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Collision Mitigation Systems, Telematics and Cameras Can Help Fleets Reduce or Possibly Eliminate Costly Losses, Experts Say
As the trucking industry grapples with a litigious environment and many motor carriers struggle to manage ever-rising insurance premiums, safety technologies have captured the attention of the insurance industry. Collision mitigation systems, telematics and onboard cameras can help fleets reduce or possibly eliminate costly and catastrophic losses, industry representatives said.

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Safety Technology always pays off

Safety Technology always pays off

I was reading the most recent edition of the ATRInsider, a newsletter published by the American Transportation Research Institute. One of the articles talked about the six priority research topics for 2019 as determined by ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee.

These priorities include standardizing truck parking information systems, re-thinking mileage-based safety metrics, analyzing younger driver safety in intrastate driving, revising the ROI of truck safety technologies, impact of ‘nuclear’ verdicts on trucking and a comparative analysis of toll revenue reinvestment.

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Smishing and vishing: How these cyber attacks work and how to prevent them

Smishing and vishing: How these cyber attacks work and how to prevent them

As scammers aim to manipulate people into handing over sensitive data, phishing attacks are expanding into new channels and growing even more sophisticated. Smishing and vishing are types of phishing attacks that try to lure victims via SMS message and voice calls. Both rely on the same emotional appeals employed in traditional phishing scams and are designed to drive you into urgent action. The difference is the delivery method.

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It takes a whole company to make a fleet safe

It takes a whole company to make a fleet safe

Changing fleet culture to prioritize safety along with adding advanced technologies to commercial vehicles can have the biggest effect on turning a “high risk” fleet into a safe fleet, according to a recent study.
One single fix can improve safety performances of a fleet. But making comprehensive adjustments can take a fleet from “high risk” to safe, according to a recent study by the National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence(NSTSCE), that shows changes throughout a company can reduce crashes and strengthen safety.

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Captives outperform commercial insurers: Best

Captives outperform commercial insurers: Best

Rated U.S. captive insurers continue to outperform the broader commercial insurance market, and as several business lines see hardening rates, company boards are undoubtedly looking at captives as part of their risk management strategy, ratings agency A.M. Best Co. Inc. said in a report issued Monday.

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Hardening property markets shift interest toward captives

Hardening property markets shift interest toward captives

Risk managers are shifting more of their property exposures to captive insurers amid rising costs and tightening terms and conditions in the U.S. commercial property insurance market, particularly after the higher catastrophe activity of the past two years.

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