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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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By Robert Esposito, 01/15/2019
Recent accidents caused by driver fatigue have led many to scrutinize the trucking industry. In 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) released a key statement about large vehicle collisions on American highways. It said: “In recent years, the public has generally associated the...
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By Kevin Rettberg, 12/27/2018
Driver retention is an ongoing issue in the transportation industry. Overregulation and an aging workforce are the major causes behind the retention issue. Pay that fails to keep up with the demands of the job only exacerbates the problem. Considering these challenges, it’s not surprising that fleet...
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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 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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