Garage Keepers Insurance for Florida Service and Repair Shops

Garage Keepers Insurance for Florida Service and Repair Shops

Garage Keepers Insurance is an optional coverage on the liability policy that you may purchase to protect your customers vehicles while they are in your possession. There are three different levels of coverage to consider.   Who Needs the Coverage? Garage Keepers coverage is designed specifically to provide protection for damage to a customer’s vehicle […]

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What type of Cargo is the Cheapest to Haul?

What type of Cargo is the Cheapest to Haul?

Clients ask this question often. The answer is kind of complicated. Where you are in the country or what commodities you are set up to haul help determine the answer to the question. However, there are a few types of cargo that are generally less expensive than the rest. Today I am going to briefly […]

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Do dealers have to ride with the customers on test drives?

Do dealers have to ride with the customers on test drives?

Depending on the operations guidelines and/or the dealership insurance, someone may accompany the customer on the test drive. We can provide information and insight, however, the decision on how to conduct this aspect of the business is ultimately up to you. Dealerships who allow customers to test drive vehicles without going with them have a […]

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What are the Requirements to Start a Small Car Dealer?

What are the Requirements to Start a Small Car Dealer?

When most people think of car dealers, they think of the large franchise lot with hundreds of cars. While that is one type of operation, it can be overwhelming to think of all that goes in to starting a dealership.  If you are wanting to get in the game, it does not take much to […]

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What Does Commercial Trucking Insurance Cover?

What Does Commercial Trucking Insurance Cover?

Commercial Trucking Insurance is made up of several types of coverage. The coverage you need for your specific trucking company can depend on many factors such as what you haul, how far you go, and etc. Today I am going to talk about the core coverage types that are found on almost every trucking for […]

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2020 Hurricane Season and the Coronavirus

2020 Hurricane Season and the Coronavirus

Floridians have much to worry about this year. First off, we are dealing with the coronavirus and now is almost the start of hurricane season. Here’s what we know so far about the upcoming Atlantic Hurricane Season…. Colorado State University predicts a very active season with 16 named storms, eight of them being hurricanes, and […]

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How much Does Semi-Truck Insurance Cost?

How much Does Semi-Truck Insurance Cost?

There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to commercial trucking insurance premiums. Several factors go into determining your unique insurance profile. Today I am going to discuss some of the factors that go into determining how much your truck insurance costs.   Location – Your location can have a huge impact on the price of […]

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How do I start a Trucking Company?

How do I start a Trucking Company?

Here at Barbee Jackson Insurance we deal with new trucking start ups on a daily basis. Today I am going to go over the basics of what you need to do once you decide to start a new trucking venture. It is obviously important that you decide what to haul and make sure you have […]

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How to Get a Dealer’s License in Florida?

How to Get a Dealer’s License in Florida?

Whether your hobby is buying and selling cars, or you have decided to go out on your own and start a dealership, it is important to know what steps to take get started. In this blog I will walk you through what you need to do, and when you need to do it, so that […]

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Trucking Insurance – High Driver Turnover Will Put You Out of Business

Trucking Insurance - High Driver Turnover Will Put You Out of Business

How does driver turnover cause trucking operations to close their doors? From an insurance standpoint high driver turnover equals more claims. Claim activity can make you unprofitable for the insurance carrier causing them to non-renew your policy. Sure, you can look for a new insurance company, but those claims will follow you for three years […]

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