Hurricane season is upon us, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), it predicts an above-average storm season. For clarity, an average hurricane season consists of (on average) 14 named storms, seven hurricanes, and three major hurricanes.
Household Goods are a hot commodity to transport during peak holiday seasons. It is essential to register your company as the proper authority with the FMCSA, and also very important to understand how to list these commodities on your policy.
Whether transporting from the port or vineyard, hauling wine as a commodity has specific rules and risks. Understanding these can prevent your claim from being denied in the event of a loss. Check out these wine transportation tips that can help save you in the long haul.
A standardized hiring process helps ensure your drivers are compliant and reduces the risk of a negative impact on your safety scores. Any individual driving under your DOT # should complete the hiring process to be approved as a scheduled driver on your policy. This is regardless of whether the owner is the only driver, the owner is a part-time backup driver, or you hire anyone as part-time help.
Have you ever wondered why your safety scores went up when you didn’t get any violations for that month? If so, here is a brief explanation that could explain why.