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  • An End of an Era: AB 5 and What It Means for Motor Carriers and Their Independent Contractors

    September 20, 2022

    For the last two-and-a-half years the entire nation has been tracking California Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), which changed the definition of who is considered an independent contractor (IC) across many industries. Recently the injunction to keep AB 5 out of the trucking sector was lifted.
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  • Practices to Minimize Your Fleet’s Insurance Costs

    August 31, 2022

    Over the last decade, transportation insurance premiums have increased. Read to learn five best practices fleet owners can implement to minimize their insurance costs.
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  • Insurance Program Data Optimization and Integration … Staying Ahead of the Curve

    August 18, 2022

    Technology is reshaping the insurance industry, from claims, to distribution to underwriting and pricing. What can and should businesses do to stay ahead of the curve managing and integrating their data?
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  • 6 Steps to Prevent Hurricane Damage to Solar Installations

    August 10, 2022

    Hurricanes come with high winds and flooding, among other risks. Your solar panels can be damaged before, during and even after a hurricane.
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  • 5 Ways to Avoid Disability Discrimination Claims

    August 3, 2022

    While claims of disability discrimination loom large for unknowing businesses, there are five things you can do to reduce your risk.
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  • Your Brand is Your Best Recruitment Tool: 5 Steps to Optimizing It

    July 27, 2022

    A company's brand is an asset valued well beyond just the company's logo; it is what a business stands for, its values and mission and the actions it takes to demonstrate them.
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  • Program Space Drawing Continued Equity Investment

    July 20, 2022

    Despite key economic indicators spelling a higher-than-average inflationary period and a continued supply chain shortage affecting specific lines of insurance, some areas within the insurance space are showing positive signs of recovery.
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  • The Hidden Costs of Switching Carriers at Renewal Time

    July 18, 2022

    Changing insurance carriers, agents or brokers might seem like a quick fix for high premium rates, but it may end up costing your business more in the long run. A lot goes into a policy based on which carrier a business chooses. Here are eight considerations you’ll want to consider before making the switch.
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  • Curbing Distracted Driving Starts with a Commitment to Education and Enforcement

    July 7, 2022

    The future of your fleet relies on drivers remaining focused and safe on the roads. If the unthinkable happens and there is a crash, you must have a defensible policy in place. Here are four ways to protect your business from claims and keep your drivers from being distracted.
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  • Top 3 Contractor Risks and How to Reduce Your Exposure

    June 21, 2022

    Here are 3 contractor risks to keep in mind and the best practices that can keep you ahead of the pack.
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  • IAT Grows Inland Marine Business Unit with Additional Underwriters

    June 10, 2022

    IAT has expanded its Inland Marine business unit with the addition of three new underwriters – Amy Glovik, Greg Chesebro and Lori Aldinger.
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  • At Capacity: Social Inflation Risk Creates Opening for Quota Sharing in Aviation

    June 7, 2022

    Brokers need to keep in mind the five M’s that underwriters are looking for when submitting an account for consideration. Here are four best practices brokers should implement to secure the best aviation coverage for their insureds.
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  • 2022 Hurricane Season: What you need to know to protect your business and home

    May 27, 2022

    Don’t wait until a storm is baring down to secure your property, do it now. Here are six items to knock off your checklist before a storm hits.
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  • Reduce Driver Turnover to Increase Safety

    May 13, 2022

    Although highway safety comes down to situations and driver actions on the road, trucking companies can play an essential role in providing drivers with the physical and psychological tools they need to deal safely with adverse situations that arise. Increasing driver safety will ultimately help companies retain safe drivers.
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  • The Chain Reaction of Cybercrime in the Construction Industry

    May 3, 2022

    For many years, the construction industry has avoided the cyberthreat spotlight because of the appeal of other industries and large companies storing larger volumes of sensitive and therefore lucrative data. But this lack of attention from bad actors may be lulling some construction companies into a false sense of safety.
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  • Compliance Mandates for California’s BIT Program: What You Need to Know

    April 26, 2022

    While each state has its own Department of Transportation (DOT) rules, California leads the charge with safety regulations like BIT.
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  • Tracker on Board: How portable tracking devices can help your fleet

    April 18, 2022

    Using portable tracking devices to keep an eye on trucks and cargo can help reserve capital and lower BASIC scores – not to mention preserve your fleet equipment.
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  • The False Claims Act: What contractors and businesses need to know

    April 7, 2022

    Exposure under the False Claims Act extends to cybersecurity and American-made materials requirements. Businesses contracting with the government will need sharp focus on compliance requirements to avoid potentially costly fees, organizational distraction and litigation.
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  • Combating the Driver Shortage: 5 Ways to Hire Better and Retain Better

    March 30, 2022

    Getting ahead of the current driver shortage means motor carriers large and small need innovative solutions - fast.
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  • 5 Trends in Nonprofit Risk for 2022

    March 2, 2022

    Non-profit organizations must change their mindset and practices to succeed in a post-pandemic environment. These 5 tips will help you do just that.
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Caryn Best
Corporate Communications
(919) 838-4464