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DataQ System Can Remove Incorrect Violations and Certain Crashes

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The DataQ System presents fleet owners the opportunity to combat CSA violations and increased insurance costs by removing incorrect violations and certain crashes. The Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) system, now 10 years old, has not performed well, and the FMCSA is gearing up to overhaul the system. The CSA system was designed to decrease crashes involving heavy trucks and buses, but…

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Welcome To The Hard Market – A Trucking Insurance Market Update

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Recently, we warned of a “rough road ahead” in the trucking insurance marketplace. We’re now advising our current and prospective clients that we’re in a hard market for trucking insurance. After several years of poor profits in the commercial auto insurance segment, underwriting standards have tightened considerably, and rates are increasing for fleets of all sizes—sometimes dramatically. For fleets that…

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Reptile Theory and Trucking Insurance Rates

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An Interview with Ted Perryman, Principal (and CDL holder) at Roberts Perryman Law Firm on “reptile theory.” It’s no secret that trucking insurance rates are increasing this year, and many in the transportation industry are questioning why they are facing double-digit insurance rate increases. As cited in our Q3 Trucking Insurance market update, poor profitability in the commercial auto insurance sector…

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Read Your Shipper and Broker Contracts To Avoid Unnecessary Claims!

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Real Life Claim Examples After the Food Safety Modernization Act And How To Address Issues in Contracts As reported this month in Overdrive Magazine, trucking companies that ship food are facing burdensome contracts and unintended consequences from the Food Modernization and Safety Act (FMSA). While it’s important that your drivers understand FDA regulations if transporting food items, its’ also critical that you review…

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Welcome to our new website!

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Welcome to The Daniel & Henry Company’s new trucking insurance website. This site is managed by the Johnson-Ruebsam Business Unit at Daniel & Henry. Look for more posts on our blog related to the trucking insurance industry. Our goal is to be a resource to the trucking community—to help navigate to perils and rewards of the insurance industry as it specifically…

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