Understanding Assembly Bill 5 for California Trucking Companies & Drivers

Some say that the “road to hell is paved with good intentions.” The California Trucking Association says that “gasoline has been poured on the fire that is our ongoing supply chain crisis,” following a decision by the United States Supreme Court to deny challenging California’s Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5) law. This article provides an […]

Understanding Dairy Transportation Risks And Trucking Insurance

Dairy is an important aspect of nutrition for many Americans who consume butter, cheese, and milk on a daily basis. Dairy transporters need agricultural trucking insurance coverage to mitigate the risks of loss, theft, or damage that are unique to hauling livestock and animal byproducts.  Note: This article is for informational purposes and is not […]

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Insurance – What You Need To Know

For older individuals and those who have certain disabilities, arranging to get to doctor’s appointments or medical treatments can get tricky. Since they are unable to drive themselves or use public transportation, they depend on family members or caregivers to shuttle them back and forth. Much of the time, schedule conflicts get in the way […]

The Next Generation of Truck Drivers

While the supply chain crunch has disappeared from the news, its effects continue to wreak havoc across the country. Empty shelves, rising prices for goods across the board and billions in lost profits due to shipping delays and material shortages are hitting consumers and companies alike, culminating in a strange and precarious economic environment where […]

International Trucking Requirements To Operate Between Mexico And The United States

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) opened up trade across the continent, between Canada, The United States, and Mexico. Commercial trucking companies have seized growth opportunities ever since, expanding their businesses cross-border. Many motor carriers transport goods far beyond the border to their final destination. There are many differences between the United […]

Intermodal Container Transit and UIIA Insurance Compliance

In the early stages of the cargo shipment industry, transportation was mostly used to ship finished goods for export from one country to another. Over time, advancements in computing and the standardization of shipping containers allowed companies to also use cargo shipping to source components from around the world, allowing manufacturers to lower their shipping […]

Dash Cameras, Truck Driver Safety, And You

Dashboard cameras (dash cams, for short) are an incredibly versatile tool that has just begun to be widely adopted in the trucking industry. The cameras aren’t just effective at providing a crucial line of sight for trucks reversing out of a tight spot, they can provide drivers and fleet operators with a level of protection […]

How to Find Commercial Truck Parking

The trucking industry is essential to the United States economy. Businesses both small and big depend on truck drivers to transport everything from raw materials to finished goods safely and on-time across the country.  However, one of the hardest parts of truck driving is finding a safe and permitted place to park. There aren’t enough […]

The Best Way to Find Qualified Commercial Truck Drivers

Commercial trucking has always been crucial to the supply chain of our economy. Reports have shown that trucks transport over seventy percent of domestic cargo shipments. However, many fleets now find themselves unable to hire enough drivers to meet demand. The difficulty in finding qualified commercial truck drivers has arisen amidst long standing strains in […]

How Proper Insurance Coverage Protects You From The Trucker Shortage

It has been well over a year and a half since the first COVID-caused lockdowns and closures were enacted and we are just now beginning to fully appreciate the chaos they introduced into the global supply chains. Frequent unplanned COVID-related closures for both factories and ports abroad combined with large, sudden global shifts in demand […]