- New Liability Limits - Are You In the Know?
One of the risks that goes along with owning a trucking company is having to make liability payments if one of your drivers injures someone in an accident. This amount is decided on through the legal system and typically goes toward compensating victims for medical care. The minimum liability requirement right now is $750,000.
- Tips to Prepare for Hours of Service Changes
As the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals prepares to issue a final decision in the American Trucking Assns.' (ATA) case against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regarding the restart and rest break changes to the driver hours of service rules, the trucking industry should be preparing for the impacts those changes may have on their operations.
- Preventing Under-ride Deaths: Is Stricter Truck Regs or 4-Wheeler Education the Answer?
While any traffic fatality is a tragedy, the focus on under-ride guards is picking at nits when compared to the volume of other causes of highway deaths.
- The Best Insurance Services From Rigquote
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.
- Need A New Job? Try Hill Brothers Transportation
This company was established in 1986 by four brothers who came from a family well experienced in the business of trucking. Their grandfather, Robert Hill, started work in the industry in 1932.
- 5 Money/Time Saving Tips for Owner Operators in 2012
The economic crisis has impacted the trucking industry in many ways, and owner-operators usually have an especially difficult time making a profit. Even new business owners who were company drivers for years before venturing out on their own often find it difficult to save time and money.
- Sharing the Roads Safely with Trucks
Tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, and other big rigs make many drivers nervous. Likewise, car drivers that don't understand how to share the highway with big rigs are dangerous to truckers.
- The Growing Problem of Cargo Theft
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.
- Meet Truck Writers
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.
- Keeping Your Rig RoadWorthy
Just what does RoadWorthy mean? It probably means many different things to many different people. Here is what it means to me.
- Welcome Ameritruck to Our Dealer Network
Ameritruck is a recent addition to the Trucker to Trucker Dealer Network dedicated to providing North and South Carolina trucks to drivers. The Charlotte,North Carolina used truck dealer operates from 4 paved acres of with a variety of used trucks for sale.
- Trucking Insurance
Today, we're taking a look at what happens when you have bought a truck for sale - arranging trucking insurance: Sure, there are trucks for sale out there. You might even be able to secure financing for one. But you have to make sure you're properly insured. Finding the right commercial truck insurance can be tricky, but luckily there are a few tips you can follow to keep you on the right path.
- Is Your Truck Insurance Roadworthy?
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 through on this Donn Koonce became a trucker! He spent a few months time learning the business from behind the wheel by going to class and getting his CDL license.
- State Trucking Associations
State Trucking Associations serve a vital role in protecting the interests of the trucking industry, drivers, and employers alike. Similarly minded people come together to represent their interests from a knowledgeable stand point to the various environmental and governmental regulatory committees that enact and pass legislation.
- How to Arrange Semi Trailer Insurance
Insuring your tractor trailer unit is not going to be cheap, and more than that, the time to find out whether or not you have quality insurance coverage is not when you need to make a claim on it. The time to deal with these issues is when you are arranging semi truck insurance coverage and not afterwards - if you suffer from an uninsured event you could lose your entire business and livelihood so pay attention!
- Focus on St Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund
St Christopher is the patron saint of travelers and by order of the Vatican, the designated patron saint of truckers. The Relief Fund is a non-profit corporation (501(c)(3)) which delivers financial aid to professional drivers with medical issues and who cannot afford the treatment or to carry the cost of insurance. In addition the St Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund also carries out medical and healthcare research which will help truckers in direct need and drivers generally.
- Truck for Sale Spotlight: TEC Equipment, Inc.
California truck dealer, TEC Equipment Inc is the major supplier of new and used trucks on the West Coast. First started back in 1976 at the height of the oil crisis, TEC has enjoyed strong growth until it now justly claims the top spot amongst dealers on the I-5 corridor. Based in Portland OR, TEC also has locations in Portland, Eugene, Wilsonville and Medford, all in Oregon and also in Reno-Sparks in Nevada. California dealerships include locations at Oakland, La Mirada and Fontana.
- Featured Truck Dealer at Trucker to Trucker
Buy Freightliner trucks in Washington state at Valley Freightliner. Large selection of late model used trucks and a full lineup of new Freightliners in stock!
- Truck Warranty
Arrow truck sales has extended its standard 30-Day Truck Warranty to 90 Days making it the longest standard warranty in the industry included in the purchase of a pre-owned truck.