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Transportation Insurance

1506, 2022

Risk Management & Disaster Planning

By |June 15th, 2022|Risk Management, Transportation Insurance|

We all read the papers, listen to the radio or watch the nightly news and, for the majority of us, we are incredibly fortunate to be able to turn off or tune out the problems that occur in our backyards or around the world. Risk managers of companies take notice of what is happening and assess risk daily. Risk managers [...]

2505, 2022

Commercial Drivers Are Company Ambassadors

By |May 25th, 2022|Transportation Insurance|

Recently I had the experience of dealing with a driver who, for reasons known to all involved, could not be insured. I welcomed the opportunity to talk to the driver directly with the mere hope of explaining litigation and credibility issues from a defendant’s perspective. In the event of a severe loss, the driver's file is sanctioned immediately. This is [...]

2104, 2022

5 Dashcam Safety Program Tips for Trucking Fleets

By |April 21st, 2022|Transportation Insurance|

The use of dashcams for trucking fleets significantly increases drivers' safety and provides evidence and opportunities for better driving.  The footage doesn’t lie and allows drivers and safety managers to learn and grow from on-the-road mistakes. The use of road-facing dashcams and fleet managements software will enable fleets to improve their driver safety and coaching programs. Here are 5 ways [...]

2909, 2021

5 Tips for Successful ELD Implementation for Fleet Managers

By |September 29th, 2021|Transportation Insurance|

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are here to stay whether you love them or hate them. As of June 12, 2021, all fleets in Canada and the U.S. should have officially switched from AOBRDs to ELDs.   ELDs automatically record your drivers’ Hours of Service and store reports and driver certifications—which help fleets stay compliant and save time on paperwork.  To assist [...]

1407, 2021

The Value of a Fleet Safety Program 

By |July 14th, 2021|Commercial Insurance, Transportation Insurance|

Accidents involving fleet vehicles are some of the costliest injury claims for a business. On average, the cost of a loss regarding a vehicle accident is about $70,000 -- twice as much as the cost of the average workplace injury.  With no designated fleet safety program in place, you may be putting the interest of your employees and business at [...]

605, 2021

Safely sharing the road with transport trucks

By |May 6th, 2021|Personal Insurance, Transportation Insurance|

Your vehicle license comes with more responsibility than just being able to parallel park without hitting the cars around you. It also means being aware of your surroundings while driving, especially when it comes to the vehicles and other drivers around you-- most notably, transport trucks. In Ontario, heavy truck crashes account for almost one-fifth of all motor vehicle deaths [...]

2411, 2020

Introducing the Bryson Mobile App

By |November 24th, 2020|Commercial Insurance, Newsroom, Personal Insurance, Transportation Insurance|

Manage your insurance your way We have taken a giant leap in our ongoing effort to create a personalized and unique experience for our clients with the Bryson 24/7 Client Portal and Bryson Mobile App. Now, at your fingertips, is the power to manage your insurance your way. Providing flexibility in managing your insurance Our new client platform gives you [...]

1610, 2020

The importance of measuring claims frequency and claims severity

By |October 16th, 2020|Transportation Insurance|

Rising insurance premiums in the transportation industry Trucking Companies face several factors that continue to push insurance premiums higher for the transportation industry. Nuclear claims verdicts, increased collision repair costs, and more contribute to increased insurance premiums. While the rising costs associated may be out of your company’s control, how often your trucks get into accidents, and how severe those [...]

2008, 2020

Operational & Cyber Risk for the Transportation Industry

By |August 20th, 2020|Transportation Insurance|

Free Webinar: Operational and Cyber Risk Management | Transportation Sector - Impact of COVID -19 The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a number of headwinds for the transportation sector. As the conditions for the industry continue to evolve through this challenging time, we continue to seek opportunities to provide insight and risk management perspective. Our industry colleagues at Fernandes Hearn [...]

207, 2020

The challenge of declared value shipments in transportation industry

By |July 2nd, 2020|Transportation Insurance|

WHERE TO START WITH DECLARED VALUE SHIPMENTS IN THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY In the provincially regulated world of Motor Truck Cargo in Canada, in order for a carrier to limit its liability exposure, it is advisable to mention the limitation of carrier’s liability, conspicuously, on the face of the bill of lading (BOL), with a space to declare the value of [...]

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