Animal Crossings – The signs Don’t Lie

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As we travel down the road, we are bombarded with distractions.  We typically don’t read every sign we pass.  However, one important message we shouldn’t ignore are animal crossings.  Here in the Northeast, we don’t have to travel too far out of our cities and towns to come across vast backwoods, where many species reside…. Read more »

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Pollution!

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What if your vehicle is the cause?  What are the ramifications? What is pollution?  According to Wikipedia, pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that causes adverse change. How can your vehicle cause pollution?  We all know that vehicle emissions add to air pollution, but vehicles can also be the source of land or water… Read more »

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10 Reasons to Choose an Independent Insurance Agent

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Today’s guest post is brought to you by Alyssa DellaCamera from Eaton & Berube Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency located in New Hampshire.  Learn about how an independent agent can benefit you and your business. Advertisements promising significant savings on your insurance in exchange for just a few minutes of your time may be enticing,… Read more »

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Save Money on Your Insurance Costs!

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Be proactive about what you insure and how you insure it. You can have an impact on the cost to insure for damage to your property, vehicles or watercraft to help save money by taking a look at how you insure them, whether you: Are looking at personal or business insurance; or Buy your insurance on-line or… Read more »

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When it Comes to Reporting Claims, Time is of the Essence

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Every commercial policy I’ve ever read has an insurance condition requiring that an insured notify their insurer of a claim in a timely fashion. For example, a typical Commercial General Liability policy includes a Condition which states that an insured “must see to it that [its insurer is] notified as soon as practicable of an ‘occurrence’ or an… Read more »

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Telematics: The Future is Now

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You have either started reading this blog because you know about telematics or you have no idea and want to find out. So, starting with the latter: Telematics is the branch of information technology that deals with long-distance transmission of computerized information.  Put in simple terms, telematics is the blending of wireless telecommunications like GPS,… Read more »

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Touchdown for Trucker Safety

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Compliance, Safety and Accountability – or, “CSA 2010”.  When this regulation first rolled out to the trucking world (albeit in 2011), I found many of my trucking clients did not understand it, nor were hurrying to grasp its importance.  Everyone knew about and understood the safestats, which was the previous way the Federal Motor Carrier… Read more »

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