hazardous materials carriers who haul quantities requiring a safety permit must register for a USDOT Number. The USDOT Number serves […]
Changes in Hours of Service for Truckers
As a fleet owner, you should be aware of the changes and updates going on in the industry. Do you know the new rules about hours of service?
Here is a summary of the new hours of service rules, which go into effect on July 1, 2013:
Mandatory Driver Rest Breaks: A […]
You need trucking insurance and you don’t want to overpay. We understand. But don’t make the mistake of only considering price. Remember, you often get what you pay for.
When shopping for truck insurance, here are some things to consider and ask about when you get a quote:
Is there a combined […]