How Uber Freight Could Help Small Trucking Companies

By |2018-12-04T15:25:54-07:00December 4th, 2018|Blog|

Since Uber Freight began in May 2018 it has been a successful way for large & small owner operators alike, to find loads and promote the growth of their business’s. This Wednesday the ride-hailing company’s Uber Freight division has taken another powerful leap in the trucking world with its new Powerloop service. Powerloop has began [...]

What is Primary Liability on a Truck Insurance Policy?

By |2017-04-10T15:37:42-07:00April 10th, 2017|Blog|

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 [...]

How often is your truck detained?

By |2017-05-19T11:47:20-07:00January 21st, 2016|Blog|

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: Take DAT [...]

What is a USDOT number?

By |2017-05-19T11:47:20-07:00October 20th, 2013|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 [...]