Thievery at the Pump: Are You Protected?

You hear or see it in the news all the time: “Hackers steal customer payment card data” or “Police warn of credit card skimmers.” The headline may differ from case to case, but the details always involve fraudsters using certain techniques to capture card information. It’s scary, and it can happen anywhere…with convenience stores and petroleum companies certainly not immune to the issue. If you own or work for a convenience store and/or petroleum company, you likely know you’re a primary target … [Read more...]

Shifting Gears: Upcoming Regulation Impacts Haulers

If you operate trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating in excess of 10,000 pounds, alone or in combination with a trailer, you’re no doubt aware the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released a final rule in December 2015 requiring the adoption of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). These devices automatically record driving time and allow the driver to manually change their duty status. Although a court challenge has been filed, the expectation is the final rule will stand … [Read more...]

Setting the Bar for Liquor Liability Insurance

Will you ever need it? Maybe not (hopefully not!). But if your business sells, manufactures, or distributes alcohol, I’d be careful about what kind of gamble you take when it comes to Liquor Liability insurance. Think about these scenarios: Someone buys liquor from your business. That same person drinks too much, drives away, and then gets into an accident hurting not just himself or herself, but another driver. The family of the other driver sues your business. A group of friends of legal age … [Read more...]