America’s vast economy moves on the wheels of rigs, large and small. We all know that if you’ve got it; a truck or van brought it. Unfortunately, thieves know that too and cargo theft remains a constant concern.
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Those of us in the transportation industry have a tendency to get caught up with loads, roads, equipment, paperwork, cell phones, iPads, computers and GPS. As a result, we sometimes forget some very important things about our industry and the careers we have chosen.
In 2017, the Transportation Security Administration issued a six-page advisory document to truck and bus companies to be cautious of potential terrorists. Shortly after, New York City announced spend to install 1,500 cement protective barriers around the city to protect public ways. Other cities are utilizing recessed trenches and creating more public space to put distance between attractions and thoroughfares.
The only way to prevent these very dangerous and expensive crashes is to maintain proper following distance and to control your speed so that no matter what happens in front of you; YOU can avoid a collision. To learn more download this month's newsletter.
The market is always fluctuating, and though some anticipated a significant market tightening in 2018 as a result of the catastrophic events that occurred at the end of 2017, the threat of a near term correction has largely dissipated.
Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, applying New York law, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, applying Michigan law, respectively, agreed with an insured that the computer fraud provisions of a crime policy covered the loss incurred when the company’s employees transferred funds in response to a spoofed email.
At annual enrollment HR must communicate with employees and complete a variety of administrative activities in a very short time. Our 1-hour recorded webinar is designed to help HR professionals with this year’s annual enrollment process.
This market update will identify and evaluate factors contributing to market conditions and detail the state of the current market and future expectations for public company D&O.
A recent study by the American Transportation Research Institute found that lane changing can be one of the most dangerous moves on the road. According to the study, of the violations that greatly increase a driver’s likelihood of being involved in a crash, two involved lane changing.
Every driver has to deal with emergency vehicles on the road, and in most states the law is very specific as to what a driver must do when an emergency vehicle is encountered. As professional drivers we are concerned with the law, but we are also concerned with what is the safe, responsible and professional way to handle these situations.