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

  • Dart Podcast Network Releases National Driver Appreciation Week Episode

    Earlier today, Dart Transit Company reported the release of an upcoming National Truck Driver Appreciation Week themed episode on its Dart Network Podcast, now available online. The upcoming podcast episode, part of the Dart Network Podcast launched over two years ago, will feature interviews with Dart drivers, department heads, and leadership figures regarding National Truck […]Read More »
  • Farmers Insurance hit with landmark fine for telemarketing

    In a landmark ruling, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Monday he had fined California-based Farmers Insurance Exchange, Truck Insurance Exchange and Fire Insurance Exchange $575,000 for violating state telemarketing and No-Call laws. This is the largest amount ever paid by a telemarketer for Missouri No-Call and telemarketing violations. The settlement agreement filed in St. […]Read More »
  • Costco drops trucking company accused of labor violations

    Costco, one of the world’s largest retailers, has stopped doing business with a California trucking company accused of trapping drivers in debt and then using it to force them to work overtime. The action comes as brands across the U.S. face increased scrutiny for ignoring labor abuses in their supply lines, a widespread problem first […]Read More »
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurers Face Rise in Motor Vehicle Accidents

    Although there has been an overall decline in workers’ compensation claims, the frequency of claims for motor vehicle accidents has increased in recent years. According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) in a new report, these accidents can be very severe and are responsible for a significant portion of fatal workers’ compensation claims. […]Read More »
  • The Septic Truck That Crashed into Centre Elementary School Was NOT Insured

    The truck that crashed into the Centre Elementary School on October 28th was not insured according to the information obtained by WEIS Radio News. The Cherokee County School Board is now working with their Insurance Carrier, Risk Management, to get the building repaired. School Superintendent, Mitchell Guice, tells WEIS Radio the amount of damages to […]Read More »
  • ELD compliance rates jumped in advance of April deadline

    A late-March survey by CarrierLists found that the trucking industry was 91 percent compliant with federal Electronic Logging Device (ELD) requirements a week before the April 1 implementation deadline. Drivers stopped without an ELD in the vehicle will face being put out of service for 10 hours. Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Office of Enforcement […]Read More »
  • Why millennials should start considering truck driving

    Commercial truck driving has a reputation for grueling hours, weeks away from home, and a burly machismo that isn’t particularly welcoming to women. It’s high time that reputation got a makeover, according to a report by NBC News. A 2017 report by the American Trucking Association noted that the industry needs to hire almost 900,000 […]Read More »