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Transportation Insurance

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 [...]

302, 2021

Economic Outlook with TD

By |February 3rd, 2021|Commercial Insurance, Transportation Insurance, Webinar|

It has been almost a year since COVID-19 rippled through our reality, economy, and the way we experience life. As we continue to survive through winter, it is time we begin to plan for warmer and brighter days ahead. Our economic environment continues to present several questions and concerns. Join us as we discuss the current economic environment for businesses in [...]

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 [...]

506, 2020

Solving Trucking Profitability Paradox – Webinar Recording

By |June 5th, 2020|Transportation Insurance, Webinar|

How do you run a profitable trucking company? Nuclear verdicts, rising insurance rates, depressed used truck pricing, difficult macro and micro economics and countless other curve balls make it difficult to run profitably. However, this is where the doom and gloom ends and opportunities start for the savvy transportation professional. https://youtu.be/pkK1nuGIYQ4   Key learnings discussed in this webinar include: Critical [...]

3003, 2020

Transport Canada Updates HOS Regulations for Essential Freight for COVID-19

By |March 30th, 2020|Transportation Insurance|

Transport Canada has released guidance similar to what the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) did last week as relief to truck drivers during COVID-19. Drivers who move essential freight between our provinces will be exempt from hours-of-service (HOS) requirements. The primary difference between Transport Canada and the DOT release is that Canadian truck drivers have to make sure their Bill of Lading [...]

3003, 2020

Will NAL Insurance protect truckers if they get COVID-19 in the USA?

By |March 30th, 2020|Transportation Insurance|

Many transportation driving professionals are putting themselves at an added risk right now every time they leave isolation and get behind the wheel of their their truck. A big concern many drivers have is knowing whether or not they have medical coverage while driving in the USA if they started to show symptoms of COVID-19. In short, the answer is [...]

2703, 2020

Ontario Trucking Association COVID-19 update for Truck Drivers

By |March 27th, 2020|COVID-19, Transportation Insurance|

Marco Beghetti, Vice President of Communications for both the Ontario Trucking Association and the Canadian Trucking Alliance, joined us to provide an update on what life is like for truck drivers right now, some initiatives the Provincial and Federal government are rolling out to help truckers, and gives insight into what the person at home can do to show their gratitude. Happy to [...]

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