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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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By Kevin Rettberg, 06/11/2018
As the transportation industry learns more about the implications of ELDs (Electronic Logging Devices), there is one reality we can’t escape, time is finite. With the constant introduction of new regulations and the emerging technology deployed to handle them, we will always be left with the understanding...
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