Named Storm Deductibles

The heavy rainfall, high wind and storm surges associated with hurricanes and other intense storms can devastate any business, even those located hundreds of miles off a coast. Because these storms have the potential to cause tens of billions of dollars in damage, insurance providers generally use special, “named storm deductibles,” to provide coverage in…

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Brenda Sawyer Meet the Team

Written by: Alexis Cantrell, Intern Brenda Sawyer joins us from Salisbury, MD. She serves as one of our Client Support Technicians. Brenda has a lot of work experience including working with state regulations as a state health inspector for over 34 years. Her position in state regulations brought out her detail-oriented side, which has proved…

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Do you need an ELD?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) clarified which vehicles are mandated to have ELDs. According to the clarification sent out in July, if the model year of the vehicle engine is 2000 or newer, you are required to have an ELD. For example, if you have a 1999 truck with a 2005 engine, you…

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Speed Limiter Rule

Last August the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a rule that would require heavy-duty vehicles to have speed limiters installed. However, the most recent Agency Rule List from the White Houses' Office of Management and Budget does not include the Speed Limiter Rule. This is…

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Tornado Preparation

Although Kent Island received heavy damages during the tornado on July 24, 2017 – only one person was injured and not severely. We can be thankful that no lives were lost during this extreme event. It is a good time to remind and teach out children about protecting themselves during a tornado watch and warning.…

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Have a Responsible Summer

Photo by Lance Armstrong on Unsplash This Aug. 18 to Sept. 4, law enforcement will be stepping up their “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. This means police officers will be focused on spotting impaired drivers and pulling them over. There were nearly 10,000 people killed in alcohol-impaired motor vehicle crashes in 2014, according…

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