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By Guy Sansom, 05/27/2020
Ever since ship owners first started meeting at Edward Lloyd’s coffee house over 300 years ago, insurance in London, particularly Lloyd’s, has been conducted on a face-to-face basis. In truth, this has provided London underwriters and brokers a distinct advantage. No matter the size or complexity of a...
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By Robert Esposito, 04/24/2020
Hazardous material regulations have changed significantly over the past few years. Employers must train new employees on hazardous material within 90 days of hire and conduct a recertification training every three years, or at time of job function change. Training is a key to preventing, or reducing, hazardous...
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By Rocky Roemer, 03/10/2020
Logging some 8,000 violations in its first month of implementation, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is off to a fast start in bringing much-need transparency into drivers’ operating records to assure public safety and reduce trucking company risk. The Clearinghouse ends a...
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By Kevin Rettberg, 02/12/2020
We are all too familiar with the term: human trafficking. There are those out there, who are committed to the practice of illegally transporting people from one country or area to another, with the purpose of forced labor or exploitation. The purpose of this blog is not to debate or define the types, rather to...
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By Andy Engardio, 01/22/2020
The Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse has launched. Do you understand what is required? Since it opened on January 6, 2020, it’s important for motor carriers to understand the reporting requirements. Step one: motor carriers can register here. Consider these next steps and basic requirements: New Hire CDL...
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