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The Risks of Split Coverage and Towing After an Accident

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WHAT TOWING RISKS EXIST IF MY TRUCK IS IN AN ACCIDENT AND I HAVE SPLIT COVERAGES? Having a driver involved in a crash is stressful in itself, but motor carriers may compound a bad situation if their liability, physical damage, and cargo coverages are split among multiple insurers. Splitting coverages invites confusion and communication breakdowns between parties involved. As a…

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10 Tips for Passing Inspection Stops with Ease

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Roadside inspections create operational delays that may result in financial losses. Every time a truck is stopped for an inspection, this delay may impact key performance indicators tracked by the motor carriers, such as on-time delivery, out-of-service rates, and customer satisfaction, to name a few. To help manage this risk, try reducing the number of roadside inspections your company must…

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Truck Driver Stress & Stretching

Improve Motion and Relieve Stress with Proper Stretching

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Sitting for prolonged periods behind the wheel or at a desk is bad for your health. Regular stretching can help improve flexibility, circulation, and range of motion. Stretching is also good for stress relief. Here are several stretching techniques to try during rest breaks:   As always, you can count on the commercial truck insurance professionals at The Daniel &…

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Truckers & Germ Protection

What Truck Drivers Need to Know About Germ Protection

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Influenza (flu), COVID-19, and other contagious respiratory illnesses can be spread by coughing, sneezing, and talking. These illnesses can attack your lungs, nose, and throat. To help reduce the risk of catching one of these illnesses, read the information below about germ protection. Consider these techniques, and then ask yourself how you can better protect yourself from illness. Find more…

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Establish career paths to retain top trucking talent

Establish Career Paths to Retain Top Trucking Talent

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Adapting to ever-changing business conditions is nothing new for motor carriers. Staffing, in particular, has been exceedingly difficult in recent years and not just from a driver shortage standpoint. The “Great Resignation” has hit every industry as workers across the nation have stepped back to re-evaluate their careers, reset their work-life balance, and establish new personal goals. In response to…

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Trucker's Work Culture

Tools to Help Measure Your Company’s Culture

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Company culture plays a pivotal role in a motor carrier’s success. Culture impacts every facet of operations, from safety and compliance to hiring and retention. The term “culture” is sometimes described simply as “The way we do what we do,” and might be viewed as an undefined vibe permeating the walls of a company. In reality, culture can be measured,…

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TRUCK DRIVER COACHING

Tips for Effective Truck Driver Coaching

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Coaching and mentoring are two different approaches to improving human performance. A mentor is someone who shares their experiences and skills to help another person grow, such as mentoring a new driver as they acclimate to the company culture and operations. The mentor’s role is to be more directive in their approach by providing instruction. Conversely, a coach’s goal is…

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