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  • How to Maintain Your Truck’s Gross Weight Compliance

    January 31, 2024

    Navigating the regulations surrounding CDLs in a challenging economy requires a balance between cost-saving measures and responsible fleet management.
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  • Cold Weather Flights: Best Practices from Lessons Learned

    January 19, 2024

    Enhance winter aircraft safety with key practices: ensure thorough preparation for cold weather operations, provide pilots with survival strategies, and emphasize continuous training. Encourage adherence to personal limits and prioritize comprehensive preflight checks for safer flights in challenging conditions.
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  • 3 Key Trends Impacting Construction Contractor Liability in 2024

    January 17, 2024

    Navigate 2024's construction challenges with a focus on rising interest rates affecting spending, the need for robust contractor liability coverage, and adapting to the surge in repurposed projects.
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  • Navigating the Trucking Downturn: Coverage Options to Keep Independent Contractor Business Safe in 2024

    January 5, 2024

    In the 2024 trucking downturn, independent contractors must navigate challenges by balancing cost-cutting measures with personalized insurance coverage. The focus is on key protections such as occupational accident and physical damage, emphasizing the importance of tailoring insurance to individual needs for safeguarding independent contractor businesses.
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  • Construction Industry Outlook 2024: 7 Key Emerging and Continuing Trends

    December 18, 2023

    As the construction industry faces labor shortages, subcontractor defaults, unpredictable interest rates, inflation, pandemic-related hurdles, private equity involvement, and evolving project types, the need for proactive strategies becomes crucial.
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  • Take Heed of the Tortoise and the Hare: Speeding Doesn’t Win

    December 5, 2023

    The critical issue of driver speeding. Highlighting the detrimental consequences of speeding, including a significant role in 29% of traffic-related deaths in 2021, the post emphasizes the far-reaching impact on both drivers and fleet carriers.
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  • Winter Weather Preparation for Building Owners and Fleets

    November 13, 2023

    Winter preparation is crucial for building managers and drivers alike. Building owners should inspect premises, enhance lighting, prepare for ice, and address cold weather calamities. Drivers must check tires, defrost, and maintain emergency kits for safe winter driving.
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  • IAT Insurance Group Welcomes Mike Zurcher to Lead Surety Group

    October 23, 2023

    IAT Insurance Group announces the appointment of Mike Zurcher as the new Executive Vice President, Surety, succeeding Ken Chapman. Zurcher brings over 30 years of surety and commercial property and casualty underwriting experience, having held leadership roles at Travelers and Chubb.
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  • Part II: Don’t Go Bare: 4 Creative Options for Brokers in Gulf Coast States

    October 19, 2023

    In the face of soaring insurance rates, particularly in the Gulf Coast, property owners are grappling with substantial rate hikes, prompting some to consider going without coverage. To counter this trend, brokers can explore creative solutions to keep clients covered.
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  • Navigating the Hard Market: 4 Strategies for Brokers to Contend with Constraints in Gulf Coast States Property Insurance

    October 11, 2023

    Amid the Gulf Coast states' exposure to climate change-related disasters, the insurance market faces challenges, with damages from 2022 weather events totaling $165.1 billion. Brokers navigating this hard market can find opportunities by adopting creative strategies.
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  • Why Fleet Carriers Should Create Their Own Accident Tracking and Analysis Tool

    October 3, 2023

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is considering reinstating Accident Recordkeeping Requirements, aiming to enhance safety assessments and reduce accident severity. Despite comments being accepted until October 10, 2023, industry support suggests the requirements may become a rule. To prepare, fleets can build a robust accident tracking and analysis tool.
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  • Builder’s Risk: Controlling Potential Risk

    September 19, 2023

    Property insurance offers protection for a building once it's operational. A builder's risk policy insures against physical loss or damage to a building during construction.
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  • Fortune Media and Great Place To Work Name IAT Insurance Group to 2023 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance List, Ranking No. 25

    September 12, 2023

    Great Place To Work® and Fortune have selected IAT Insurance Group (IAT) for the 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance List.
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  • The Most Common Trucking Cargo Claims and How to Avoid Them

    September 5, 2023

    Transporting cargo is more complex than just getting it from one location to another. Reduce your risk by implementing safety and cargo protective practices.
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  • 5 Ways to Prevent Brokerage Cargo Theft

    August 10, 2023

    Today's cargo thieves have masterminded a more hands-off method of pilfering loads, and they're doing it digitally.
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  • 4 Best Practices to Address a Lack of Safe Tractor-Trailer Parking

    August 1, 2023

    Finding a place for drivers to park, rest, refuel and relax is not easy, and costs time and money.
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  • 4 Best Practices: A Guide to Commercial Roof Inspection

    July 14, 2023

    4 best practices for preventing and minimizing roof damage.
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  • The Most Common Commercial Truck Accidents and Best Practices for Drivers to Avoid Them

    June 28, 2023

    Protecting your fleet and maintaining steady operations today means implementing risk management practices to combat rising costs and reduce claims.
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  • Theft is on the Rise: Is your construction site secure?

    June 9, 2023

    Having strategies in place can help minimize the risk of theft on construction sites. Here are 8 tips to reduce the risk of construction site theft.
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  • 4 Case Studies: How to be Proactive on Loss Control

    May 24, 2023

    Having a proactive safety culture, doing more than what's dictated by federal and state regulations, and partnering with your insurance carrier's Loss Control team are best practices for motor carriers to mitigate risk.
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