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How Commercial Trucks & Vehicles Insurance Premiums Are Calculated

When it comes to insuring large commercial trucks and vehicles, dealing with an experienced insurance agent will provide you with an understanding of your commercial truck coverage options and getting a better price on your commercial truck insurance. Insuring a tractor trailer or semi-truck is very different than getting insurance on a pickup or SUV. […]

What Insurance Do Owner Operators Need?

If you run a business as an owner operator truck driver, chances are you’re pretty busy. The nationwide shortage of truck drivers continues to get worse leaving your schedule full. With your busy schedule you probably don’t have time to worry about whether your insurance coverage is sufficient and up to snuff for your growing […]

5 Things to Consider Before you Switch Your Insurance

Switching your insurance policy can save you hundreds of dollars a year. But, make sure you consider these things before you make the switch. Tip #1: Compare Apples to Apples You’ve seen the commercials – “average savings of $500 a year for those who switched…” Absolutely you can save money. However, be sure that your […]

Move Over Laws

All fifty states in the country have implemented move over laws to protect first responders, tow operators and police officers along highways. This law requires drivers to give a one lane safeguard for stopped emergency vehicles. If you fail to move over, you could be pulled over and receive a moving violation. The “Move Over, […]

Truck Driver Shortages

Our nations national disasters from hurricanes in the Gulf Region to floods in Texas have added to the already existing truck driver shortage problem in the U.S..  Additionally, the new hotly contested mandate for ELD that took effect in December of 2017 has further impacted this shortage. Truck driver shortages likely means increased salaries and […]

ELD Mandate Device Compliance

In December of 2017 the mandate for ELD (Electronic Logging Devices) started. While many devices claimed to be compliant, how are you to know what devices are FMCSA certified and which ones are not? The FMCSA recently provided a checklist to consider before selecting a device for your truck. Before you purchase an ELD, have […]

I’m Starting Out My Trucking Business. What type of Insurance Do I Need?

Whether you’re an owner-operator just staring out, or perhaps a towing operator you need great truck insurance coverage. Network Truck Insurance Services offers great options from some of the nation’s top truck insurance companies regardless of the type of trucking business you operate. Consider some of these great coverage options: Truck General Liability – This […]

Preventing Injuries With Your Trucking Business

Trucking is a satisfying and independent business much of the time. You travel from place to place hauling cargo for businesses and consumers alike, essentially keeping our economy moving. Sometimes you put in long hours so ensuring your safety is a top priority. Here are some safety tips to ensure you’re safe on the open […]

Understanding Trailer Interchange & Non-owned Trailer Coverage

It is common in the trucking industry for truckers to use trailers belonging to others in their business. All of our coverage forms extend liability coverage to non-owned trailers while attached to a covered auto. However, in many instances truckers are responsible for any physical damage that may occur to the non-owned trailer while it’s […]