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By Bill Hamrick, CIC, 08/13/2018
The July/August newsletter will be formatted as an interview in an effort to adequately communicate new and exciting information concerning AssuredPartners in Troy. The goal is to give an update, while also shining a spotlight on two employees, Christy Latrell and Robin Blair, that have recently gone above and...
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By Kevin Rettberg, 08/03/2018
There used to be a time when the topic of personal conveyance revolved around motor truck cargo limits, sub-limits and insurance. That changed with CSA years ago, with the early onset of the hours of service basic, a log book, and most notably, with the introduction of electronic logs. For those in the industry...
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By Kevin Rettberg, 07/09/2018
In case you have not heard, there has been an effort for a long time to bring young truck (CDL-commercial driver’s license) drivers into the industry. When we use the word ‘young,’ we mean 18-21 year olds. The need for CDL drivers, is absolutely unquestioned. There is a shortage. Several...
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By Bill Hamrick, CIC, 06/28/2018
This month’s newsletter will be a different in that I am not wanting to discuss safety or insurance issues specifically. Instead, I would like to bring you up-to-date on AssuredPartners in Troy, formerly known as Turner & Hamrick, as we are in the beginning stages of rebranding. Over time and in the...
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By Kevin Rettberg, 06/25/2018
The advent of technology to make commercial trucking industry safer has impacts that are far reaching. It was just a matter of time when Hours of Service (HOS) issues and ELD (Electronic Logging Device) usage would rear their connected ugly head. With the ability to track driver movement to within feet with a...
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