Sentry Insurance, Motive partner to lower costs, improve safety
The optional telematics program offers premium discounts and more efficient claims for customers practicing safe driving.
Truck driver prep tips to stay safe on winter roads
The harsh weather can throw off fleet operations. How can you plan around the snow, sleet and icy roads?
Motive, Progressive Commercial partner on AI safety solution
Motive and Progressive Commercial are offering a 40-50% monthly per vehicle subsidy on the Motive Driver Safety solution that collects data about driver behavior and provides insights into safety risks and ways to address them. Motive has also been named as one of Progressive Commercial’s preferred vendors in its Smart Haul program. Through the Progressive
Freightliner announces telematics-driven Dynamic Insurance offering
Daimler Truck Financial Services (DTFS) has partnered with High Definition Vehicle Insurance (HDVI) to offer a solution that gives fleets the power to reduce their rates while promoting safe driving. Freightliner Dynamic Insurance powered by HDVI (Dynamic Insurance) is a safety-driven insurance offering exclusively for commercial fleet operators. Using telematics-based technology, Dynamic Insurance starts with
Five facts you need to know about semi-truck insurance
If you use semi-trucks in your business, it’s crucial to insure them properly. This includes if you’re an owner-operator of a trucking business, an independent trucker, or your company owns or leases semis to transport goods. If you cross state lines as a for-hire transportation provider, you’re required to carry a commercial policy with at
High Definition Vehicle Insurance now available in South Carolina
High Definition Vehicle Insurance (HDVI) recently announced its expansion to fleets in South Carolina. HDVI Shift uses onboard telematics data to inform real-time risk models. HDVI Shift helps fleets save up to 12% on their monthly premium based on real-time driver safety, according to the company. More than 79% of South Carolina communities depend exclusively on trucks
Five ways to upgrade the safety of your truck fleet
Powered by futuristic-sounding technology like artificial intelligence and global positioning systems, today’s safety platforms are helping trucking fleets not only reduce outlays for insurance premiums and settlements, but also to incur fewer citations, conserve more fuel, reduce wear and tear on vehicles and, most importantly, keeping drivers out of harm’s way through experiencing fewer accidents.
New ATRI research evaluates motor carrier responses to rising insurance costs
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a new report analyzing trucking industry impacts from the rising costs of insurance. This analysis, a top priority of ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee, utilized detailed financial and insurance data from dozens of motor carriers and commercial insurers. The report assesses immediate and longer-term impacts that rising insurance costs have on
Aon announces last-mile delivery insurance program in partnership with CarrierHQ
Aon plc and CarrierHQ have launched their last-mile delivery insurance program. The companies say the program provides operators in the last mile delivery space with custom, affordable and continuous coverage solutions. Customers are provided a user interface and application process that is curated by a dedicated and experienced team. The companies say the program expands
Overhaul collaborates with CNA to motor carriers preferred insurance pricing and policy terms
Overhaul, a visibility technology provider for supply chains, announced a collaboration with CNA, a commercial property and casualty insurance company. Together, the companies will offer motor carriers enhanced insurance-program opportunities utilizing TruckShield, Overhaul’s new risk-management app. Announced earlier this year, TruckShield utilizes existing hardware in a motor carrier’s fleet to provide drivers with the ability
How truck safety systems impact your insurance costs
I’ll be honest: it’s not easy to get fleets to talk about their insurance costs, but who could blame them? Safety is paramount, but accidents happen and they’ve given rise to the so-(frighteningly)-called nuclear verdicts against commercial fleets. In fleets’ corner are the growing number of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and in-cab camera technology
Hub International launches excess liability, umbrella insurance to protect from nuclear verdicts
Hub International Limited (HUB) has launched its HUB Drive Excess Liability Shield, an exclusive, affordable excess liability/umbrella insurance solution designed for transportation clients–from general freight, moving and storage, and last mile to auto/truck dealers, public auto and rail–to broaden coverage and protect them from potential major losses from nuclear verdicts. HUB Drive Excess Liability Shield