Truckers: What Can You Do To Prevent Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is any activity (including fatigue and illness) that diverts your attention away from driving. Truck drivers must devote their full attention to driving. Any non-driving activity is a potential distraction and increases your risk of crashing. Check out the types of distractions along with defense techniques. RECOGNIZE THE HAZARDS MENTAL (COGNITIVE) DISTRACTIONS. Mental…


Experts Predict Another Active Hurricane Season in the Atlantic

For 2021, Colorado State University (CSU) hurricane researchers are predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1st to November 30th. Specifically, CSU researchers believe there will be 17 named storms in 2021. This is above the average 12.1 named storms per year that occurred from 1981-2010. Of the predicted 17 named storms…


Surviving a DOT Audit

The DOT regularly audits motor carriers to evaluate their safety management controls. Motor carriers are subject to complex and time consuming safety audits from the moment they register for a USDOT number. To better understand and navigate DOT safety audits, check out this helpful Surviving a DOT Audit Guide.

Deeley Serves – JA Inspire

Deeley Insurance Group was proud to participate in the Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore’s “JA Inspire” event. JA Inspire brings together over 100 area businesses to help middle school students prepare for their futures—high school, college, and careers beyond. This year’s virtual event doubled last year’s attendance, welcoming nearly 6,000 students in 8th, 11th,…


The Struggle Is Real

At Deeley, we choose optimism. We check in often with our team members to share each other’s challenges and support each other with empathy. Even during a pandemic, our Deeley family learned, grew and thrived in a difficult situation. Megan Muller, Client Advisor – How To Stay Positive Kiesha Jones, Claims Analyst – How To Put…


10 Most Common FMCSA Vehicle Violations in 2020

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) roadside inspections are examinations of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and/or drivers by Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) inspectors. MCSAP inspectors conduct roadside inspections on CMVs and drivers to check that they are in compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and/or Hazardous Materials Regulations. If an inspection…