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Below you will find the recent commercial truck insurance industry related news information.

  • Ford introduces new F-600, Transit

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ford announced at the Work Truck Show a new F-600 Super Duty chassis cab. The Class 5 truck has a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 22,000 lbs and rounds out Ford’s commercial vehicle line, which has been completely revamped. The product line revamp began 13 months ago and included updates to […]Read More »
  • 11,000 UPS Freight drivers may go on strike on Monday

    UPS Freight could find itself without 11,000 of its truck drivers by Monday if negotiations with the Teamsters Union continue to go south. Every five years, UPS Freight and the Teamsters Freight National Bargaining Committee, the Union representing UPS’ truck drivers, negotiate a labor contract, but this year negotiations have come to a halt. Neither […]Read More »
  • Smartway Excellence Award Given To ABF Freight

    Earlier today, ArcBest carrier ABF Freight reported that the company was awarded with a 2018 Smartway Freight Carrier Excellence Award on October 29 at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas. According to sources at ABF Freight, the 2018 Smartway Award is awarded t by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to […]Read More »
  • National Truck Driver of the Year Awarded To ABF Freight Driver

    Earlier today, Fort Smith, Arkansas-based logistics company ArcBest announced that David Boyer, company driver for the company’s less-than-truckload division ABF Freight has been named National Truck Driver of the Year by the American Trucking Associations. Having represented ABF Freight multiple times at the National Truck Driving Championships as well as the Virginia State Truck Driving […]Read More »
  • Yet another local ban on truck parking

    A city in Connecticut has banned commercial trucks from parking on city streets for “long periods of time.” The long-term parking ban went into effect on October 1st in Milford, Connecticut and applies to semi tractors, tractor trailers, boats and campers on city streets and does not affect the long-term parking of cars, compact “bus-type” […]Read More »
  • ATA Announces 2019-2020 Road Team Finalists

    Earlier in September of this year, truckers from across America met up in Texarkana, Texas at the Texarkana Convention Center in order to commemorate Burt Reynolds in an even produced by the Small Business In Transportation Coalition. According to the SBTC, the event was organized in conjunction with a memorial ceremony and film festival honoring […]Read More »
  • State insurance risk pool halves commercial auto surcharge

    The North Carolina Reinsurance Facility (NCRF) will dial down the surcharge it has put on insurance policies for commercial drivers in the state. Officials with the state’s insurance risk pool will implement a 7.83% surcharge, which will be assessed on both new and renewal commercial vehicle policies in NC, effective October 01; previously, the surcharge […]Read More »
  • Logging truck insurance is hard to come by

    Although the logging industry continues to get safer, it’s still consistently ranked as the most dangerous industry in the United States – and many carriers seem scared to get too involved, according to one industry insider. Tom Buckingham, general manager of the Forest Insurance Center in Newberry, MI, said the industry is continually working to […]Read More »
  • 20 Least Expensive Trucks To Insure In America

    We decided to profile the cheapest trucks to insure in America to help your decisions. Unless you are swimming in cash and don’t fear a financial disaster, you may want to consider insurance premiums that you can pay for different models of trucks. This may be a major determining factor in deciding which truck is […]Read More »
  • Insureds misusing their personal vehicles for commercial work? They’re going to get caught

    A technology data company is helping carriers catch out insureds who are misusing their policies by using personal vehicles for commercial work. Alex Young, vice president of risk solutions at Digital Recognition Network (DRN), said the company has contracts with 11 carriers and is in talks with 15 more – which would make up 70% […]Read More »
  • Trucker hit by car during boot dispute in Georgia Walmart parking lot

    The parking enforcement worker was charged with aggravated assault for allegedly hitting a truck driver with his Kia. A man was arrested after striking a truck driver with his car during a dispute over a booted big rig at a Walmart in Perry, Georgia, on Tuesday. The dispute began at the Walmart Supercenter on 1009 […]Read More »
  • Jumping Over The Bad Packages To Find Affordable Truck Insurance

    Buying truck insurance can be important in regards to the life of your vehicle. You need to do all of your research so that you don’t wind up paying for a policy that doesn’t work for you or losing money to a policy scam. There are some tips listed below to help you. You may […]Read More »
  • Things To Consider When Shopping For Truck Insurance

    Buying the right truck insurance can be difficult. There’s so many things to consider regarding who has the best rates, the most coverage and the best reputation with their customers? If this seems like a daunting decision to you don’t worry! This article will provide simple easy solutions to common truck insurance questions. People looking […]Read More »