May 2012


Protect Your Drivers from this Undetectable Threat

Imagine one of your drivers wakes up at a truck stop two states away and has no recollection of getting there. The driver calls dispatch and reports feeling sick but remains unsure of what happened. It's a scary scenario but one that can result from a virtually undetectable threat to your drivers: carbon monoxide poisoning. more >>

Weigh Station Visit Provides Insight for Motor Carriers

In cooperation with the Indiana State Police and the Indiana Motor Truck Association, the Baldwin & Lyons loss prevention department recently participated in a weigh station learning session with actual Level 1 inspections. The focus was on federal regulations, out-of-service criteria and proper documentation. more >>

SMS Enhancements Available for Preview and Comment

Motor carriers can now preview the first package of changes to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Safety Measurement System (SMS). This preview allows you to see how the methodology changes will affect your SMS results before the changes go into effect. This update is the first in a series of improvements that will happen up to twice a year. more >>

Save the Date: Claims & Safety Seminar

The biennial Claims & Safety Seminar, hosted by Baldwin & Lyons, will be held Monday, August 20, and Tuesday, August 21, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis. The seminar will focus on liability claims and driver retention, among other topics. Registration details will be mailed soon. In the meantime, please contact Matt Thompson at mthompson@baldwinandlyons.com, if you have questions regarding the seminar. We look forward to seeing you there!


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1099 North Meridian Street, Suite 700 | Indianapolis, IN 46204
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