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 […]
How many days of the week are you in your big rig? Many truck drivers find themselves going on long hauls month after month. With your truck being such a vital part of you earning an income, it is important provide the proper care. An important part of being a responsible owner/operator is having […]
a truck professionally may not be glamorous, but freight is an essential part
of this country’s economy. Being an owner/operator is similar to being a
business owner – there are certain expenses that are necessary and unavoidable.
For truck drivers, one such bill is insurance. Just because you have to pay for
insurance does not mean you have […]