Advances in Automation Are Helping the Commercial Trucking Industry Avoid Negligent Hiring Claims

One of the biggest issues facing the commercial trucking industry today is negligent hiring. Bad drivers mean more claims, and that means higher fees across the board. But by leveraging access to MVR reports and understanding underwriting requirements for drivers, the industry is in a position to “think forward.” On February 25th, ClearConnect hosted its second

Automation: The Key to Staying Compliant in the Transportation Industry

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The transportation industry is among the most highly regulated segments of the U.S. economy, and for good reason – those regulations are there to help keep our nation’s roadways safe. Many organizations have a say in overseeing various parts of the industry, starting with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA), whose mission it is

The Trucking Industry Insurance Landscape: What’s Driving Rate Increases?

The Trucking Industry Insurance Landscape: What’s Driving Rate Increases?

The trucking industry is facing cost escalations from multiple directions. Driver shortages, rising fuel prices, and necessary investments in technology are putting increased demands on their already narrow margins. Insurance rates, however, have represented the largest area of growth in operational expenses. In a recent report, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) found the trucking