Flatbed trucking is one of the most difficult types of truck driving, due to the heavy and unique shaped loads that drivers must secure and haul. However, there are many advantages in flatbed trucking such as higher pay, regular exercise and the ability to haul a very wide range of freight.
In our previous article, we started a list of the best advice and tips for new owner-operators. However, the helpful advice and important tips we had for all you determined new owner-operators out here, were too many for just one article. So, we decided to continue the list and give you even more helpful information on the how and what of the trucking industry.
Everyone wants to be their own boss and work for themselves. However, there are a lot of things that need consideration before taking on life as owner-operator. Because, let’s face it – independence is a nice thing to say the least, and driving for yourself instead of driving for someone else is an option that seems good for more and more truck drivers.
If you want your trucking business to be successful (you do, of course…) finding the right commercial truck insurance is of general importance. The transportation insurance industry provides a lot of coverage and a lot of insurance types, so sometimes it can be quite overwhelming to choose the right for your business. Of course, you will be looking for insurance that offers enough protection at an affordable cost. However, knowing only this won’t make it easy for you to find out which insurance is best for you and why.
As any other industry, the Commercial Truck insurance industry also has its own jargon and specific words. In order to get the most out of your commercial truck insurance, you need to know what those jargon words and terms mean. In this article, we are going to introduce you to a list of the basic truck insurance terms and explain what they mean. So next time you delve into the world of insurance, you will be prepared.