January is National Blood Donor Month

January is the perfect time to help others through the act of giving. During National Blood Donor Month, organizations like the American Red Cross pay tribute to the nearly 11 million donors, and encourage others to start the New Year off by giving blood. According to the American Red Cross, January is a challenging time…

NFIP Lapse Update

UPDATE as of Tuesday, 1/23/18: Late yesterday, the House and Senate voted to approve government funding through February 8th, 2018. President Trump signed the deal soon after, ending the government shutdown and restoring FEMA’s operation of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). From now until February 8th, Congress will continue working on a longer-term budget…

Small Fleets Affected by the One-Size-Fits-All Regulation Approach

No matter the size of the company, the federal government places the same regulations on all trucking companies. The House Committee on Small Business held a meeting to examine how these regulations affect small trucking companies, as well as looking into ways to help ease the burdens. Check out the Delaware Motor Transport Association’s article…

ELD Transition Guidance

The FMCSA published this chart and an accompanying “frequently asked questions” reference to facilitate compliance with the ELD final rule. The document also provides information regarding a 90-day temporary waiver from the ELD requirement for transporters of agricultural commodities, formal guidance specifically pertaining to the existing Hours-of-Service exemption for the agricultural industry, and guidance on…

Power is Out – How do you stay warm?

If you are lucky, you have a backup generator, warm fireplace, candles and hand-cranked flashlights that can charge your cell phone. If not, what do you do? FEMA suggests the following: Be ready with these power outage preparedness tips from The Ready Campaign: Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit. Include a flashlight, batteries, water,…

Nichole Parsons Meet the Team

Nichole Parsons works as a Client Support Technician in the Commercial Lines Department! Nichole joins our Deeley Group Team with many years of customer service and support experience in the Insurance industry. She loves team work and has been a fantastic member of the Commercial Lines department! Enjoy these fun facts about Nichole: She is…

Kelly Bell Meet the Team

Kelly Bell is a Client Relations Agent on our Commercial Lines Middle Market Team. She has many years of insurance experience in both Commercial Lines and Personal Lines. Kelly lives in Laurel with her husband and their four children. We've loved getting to know Kelly, and we think you will too! She is very outgoing…

Andrew Barranco Meet the Team

Andrew Barranco works as a Commercial Lines Client Advisor! Andrew joins Deeley Group with lots of sales and marketing experience in the marine and retail industries. Andrew says that “humility and humor are our best tools” for success in the workplace. Andrew is a wonderful addition to our team, and we know you’ll love these…