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  • Triumph Insurance
  • January 31, 2017

Trucking Trends to Look Out for in 2017

New Technologies In July, Gorilla Safety released a GPS tracking device that not only transmits location, but also type of equipment used, cargo hauled, fuel usage, and vehicle maintenance.  In the case of an accident, the device sends real-time data and estimates the severity of damage, which can then be used to improve accident response…

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  • Triumph Insurance
  • January 11, 2017

Winter Driving Tips from Elite Truck Drivers

Winter weather has hit many parts of North America this season, creating dangerous conditions for motorists. During adverse weather, we urge drivers to stay off the road, but for those who must go out, here is a list of tips that America’s Road Team compiled just for you: Buckle up: Safety belts reduce the risk…

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  • Triumph Insurance
  • January 30, 2016

Take Caution: Winter Driving Mistakes

Snow, ice and sleet can make the best drivers nervous. The Federal Highway Safety Administration, also known as FHSA, estimates that 17 percent of weather-related crashes occur during snow or sleet, 13 percent happen on icy pavement and 14 percent take place on snowy or slushy pavement. While statistics prove that wintry conditions present dangerous…

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  • Triumph Insurance
  • January 16, 2016

Data Confirms Improvement in Trucking Safety

The American Trucking Association released an analysis of data from the Department of Transportation showing that long- and short-term rates of truck-involved fatalities are declining. In their report, a total of 3,903 truck-involved fatalities were accounted for in 2014, a decline of 61 from the previous year. At the same time, the number of miles…

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  • Triumph Insurance
  • January 11, 2016

Transportation industry adds more jobs in December than any month in the last two years

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics announced its December 2015 jobs report, and it is good news for the trucking industry. December experienced the largest job gain in more than two years for the transportation industry. The overall transportation industry sector added more than 23,000 jobs in December, which is the largest…

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