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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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By Kevin Rettberg, 05/30/2018
Several years ago, legislation was passed, Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act of 2015. In this act, it was recommended that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) fund a study to evaluate the Safety Management System (SMS). In a recent issue of Improving Motor Carrier Safety...
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By Bill Hamrick, CIC, 05/21/2018
This month I want to advise on a couple of things that are becoming more evident to me in today’s world and industry. I want to also give a brief update on Turner & Hamrick offices. The first advice that I want to give, based on a change in the industry, is that customers need to consider buying higher...
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