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By Bill Hamrick, CIC, 12/17/2018
As the year ends, we travel a lot to see our customers for workers compensation renewals. Being on the roads so much, we see how extremely busy the highways are and how little patience drivers have. In the midst of this holiday traffic, please remind your drivers to be very careful and try to keep a good attitude...
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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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