Jan 22

We Are the Motor Coach Insurance Specialists!

EPIC / Capacity Insurance offers great Motor Coach insurance coverage for all of your company needs! If your company is coming up on renewal; or possibly looking for a change, give Robert a call and check us out!
Sep 30

California Governor Signs Law Limiting Use of Independent Contractors

California Governor Gavin Newsome has signed into law A.B. 5, a bill that codifies the state Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, 4 Cal. 5th 903. The court adopted a very broad three-part test for when a worker may be classified as an independent…
Aug 29

Commercial Auto Insurance Underwriting Losses to Continue in 2019

U.S. property/casualty (p/c) insurers continue to face substantial underwriting losses on commercial automobile insurance, according to Fitch Ratings in a new special report. Following a statutory combined ratio of 108% in 2018, the segment is poised for a ninth consecutive year of underwriting losses in 2019, with only moderate results…
Aug 15

DOT Revises Bus Lease and Interchange Regulations

On August 12, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final rule that revises the agency’s regulations governing the lease and interchange of commercial buses, which is estimated to save more than $8 million in regulatory costs, without reducing safety. FMCSA’s final rule includes the following revisions: Revises…
Aug 14

Partners to Drive Your Charter Bus Business Forward

ProSight is an innovative property and casualty insurance company that designs solutions to help solve our customers’ business problems and enhance operating performance. We focus on select niche industries, including Charter Bus companies with fleets of 25 or more. As industry pros, we deploy differentiated underwriting and claims expertise, then…
Jul 16

Epic Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) Update, 2019

Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) Update In December 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the adoption of a Final ELD Rule to improve roadway safety by employing Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) to strengthen compliance with hours of service regulations that prevent fatigue. The rule is intended to make…
Mar 20

The FMCSA’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

Employers who operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) that require a commercial driver’s license (CDL) or commercial driver’s permit (CLP) are required to have a drug and alcohol testing program that complies with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). Mark your calendar for January 6, 2020 because that is when a…