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Garage Keepers Coverage

If you run a shop, do some towing, or allow other truckers to park on your premises, you may be held legally liable for loss to a non-owned auto. Learn more about these loss situations and coverage options to protect your business. Read more by viewing the attached PDF. [button link=”/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/GargeKeepers.pdf” size=”medium” target=”self”]View PDF[/button] Garage Keepers Coverage

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Drug and Alcohol Testing

When is a drug test needed? Did the accident involve your CMV? Did the accident occur on a public road? Was someone cited for a moving traffic violation? There are many factors involved. Read more by viewing the attached PDF. [button link=”/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Drug-Test.pdf” size=”medium” target=”self”]View PDF[/button] Drug and Alcohol Testing

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Constructive Total Loss

Have you heard of the term “constructive total loss”? You will never forget it if you ever have one! Read more by viewing the attached PDF. [button link=”/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Construtive_Total_Loss.pdf” size=”medium” target=”self”]View PDF[/button] Constructive_Total_Loss

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Construction Zone Safety Tips

We are all aware that it is vital we exhibit additional caution while driving through construction zones. The nature of construction zones creates unique challenges to drivers, including increased congestion, poorly marked narrow lanes, frequent and sudden stops, merging traffic and workers who may step into your path. Do you know the most common reasons for accidents in road construction zones? Read more by viewing the attached PDF. [button link=”/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Construction-Zone-Safety-Tips.pdf” size=”medium” target=”self”]View PDF[/button] Construction Zone Safety Tips

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Auxiliary Power Units

With increased fuel costs and changes in idling regulations, many truckers have opted to install auxiliary power units (commonly referred to as APUs) to reduce cost and, in some cases, comply with environmental regulations. This option has raised questions on how to insure the equipment property. Read more by viewing the attached PDF. [button link=”/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Auxiliary_Power_Units.pdf” size=”medium” target=”self”]View PDF[/button] Auxiliary_Power_Units  

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FMCSA Threatens Deactivation of USDOT Numbers of Motor Carriers Who Fail to File Biennial Report

Be Aware!  If this is your year to file your biennial report with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), do not be late or your USDOT number may be deactivated. As a part of the Unified Registration System (URS), the FMCSA requires all motor carriers, even those whose information has not changed, have ceased interstate operations since their last update, or have not notified the USDOT that they are out of business, to update their information on a bi-annual basis. Back on November 1, 2013, the FMCSA began issuing warning letters to motor carriers 30 days in advance of

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