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By Robert Esposito, 11/30/2018
Winter is less than a month away but many parts of the country have already experienced record low temperatures. When the temperature drops quickly, it results in slippery and unpredictable road conditions, while rapid thawing can cause fog, hydroplaning, decreased visibility and traction issues. It is an...
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By Bill Hamrick, CIC, 11/20/2018
Last month we began addressing policies in layman’s terms. We will continue this month with Employment Practices Liability. Most general liability policies exclude wrongful termination lawsuits, discrimination lawsuits (whether related to age, gender, sexual-orientation, religion, etc.), and sexual...
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By Bill Hamrick, CIC, 10/30/2018
The busyness of Fall has begun and this month has flown by! Earlier in the month we had a successful and productive seminar. We were happy to see many of our clients there. Great West did a wonderful job presenting, and it was very useful information that was shared. The program was titled, “Managing Risk...
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By Kevin Rettberg, 09/18/2018
It is rare for the American Trucking Association (ATA) and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) to agree wholeheartedly on much of anything. Their interests often diverge, and it creates legislative challenges. However, when it comes to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scoring...
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By Bill Hamrick, CIC, 09/07/2018
I hope everyone had a nice summer! As it comes to a close I want to remind or inform everyone of a few safety tips for drivers. Please remember to discuss with your drivers the change of traffic patterns, especially now that there’s school traffic and weekend football game day traffic. I hope everyone is...
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