DOK Insurance Agency Blog

2
Dec

Effective Truck Driving Tips to Prevent Accident this Winter

Effective Truck Driving Tips to Prevent Accident this Winter   Winter is officially here and because driving large commercial vehicles on winter creates special hazards, the safety of both drivers and the driving public are critical. Not to mention the fact that it can lead to harm of yourself and others, damage to your truck and other property, insurance and
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20
Nov

Five Good Things That Happened in Trucking This Week – Nov 20

Five good things that happened in trucking this week – Nov. 20 Sneak peek: UPS partners with eight-year-old for a holiday food and toy drive in Georgia, Operation Homefront helps prepare military families for the holiday season, a couple of FedEx drivers bust a move to Mariah Carey to spread some joy, and more.   Click here to read more.
5
Nov

Why You Need Umbrella Insurance for You & Your Business!

Why You Need Umbrella Insurance for You & Your Business! Commercial umbrella insurance helps protect your business from the financial risks of large lawsuits against your company. It is designed to give you additional coverage above and beyond your liability coverage limits should they become exhausted. In other words, commercial umbrella insurance takes over when your other liability coverage limits
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29
Sep

High Behind the Wheel: Opioids and Increased Liability Exposures

High Behind the Wheel: Opioids and Increased Liability Exposures   Opioid use in the United States has reached an epidemic level, with the National Survey on Drug Use and Health finding that 10.9 million people misused opioids in 2016, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention putting the number of deaths as a result of opioid use at a
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24
Sep

Business Interruption Claims Affected by Civil Unrest

Business Interruption Claims Affected by Civil Unrest   If you are running a business then it is necessary for you to have an insurance plan to make sure your business is safe and covered from unexpected risks. Business income insurance - also known as 'business interruption insurance provides a security shield to businesses from different types of perils, tragedies, and
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16
Sep

Considering Hauling Freight for Amazon?

Considering Hauling Freight for Amazon?   Amazon Relay helps truck drivers haul Amazon loads efficiently by guiding them on where to go, when to get there, and provides gate information for faster gate entry. It offers additional benefits, such as visibility to executed loads (Load History), ability to report delays and disruptions through the app, and recently launched, free, commercial navigation
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7
Sep

Telematics: Paving the Way for Safer Transportation Operations

Telematics: Paving the Way for Safer Transportation Operations   The transportation industry has been hit hard by skyrocketing insurance premiums, diminished underwriting appetite, restricted coverage, and fewer markets, an aggressive plaintiff bar with nuclear verdicts exceeding $10 million, a shortage of qualified drivers, distracted driving, and other factors. On top of that, truckers have also been hit by regulations (ELD,
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7
Sep

Safety & Health Resources for Nonprofits During the Pandemic

Safety & Health Resources for Nonprofits During the Pandemic   While the current coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone around the world, nonprofits particularly are feeling the pinch as they are making some adjustments to their work environments and policies to ensure the safety and well-being of their staff and volunteers, and at the same time, the demand for their services
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3
Sep

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27
Aug

10 Things to Do to Prepare Your Home for Fall

10 Things to Do to Prepare Your Home for Fall     Fall can be a beautiful time of the year - if your home is ready for it.   With strong winds, leaves flowing, and cooler weather coming (not to mention the current coronavirus pandemic), you may want to make sure your home is sealed up tight and prepared
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