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  1. What is a USDOT number?

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    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 as […]

  2. Changes in Hours of Service for Truckers

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    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 driver may drive only […]

  3. Is Cheap Truck Insurance My Best Option?

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    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 deductible or will I […]

  4. Avoiding Collision on Coast-to-Coast Trips

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    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 the […]

  5. Lowering Your Truck Insurance Premiums

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    Driving 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 […]

  6. Trucks, Cars and Highway Work Zones

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    No matter how much insurance you might have on your truck or car, it would be little comfort in the event that you were involved in a serious crash. Once of the most risky scenarios for drivers of all vehicles can be driving through a construction zone. Accidents are relatively common in these zones, and […]

  7. Tasks to Complete Before Each Trucking Trip

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    What is one of the best ways to avoid filing a claim with your truck insurance provider? Keeping your mind focused on the road and avoiding accidents. To help center your mind on the drive ahead of you, you may want to complete these tasks. Inspection How many miles does your average trip include? You […]

  8. Tips for Driving In Rain

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    With warm summer weather often comes with heavy rain in many parts of the country. Long haul driving can be dangerous at the best of times, but when you add severe weather into the mix, it can become treacherous. Keep safer on the road and help keep your truck insurance claims to a minimum by […]

  9. Taking Care of Your Vehicles

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    When you rely on your truck for your livelihood, it makes sense to take good care of it. Performing regular maintenance on your vehicles can help keep them working for longer, reduce the chance of an accident and could even help you to keep your truck insurance claims to a minimum. It is sensible to […]

  10. Staying Safe at Railroad Crossings

    by owner

    Category: Blog

    As an owner/operator, you probably understand the importance of truck insurance. After an accident, if you are unable to replace or repair your truck, you will be unable to continue your career behind the wheel. Sometimes collisions occur because drivers are inexperienced with handling a big rig. Operation Lifesaver, Inc. has compiled these tips to […]

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