We not only have a responsibility to protect the public and our drivers out on these roads, but we also have to help our truckers protect their most valuable assets and that’s exactly what this seminar sets out to do.
Woodbridge, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 22, 2016
Marquis Agency’s Transportation Practice, an insurance brokerage and risk management firm for trucking companies, is pleased to host its 9th Annual Motor Carrier Seminar, Understanding Compliance, Safety, and Accountability in the Trucking Industry. This educational event is scheduled for Friday, October 21, 2016 at The Ramada Plaza in Newark, New Jersey from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM ET.
During the seminar, industry leading experts will discuss the current safety, legal and compliance challenges affecting trucking companies. Speakers include John Cheruka, Safety & Loss Control Specialist at CVSAS, Doug Marcello, Founding Partner and Transportation Attorney at Marcello & Kivisto, LLC, and David Yessen, Transportation Specialist at FMCSA.
Attendees will leave this seminar with a solid understanding of how to protect their business and comply with changing laws in 2017. This includes recognizing and controlling safety hazards, meeting motor carrier compliance requirements, avoiding preventable roadside violations and costly claims, and more.
- How to avoid vehicle and driving violations
- Maintenance issues that can result in legal liability for an accident
- When criminal charges can be filed against the driver, supervisor, and owner in accidents
- Latest updates on CSA Fast Act requirements
- Components to effective Safety Management System (SMS) and Internal Evaluation Program (IEP) processes
- Motor carrier compliance requirements to meet the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate
- And more
“Marquis Agency is committed to helping our trucking clients stay ahead of the curve on critical safety and compliance matters and new FMCSA regulations,” says Michael Edwards, Vice President & Transportation Practice Leader at Marquis Agency. “The trucking industry is and always will be one of the most regulated industries in the country and for good reason. We not only have a responsibility to protect the public and our drivers out on these roads, but we also have to help our truckers protect their most valuable assets and that’s exactly what this seminar sets out to do.”
The event is free to attend. To register or learn more about the 9th Annual
Motor Carrier Seminar, visit http://go2.nipgroup.com/2016_Marquis_Registration.
About Marquis Agency Transportation Practice
Trusted by clients for over twenty years, Marquis Agency’s Transportation Practice specializes in providing innovative insurance solutions and risk management services to trucking companies throughout the Northeast US. Clients are provided services and support that help reduce their total cost of risk, including customized insurance programs, negotiations of insurance contract terms, loss prevention assessments, and 24/7 claims prevention and management guidance. Learn more at http://www.marquisagencytransportation.com.