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Wine Transportation Tips

Wine Transportation Tips

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.

Driver Hiring Process

Driver Hiring Process

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.

Why Are My Safety Scores Increasing?

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.

Understanding Your MVRs

Understanding MVRs

A Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) contains the driving history of an employee directly from the DMV. This report shows insights into the history of a driver and can reveal accidents, moving violations, convictions, and suspensions some drivers may not disclose during the hiring process.

Unscheduled Drivers & Units

Negative Effects of Unscheduled Drivers & Units

Most insurance policies we see within the commercial trucking space consist of scheduled autos policies. In other words, these policies require you to report all equipment operated by your business and all drivers operating under your MC# to your insurance provider. Failure to do so may result in penalties and fines.