Trucking Insurance 101: Hired and Non-Owned Auto Liability

Hired and Non-Owned Auto Liability

One of the main reasons that business owners are often left feeling skeptical and oversold when purchasing insurance products is due to the seemingly endless coverage offerings and unfamiliar terminology. A good example of a coverage that is often overlooked or misunderstood is Hired and Non-Owned Auto Liability. Hired and Non-Owned Auto Liability Many trucking […]

5 Essential Safety Diagrams for Every Trucking Company

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Many common workplace incidents are largely preventable with proper employee training. Here are five essential safety diagrams that every trucking company should have available to employees. #1 Slips, Trips, and Falls Prevention Slips, trips, and falls continue to plague the trucking industry. In fact, falls on the same level resulted in direct costs of nearly […]

Becoming an Owner Operator: Trucking Insurance

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Last month’s Becoming an Owner Operator post discussed the advantages and disadvantages of leasing onto a motor carrier and driving under your own authority. This post will build off of last month’s by explaining how the way you choose to operate your trucking business determines which trucking insurance coverages you will need. Trucking Insurance: Leasing onto a […]

Proper Corporate Structure for Trucking Companies

All corporate structures begin as C-Corporations. However, this type of structure has downfalls, such as double taxation. In this blog post, we will discuss why we recommend trucking companies convert to an S-Corporation structure. S-Corporations Advantages S-Corporations have many advantages over C-Corporations, such as: S-Corps do not pay federal income tax Low or no State Tax […]