Posts Tagged ‘driver safety’

Premier Safety Culture Advice – Read NOW

The turning point in trucking lawsuits often lies within the deposition and discovery phase. You and your attorney will set the tone during discovery that carries through the rest of the case. This article contains premier safety culture advice from top leaders in the trucking industry.

One of the biggest factors that can determine the outcome of... Read More

The Private Motor Truck Council Clarifies ArriveCAN for the Trucking Industry

The PMTC (Private Motor Truck Council) has worked to clarify ArriveCAN as it pertains to Trucking. Please see the message below: 

As you know, The Government of Canada has utilized various tools at its disposal to help limit the spread of COVID-19 across the border. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CBSA has been working closely with the... Read More

55 Things We Learned from an Expert Insurance Underwriter

Insurance premiums and renewal rates continue to be one of the biggest expenses incurred by trucking companies. Rates have increased exponentially in recent years due to accident frequency, truck driver shortage, and the ever-present threat of nuclear verdicts. But, we are here to help. We set out to learn about the underwriting process... Read More

Crossroads – How an Internal Communication Failure Left my Driver Stranded

Join us Thursday, October 15 @ 10:30

Intersections are one of the most high-risk areas for truck drivers. Two industry experts will be discussing the dangers, both preventable and nonpreventable, of intersection traffic and the threat they present to your drivers. Free sign up here.

Presentation to include:

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Top 5 “What-ifs” that Keep Safety Managers Awake at Night

Top 5 “What-ifs” that Keep Safety Managers Awake at Night

My days in dispatch have provided me with many stories, insights, and anecdotes about a career spent supporting truck drivers. Some stories help me relate to others in the industry, some create a bond with drivers, some are told just to get a laugh.

But this story, this one will stick... Read More

SPOTLIGHT: Student Transportation Exclusive – Back to School Best Practices

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) on their podcast, The Bus Stop. Stephanie Wilcoxson joined NSTA Executive Director Curt Macysyn to discuss how current clients are benefitting from the IWS platform and creating safer spaces for students and... Read More

Spotted Lanternfly: Operating Without a Permit Could Cost You $20,000

Spotted Lanternfly

Add another quarantine to the list of 2020’s challenges to overcome. This year, the state of Pennsylvania has nearly doubled the number of counties placed under quarantine due to the spotted lanternfly. This travel quarantine applies to 26 Pennsylvania counties through which commercial vehicle operators must be permitted to... Read More

Nuclear Verdicts Entice Fraudsters in New Trucking Exploitation Scheme

Why Nuclear Verdicts Are Rising

The term “Billboard Attorney” describes those aggressive and high-energy lawyers who thrive on huge lawsuits. They are pictured standing atop a tractor-trailer shouting, “Have you been injured in a Big Truck Accident? Call Me!” Their commercial ends with a “1-800” number and promises fortunes to accident... Read More

Top 5 Surprising Ways Lawyers Attack Trucking Companies – Know Your Risk

Every trucking company knows the risk involved with hauling an 80,000 lb. machine down the highway. Don’t feel hindered, however, by the mountain of liabilities. Simply be prepared. Below are the weaknesses that prosecuting attorneys will try to take advantage of in the event of an accident.

Driver Fatigue

Every decent truck driver knows to... Read More

Chuck Norris Says “Thank You, Truckers!” In This Touching Video

Kudos to Truckers! Thank you for keeping America going through the pandemic

The coronavirus has challenged sectors across America, but one sector has proven the lifeblood of the American economy and kept it going: American truckers. They have risked their own personal safety, and they have done a lot of hard work; keeping the U.S.... Read More

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