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What is a USDOT number?

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 [...]

By |2017-05-19T11:47:20-07:00October 20th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Changes in Hours of Service for Truckers

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 [...]

By |2017-05-19T11:47:20-07:00May 21st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Is Cheap Truck Insurance My Best Option?

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 [...]

By |2017-05-19T11:47:20-07:00October 24th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Avoiding Collision on Coast-to-Coast Trips

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 [...]

By |2017-05-19T11:47:20-07:00September 3rd, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Lowering Your Truck Insurance Premiums

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 [...]

By |2012-08-17T10:45:00-07:00August 17th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments
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