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By Maureen Maconaghy, 04/22/2019
As technology evolves, the term “telematics” is becoming more and more popular in transportation industry conversations. Telematics is a technology that combines telecommunications and information processing to send, receive and store information related to remote objects, such as vehicles. The data...
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By Bill Hamrick, CIC, 03/29/2019
As we embrace spring, it is imperative to highlight the challenges we’ve overcome last season. Insurance rates have skyrocketed, and availability has been limited for bad risk. Over the past few weeks, noteworthy changes have taken place. Recently, our team welcomed four new insurance companies, entering...
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By Robert Haley, 03/20/2019
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) takes cell phone violations just as seriously as drug violations. If a driver is pulled over for a mobile phone violation, they face fines of up to $2,750, with a maximum violation severity rating of 10 points. If a driver has numerous texting or handheld...
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By Bill Hamrick, CIC, 02/22/2019
Have you made improvements to your safety program for 2019? If not, now is the time and the only way to see improvement in your safety results is to commit to working at it daily. Make it a priority for your business by giving clear expectations and goals to your employees. As leaders, owners and managers must...
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By Rocky Roemer, 02/11/2019
Insurance is a key component to a trucking organization’s success but it can also be one of the most complicated aspects of business ownership. Having an experienced and knowledgeable agent to help you navigate coverages and design a customized risk management program for your business is one of the...
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