Attention Independent Contractors!

July 28th, 2023 by Natalie Becker
Are you an independent contractor looking for insurance coverage?  Look no further!  The Paladin Group has you covered. We offer coverages tailored to independent contractor needs: Physical Damage: Protect your vehicle against collisions, theft, and vandalism. Non-Trucking Liability: Stay covered when using trucks for personal use. Occupational Accident: Be prepared for unforeseen work-related incidents. For…
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Defensive Driving

July 21st, 2023 by Channing Puls
Ensuring your personal safety on the road requires a defensive driving approach, as you cannot control the actions of other drivers and cannot assume they prioritize safety. It is worth noting that many truck drivers agree that most motorists lack knowledge on driving safely around large trucks. A study conducted revealed that 80-90% of crashes…
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Brake Safety Week Begins NEXT MONTH!

July 11th, 2023 by Channing Puls
Brake safety is a critical component to safe driving practices, especially among commercial motor vehicle drivers. This year’s Brake Safety Week aims to reduce the number of accidents caused by brake-related issues. Inspections will focus on the brake systems of commercial motor vehicles including hydraulic and air-brake systems. Inspectors will check for any brake-related violations…
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Operation Safe Driver Week

July 10th, 2023 by Channing Puls
Operation Safe Driver Week is scheduled to take place July 9-15. During this time, law enforcement officers will be conducting increased traffic enforcement aimed at preventing crashes and improving road safety while looking for drivers engaging in risky driving. Whether you are driving a commercial vehicle or a passenger vehicle, it is important to prioritize…
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No Certified Labs for Oral Fluid Testing

July 6th, 2023 by Channing Puls
On Monday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is informing federal agencies about the laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITFs) that are currently certified to meet the standards of the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs using urine or oral fluid. It was previously announced that on June 1, the…
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