Yearly Archives: 2010

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Winter Driving Safety Part II

By |2010-12-29T08:55:00-07:00December 29th, 2010|Blog|

Part two of our winter driving safety tips, in part one we discussed safe driving if you have no other choice than to drive in bad weather.  Now we want to talk about what you should have on hand if you do get stuck and what the best plan of action would be.   Your [...]

Winter Driving Safety

By |2017-05-19T11:47:23-07:00December 22nd, 2010|Blog|

The best tip for winter driving: Sometimes it's best to stay home, or at least remain where you are until snow plows and sanding crews have done their work. If you crash on a snowy or icy road, you'll certainly be late — or worse. But since you can't always call in to work claiming [...]

How To Apply for a California Motor Carrier Permit (CA#)

By |2017-05-19T11:47:23-07:00December 14th, 2010|Blog|

Are you considering starting a trucking business in California? Here is some important information from the California DMV Motor Carrier Permit office on what is required and how to obtain a permit.   What is a Motor Carrier Permit? A motor carrier permit is a document issued by the DMV's Motor Carrier Services Branch. The [...]

Grand Prize Winner in 2010 Referral Contest!

By |2010-12-09T02:05:00-07:00December 9th, 2010|Blog|

Dave Harding of Harding's Hauling in Grass Valley, CA is the grand prize winner of our 2010 Referral Contest. He came into the Berrier Insurance office to claim his 37" LCD HD TV with agency owner Lisa Sherer.  Harding's Hauling offers 20, 30, 40 and 50 yard dumpsters, delivered to you and picked up at your [...]

National Texting Ban in Commercial Vehicles Now in Place

By |2010-11-09T01:50:00-07:00November 9th, 2010|Blog|

  A new law recently passed has now placed a nation wide ban on texting while driving commercial vehicles. Made official Oct. 21 it includes penalties up to $2,750 and an $11,000 maximum for carriers, as well as sanctions including, for repeat offenders, disqualification from operating vehicles in interstate commerce. A texting conviction is now [...]