‘Insurance’ Category

Fed Eyes Law Change Allowing Under 21 Year Old Interstate Truck Drivers

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

It is well known that many truck drivers are old-timers. Many trucking industry news sources report that as they retire, there are few young people eager to take their place. According to a recent survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), 79 percent of U.S. companies claim they are having a tough time […]

A Cool Million for Insurance?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Recently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced its plan to raise the commercial truck insurance minimum to $1 million. The FMCSA justified its stance by stating that the current $750,000 minimum was not enough to cover the costs of some truck accidents. But were they correct in saying that? The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers […]

FMCS Moves to Raise Truck Insurance Minimums

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

In a move that is hotly disputed by many truckers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) plans to raise the truck insurance minimum from the current $750,000 to $1 million. In a recent report to Congress, FMCSA said current insurance minimums are not high enough to cover the costs of some commercial truck accidents. […]

The Best Insurance Services From Rigquote

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Trucker-to-Trucker would like to welcome Rig Quote into our exclusive team of online advertisers. Here at Trucker-to-Trucker, we understand that owner-operators and trucking company owners don’t have time to shop around to find the best deal on insurance. Rig Quote has friendly staff that knows the trucking industry and wants to help truckers get the coverage they […]

The Growing Problem of Cargo Theft

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

In the good old days truck drivers might have to worry about weigh stations, speed traps, other drivers not paying attention. Now, truck drivers have to worry about thieves stealing their cargo. Although this has always been somewhat of a concern, the number of thefts has increased dramatically. In the 1960’s, when cargo was stolen, […]

Meet Truck Writers

Friday, August 26th, 2011
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Insurance is an all too important component of a person’s life. It provides a safety net in the event that things go wrong or in an unintended fashion. At that point, insurance coverage pays off to help mitigate any losses or damages. Trucker to Trucker would like to take the opportunity to call attention to […]

Is Your Truck Insurance Roadworthy?

Friday, April 1st, 2011

What makes you Roadworthy? We feel like we can help with some insight here. Donn Koonce from Commercial Truck Insurance specialists Lupke Rice Roadworthy Truck Insurance provides insight. When we asked Donn to consider how to provide better value to our customers, one of the first thoughts was to “know what the trucker deals with”. To follow […]

Insuring Your Trucking Business and Staying on the Road

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

One of the largest items eating away at your profit margins will be trucking insurance.  We all love paperwork (joke), but how you insure yourself and the business is going to have a huge impact on your profitability the survival of your business in future.  Accidents do happen, and sooner or later you will encounter […]

The Best Way to Score Insurance

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

RigQuote For The Win! Rig Quote is an insurance provider that works with over 50 different insurance companies in the US to research and offer customize policies to trucking companies. They offer trucking insurance for every aspect of the trucking industry. Their aim is to do the insurance shopping for small or large fleets, new […]