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How to Get a Certificate of Liability Insurance

In general, the Certificate of Insurance and any additional certificates should be issued by the insurance agent who wrote the coverage, and should provide the contact name, phone and address, policy number, insurance coverage, limits, effective and expiration dates. In every case, it is important to request the Certificate of Insurance from the agent, and not the carrier. You’ll find in the long run that it’s much easier to avoid fraudulent certificates and claims if all information is gathered from the correct sources and kept in order.

CSA Scores (Doctored) Put Shippers at Risk

Since the passing of 2015’s FAST (“Fixing America’s Surface Transportation”) Act, carriers’ compliance, safety and accountability scores (CSA scores) have been temporarily removed from public view, leading to a select group of companies developing their own systems of determining a safety score based on information still available to the public.

Out of Touch on CSA Score Validity?

Since the passing of the FAST Act in December 2015, the FMCSA has temporarily removed vital carrier compliance and safety information from public view, meaning that moving into the new year CSA score was no longer visible to the public for purposes of gauging a...

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