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Much like you pride yourself on running a successful trucking business, Independence Insurance Agency prides itself on its years of experience providing truck insurance for hardworking men and women across the country. And in our experience, insurance rates for truckers are just too high - so high, in fact, that they eat away at their bottom line, making it more difficult to run a business and make a profit. Fortunately, at Independence Insurance Agency, we provide truckers the freedom they need from astronomically high insurance rates so they can stay on the road and keep driving America forward.
As one of the most trusted commercial trucking insurance agencies in the U.S., we understand the challenges that you face daily as a trucker. We also know how important it is to protect your business. That's why we go above and beyond to find you the best-priced coverage available, whether you're an operator, own a small fleet, a large fleet, or something in between.
We Put Truckers First Because Others Don't
Truckers across the country choose to work with Independence Insurance Agency because we put their needs first before anything else. As experts in transportation insurance, we proudly offer a range of quality insurance products that are both practical and affordable for them. Our industry-leading carriers provide coverage that caters to the unique challenges faced by the trucking industry, ensuring that your business is protected at all times.
At our core, we are committed to finding the best possible price for your coverage without compromising the quality of service you deserve. The truth is, we understand how essential truckers are to the United States and take pride in making their insurance experience more streamlined and affordable.
One way we do so is by simplifying the insurance process. Our transportation specialists take the time to understand your specific needs and budget to tailor a comprehensive plan that works for you. You won't ever have to worry about cookie-cutter plans or uninterested agents when you work with our commercial trucking insurance agency. We take an educational approach to ensure that the entire big rig insurance process is quick, painless, and easy to understand. If there's something you don't understand, we're happy to take the time to explain. After all, the success and safety of your business are on the line.
Looking to the future, we are committed to providing innovative new products that cater to the ever-changing needs of truck drivers. As your one-stop shop for commercial trucking insurance, we are dedicated to your success, one policy at a time.
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Call us or send us a message today to learn more about the best 18-wheeler insurance options for your trucking business.
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At Independence Insurance Agency, we offer several types of insurance coverage for local, intermediate, and long-haul trucking needs. Here are just a few categories of trucking insurance coverage that our agency offers.
As the foundation of your insurance policy, liability coverage is required by law in most states in the U.S. It provides coverage for damage or injuries caused to properties or other people if your 18-wheeler is responsible for the crash. Without liability coverage, it's almost impossible to drive a truck or run a trucking business without major legal consequences.
Having physical damage coverage is an essential component that shouldn't be overlooked. This insurance is responsible for covering the expenses related to repairing or replacing your truck in situations such as accidents, theft, vandalism, and other damaging events. By having this coverage, you can rest assured that your business won't be affected significantly by unexpected incidents, and you can continue running your operations smoothly even in challenging times.
For trucking companies, the goods they transport are crucial to their operations. To protect these goods from damage, loss, or theft while in transit, cargo insurance is essential. This coverage provides much-needed peace of mind for both you and your clients, allowing you to reimburse clients for any losses sustained while protecting your reputation and brand identity.
Non-Trucking Liability Insurance is designed to cover property damage or bodily injury that may occur during personal time when the driver/truck is not under dispatch. This coverage can be applied with or without a trailer and is added to a commercial policy as an endorsement.
While Independence Insurance Agency has built a reputation of excellence in serving the needs of truckers, we also offer general liability. Also known as Truckers General Liability, this coverage insures for bodily injuries or property damage that happen due to business activities that are NOT the cause of operating a truck. It covers accidents that occur in parking lots, rest stops, also while loading or unloading. General liability can also cover losses related to theft and vandalism. Most brokers and shippers will require this coverage to work with you.
Bobtail insurance is a type of coverage that is comparable to non-trucking liability, which is designed to offer protection when driving a truck without a trailer attached. This is commonly referred to as "bobtailing." With bobtail insurance, the tractor is covered at all times, even when it is not attached to a trailer, regardless of whether or not the truck is under dispatch.
Trailer interchange insurance is a must-have if you're involved in a trailer interchange agreement. This essential coverage offers protection for trailers owned by other parties that you're using under a contractual agreement. It covers damages caused by collisions, fire, theft, and vandalism, providing assurance to all parties involved.
Curious whether our commercial truck insurance agency in cityname, state offers additional coverage? The following options can be bound in your insurance policy:
- Business Interruption Insurance
- Reefer Breakdown Insurance
- Occupational Accident with Contract Liability Insurance
- Rental Reimbursement Insurance
- Underinsured or Uninsured Motorist Insurance
- Towing Insurance
- Electronics Insurance
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If you're looking for a commercial trucking insurance agency for your business, chances are you have some questions - and we've got answers. Keep reading to learn more about some of the most commonly asked questions we hear from truckers like you.
Why go with a "jack of all trades" when you can work with specialists who focus exclusively on transportation insurance? We have excellent relationships with major trucking insurance carriers and, as such, can provide the best assistance and reasonable rates.
Typically, companies will look at claims that date back three years or less.
We proudly work with more than 20 carriers to provide our clients with the most advantageous options at competitive prices, catering to the needs of owner-operators and big fleets alike.
Permit filings are typically done by insurance companies on the next business day. Federal (FMCSA) filings are completed online and updated immediately, while some states may take up to three weeks to process.
Independence Insurance Agency: Committed to the Trucking Industry
There's no question about it - you've got to protect your staff, your rig, and your trucking business with insurance. But choosing the right insurance partner isn't always easy. Thankfully, with Independence Insurance Agency by your side, you can rest easy knowing you're covered no matter where the road takes you. If you're in need of a commercial truck insurance agency in Washington, NC that caters to truckers like you, pick up the phone and contact one of our transportation specialists today. That way, you can get back on the road with confidence tomorrow.
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Mini grocery store in Washington aims to fight food insecurity
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - Miracle Meals on River Road in Washington was formed to help eastern Carolina families who are feeling the pain of high grocery bills.“It helps me and my family out because sometimes I struggle, and it’s hard. I do struggle every day, and so when I don’t have anything, I come here, and they help us out,” said Shopper, Barbara Penny.Penny and many others in the community say they have been blessed by the nonprofit that acts as a mini grocery store.Shoppers are only asked t...
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - Miracle Meals on River Road in Washington was formed to help eastern Carolina families who are feeling the pain of high grocery bills.
“It helps me and my family out because sometimes I struggle, and it’s hard. I do struggle every day, and so when I don’t have anything, I come here, and they help us out,” said Shopper, Barbara Penny.
Penny and many others in the community say they have been blessed by the nonprofit that acts as a mini grocery store.
Shoppers are only asked to donate two dollars a month. The store was the creation of Bishop Samuel Jones, Junior head of Purpose of God Ministries.
“When the recession hit, I stepped outside of my headquarters building, and I asked the lord why can’t some things be free? I had no idea that all this would birth into existence in less than eight months,” said Jones.
With the rising prices in the economy, the ministry is looking for some extra help.
“We do solicit help. Any distributor out they’re wanna give us free food to help us out, produce, also furnishings. Always we can furniture clothes it does matter what you have if its a bathroom door or if it’s a commode people need it,” said Jones.
The help doesn’t stop at Miracle Meals. Just down the road, you’ll find the Share Shop, where you can find anything from plates to clothes and even furniture. It’s a true Share Shop as community members not only find new things for themselves but donate what they don’t need anymore.
“Matter of fact, I brought stuff yesterday and today and donated it for folks to be able to use it,” said Shopper, Verna Davis.
Jones says he wouldn’t want it any other way.
“This is my joy. This is my paycheck to see people get what they need and be happy,” said Jones.
The Share Shop is open every Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Miracle Meals is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If someone is looking to donate household items, you can donate every Monday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Share Shop and donate food during the same hours at the Miracle Meals building.
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Preview: Spirit travels to North Carolina after a week off, faces Courage in Challenge Cup bout
Cary, N.C. (07/21/2023) – The Washington Spirit will face the North Carolina Courage in both sides’ fourth 2023 UKG NWSL Challenge Cup match of 2023. The match kicks off at 7 p.m. EDT at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC and will broadcast nationally on Paramount+ for fans across the United States. International viewers can stream the match on NWSLSoccer.com.The SpiritComing off a much-deserved weeklong break, the Spirit will play its first match in two weeks. Last time out &...
Cary, N.C. (07/21/2023) – The Washington Spirit will face the North Carolina Courage in both sides’ fourth 2023 UKG NWSL Challenge Cup match of 2023. The match kicks off at 7 p.m. EDT at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC and will broadcast nationally on Paramount+ for fans across the United States. International viewers can stream the match on NWSLSoccer.com.
Coming off a much-deserved weeklong break, the Spirit will play its first match in two weeks. Last time out – a July 8 match versus San Diego Wave FC – resulted in only one point for the Spirit, as the team drew, 2-2.
Leading in the 90th minute, the Spirit surrendered an equalizing goal to the Wave only seconds before stoppage time. Ashley Hatch scored on a penalty kick in the 23rd minute, extending the club’s record of goals scored in eight consecutive regular season road matches. Hatch is now tied with Kerolin for the second-most goals (8) in the NWSL this regular season and became the first player in league history to score four road penalty kicks in a season. Her penalty kick makes her seven for seven from the spot during her Spirit career, breaking a club record for the most consecutive successful penalty kicks.
The Spirit has now scored multiple goals in four of its last six matches in all competitions. Prior to its current stretch, the Spirit had four multi-goal matches in its previous 15 games in all competitions dating back to last season.
The Spirit last faced the Courage in its most recent Challenge Cup match on June 14 at Audi Field, which ended in similar fashion to the Spirit’s most recent game versus San Diego. The Courage scored a goal in the second minute of second half stoppage time which lifted the visiting side over the Spirit.
That fateful goal made the difference between a three-way tie for most points in the East Division of the UKG NWSL Challenge Cup and sole possession of third place for the Spirit. The Spirit sits at 1-2-0 (3 points) in the standings but remains only two points behind the leading Courage (5 points).
The Spirit has not had a great history against North Carolina or in road Challenge Cup matches. The Courage is the only East Division team that the Spirit has never beaten (0-3-2) in the Challenge Cup since the inception of the tournament. Additionally, the Spirit has only won two road matches in Challenge Cup history.
Following Saturday’s match, the Spirit returns to Audi Field to host NJ/NY Gotham FC in another Challenge Cup match. The game will kick off at 7 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 28.
The league’s top team, the Courage is coming off its first loss in five matches (all competitions) following a 1-2 defeat to Angel City FC. In the match, the Courage fought off 13 first half shots from Angel City. The defeat marked the first time the Courage has lost when scoring first. Frankie Tagilaferri assisted on the goal and has now notched two assists in her last four matches in all competitions including one in the Courage’s most recent match. Those are the only two goal contributions of Tagliaferri’s NWSL career.
The red-hot Courage hadn’t conceded multiple goals in over two months preceding this match (since May 6) and its streak of shutout minutes ended at 460, the fourth-longest in NWSL history.
Not only is the Courage sitting at the top of the NWSL table, but the team also occupies the top position in the East Division of the 2023 UKG NWSL Challenge Cup. Undefeated, and with a 1-0-2 record (5 points), the Courage has the fewest number of points of any Challenge Cup division leader. The team’s sole Challenge Cup victory this season came against the Spirit.
The Courage is unbeaten all-time at home in Challenge Cup play (W4, D3) with its lone home game in 2023 being a 1-1 draw with Gotham FC. North Carolina is joined by OL Reign as the only teams without a home loss in the Challenge Cup.
Notably, the Courage has taken the regular season by storm, notching a string of four league wins in a row prior to its most recent loss. The team leads the league in passing accuracy (81.5), possession (59.31) and successful passes (6,151). The Courage has logged over 1,000 more successful passes than the next closest team — Portland (5,062). Ironically, the Spirit ranks last in two of these three statistics — passing accuracy (70.05) and passes successful (3468).
Additionally, defender Kaleigh Kurtz, forward Kerolin and goalkeeper Casey Murphy all earned Best XI honors for the month of June. Kurtz is the only one of the three remaining with the Courage during the World Cup window.
Next up, the North Carolina Courage hosts the Orlando Pride in another Challenge Cup match on Saturday, July 29 at 7 p.m.
Washington Spirit vs. North Carolina Courage picks, how to watch, stream: 2023 NWSL Challenge Cup predictions
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It's a rematch of last year's final as the Washington Spirit host the North Carolina Courage in Matchday 3 of the 2023 NWSL Challenge Cup on Wednesday on Paramount+. The Spirit have a win and a loss through two NWSL Challenge Cup 2023 matches thus far, while the Courage have tallied two draws. Washington enters Wednesday's match following a 2-1 league victory against Angel City and North Carolina most recently defeated the Chicago Red Stars 5-0. ...
It's a rematch of last year's final as the Washington Spirit host the North Carolina Courage in Matchday 3 of the 2023 NWSL Challenge Cup on Wednesday on Paramount+. The Spirit have a win and a loss through two NWSL Challenge Cup 2023 matches thus far, while the Courage have tallied two draws. Washington enters Wednesday's match following a 2-1 league victory against Angel City and North Carolina most recently defeated the Chicago Red Stars 5-0. You can catch all the action when you stream the match live on Paramount+, which you can now try free for the first seven days when you sign up here.
Kickoff from Audi Field in Washington D.C. is set for 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Wednesday's match will be streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan, which you can now try free for the first week.
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NWSL picks for North Carolina Courage vs. Washington Spirit
Before you tune in to Wednesday's match, you need to see the NWSL picks from betting expert Brandt Sutton. Sutton, a former collegiate soccer player, has been SportsLine's top soccer editor for more than five years. He has followed soccer closely for much longer and factors in managerial tactics, projected lineups and past performances to make the most-informed decisions possible, keeping his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.
Sutton finished 2022 as SportsLine's top soccer expert with a 165-130-2 mark, returning nearly $2,200 for $100 players. He also excelled in Serie A with a 63-39-1 mark, returning nearly $1,600.
For Washington Spirit vs. North Carolina Courage, Sutton is picking Washington to win by a score of 2-1. The expert notes the Courage are about to play their fourth straight road game, and while they have won three of their last four away from home the travel is bound to catch up with them.
Additionally, the Spirit will be playing their third straight game at home, where they are unbeaten across all competition this season. Stream the game here.
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Now that you know what to pick, get ready to watch the NWSL Challenge Cup 2023. Visit Paramount+ now to see the NWSL, your live local CBS sporting events, some of the world's top soccer matchups and much more. Try it free for the first week when you sign up here.
“I can’t live like this”: Washington mother concerned for herself, her children due to mold inside apartment
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - A mother in one eastern Carolina city is concerned about a mold issue she says has been spreading inside her and her kids’ apartment.White, black, and fuzzy grey mold can be seen growing rapidly throughout Nyesha Lacy’s apartment in Washington.“I just want to know, why is this happening to me?” Lacy said.Lacy currently lives at Brittany Place Apartments off Pactolus Highway, where she says mold and maggots have completely taken over her apartment.“No one shou...
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - A mother in one eastern Carolina city is concerned about a mold issue she says has been spreading inside her and her kids’ apartment.
White, black, and fuzzy grey mold can be seen growing rapidly throughout Nyesha Lacy’s apartment in Washington.
“I just want to know, why is this happening to me?” Lacy said.
Lacy currently lives at Brittany Place Apartments off Pactolus Highway, where she says mold and maggots have completely taken over her apartment.
“No one should have to live in this certain condition,” Lacy said.
Lacy says she noticed her apartment had a mold issue months ago, but says conditions worsened after apartment maintenance ripped out a wall and roof that was once leaking.
She believes the leakage created moisture, which led to unwanted mold.
“I lost clothes, I lost furniture,” Lacy said. “I lost everything that belonged to us because of this mold situation.”
Out of options, Lacy says she desperately called the apartment manager to see why nothing had been done but didn’t get the response she hoped for.
Lacy shared a video recording of the conversation between her and the apartment manager.
The apartment manager can be heard saying, “I don’t have answers for you, I don’t. I’m not going to invite you over to my house.”.
Lacy is a mother to three children under the age of six who are now without beds due to mold getting on the mattresses. She believes the apartment heads don’t care about their health.
“If you get your management in order, and get the situation resolved,” Lacy said. “It would be a much better place and environment.”
WITN called the apartment manager twice, left a voicemail and even went to the office but never heard back from anyone regarding Lacy’s apartment mold.
Lacy wants something to be done soon because she’s asked several agencies like Social Services and the City of Washington for help, but has been told they can’t do much.
Lacy believes other people at the apartment complex could be dealing with mold as well, but may be afraid to speak up.
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