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Bobtail Insurance Provides Limited Coverage

Truckers and trucking companies do business under many different contractual arrangements.  Some truckers drive as employees of a single trucking company.  Those drivers operate the company’s truck and pull the company’s trailers.  However, a common business model involves a person who owns and operates his or her own truck (known as an owner-operator).  These owner-operators […]

How To Upgrade Your Motor Carrier Safety Rating

There’s no way to know when a truck accident might happen. But if I am a broker or a shipper, I am going to do best to select truckers that are the safest and most reliable. I don’t want my goods damaged in an accident. In this world of ever expanding liability, I don’t want […]

Nevada’s new Independent Contractor statute helps protect a driver’s owner-operator status.

The opportunity to own and run your own business is a cherished part of the American dream.  For many people driving their own tractor-trailer and operating their own trucking company is a great way to realize that dream.  However, many regulators and courts are regularly destroying that dream by trying to classifying every driver as […]