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Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast. Trucking and Trucking Insurance is tough and full of risks. Two grey-bearded safety guys take their irreverent look at the trucking pitfalls, risks, and the trouble with trucking insurance. They invite the trucking elite on the show to discuss. Join us weekly. You can contact us at John Farquhar, John@summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802 2762; Chris Harris, Chris@safetydawg.com 905 973 7056

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Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast. Trucking and Trucking Insurance is tough and full of risks. Two grey-bearded safety guys take their irreverent look at the trucking pitfalls, risks, and the trouble with trucking insurance. They invite the trucking elite on the show to discuss. Join us weekly. You can contact us at John Farquhar, John@summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802 2762; Chris Harris, Chris@safetydawg.com 905 973 7056

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@safety_dawg

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English


Episodes

Revolutionizing Truck Training: Meet Jim Campbell and the PTTAC

2/23/2024
Reach out to Jim, jcampbell@pttac.ca https://www.pttac.ca Your Hosts: John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:32:06

Navigating Controversy: Trucking and the Gig Economy with Mike McCarron

2/10/2024
In this episode of the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast, we dive into the political landscape with guest Mike McCarron. Buckle up as we explore his candid opinions on the gig economy, trucking, and more. From supply chains to truth bombs, this episode promises to be both insightful and thought-provoking. Don’t miss it! 🚛🎙️ Mike McCarron mike@riteroute.ca You Hosts, John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056

Duration:00:25:39

From Cold Starts to Hot Runs: The Science of Engine Oils with Shell Rotella's Karin Haumann

2/2/2024
In this enlightening episode of the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast, we dive deep into the world of engine lubricants with Karin Haumann from Shell Rotella. As a novice in the intricate details of engine oils, host Chris Harris embarks on a journey of discovery alongside Karin, the OEM Technical Manager for Shell Rotella, who brings 12 years of experience to the table. The discussion ranges from the basics of engine lubrication, essential for keeping your engine running smoothly, to the nuanced differences between synthetic and conventional oils. Karin enlightens us about the cutting-edge technology and research behind Shell Rotella's products, emphasizing the importance of choosing the right oil for your truck's specific needs. Whether you're braving the cold North or cruising to the sunny South, understanding the viscosity grades and the significance of synthetic oils can lead to better fuel economy, extended engine life, and optimal performance across temperature extremes. Join us as we explore how Shell Rotella is navigating the future of engine lubrication, including preparations for electric vehicles and the evolving standards in the oil industry. This episode is a treasure trove of insights for truck owners, classic car enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the pivotal role of lubricants in vehicle maintenance and performance. https://rotella.shell.com Your Hosts: John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:27:53

The Broker Connection: Exploring the Dynamics of Trucking and Third-Party Logistics

1/13/2024
Welcome to our latest episode, where we dive deep into the world of trucking logistics and the critical role of brokers in the industry. Join our host, Chris Harris from Safety Dawg, and special guest, Matthew Zarzycki, as they explore the intricacies and challenges faced by trucking companies and third-party logistics providers. 🚚 What's Inside: Understanding Trucking Logistics: Delve into the fundamentals of logistics in the trucking industry and how it shapes the movement of goods across borders. The Broker's Role: Unravel the complexities of brokerage in transportation and why it's a pivotal component in the supply chain. Insider Insights: Matthew Zarzycki, with his extensive background in logistics and brokerage, shares valuable insights and personal experiences. Challenges and Solutions: From navigating freight recessions to building efficient supply chains, discover the hurdles and strategies for overcoming them. Future of Trucking: A forward-looking discussion on where the industry is headed, especially in challenging economic times. 👍 If you find this discussion enlightening, don't forget to like, subscribe, and hit the notification bell for more insightful content about the trucking industry. Leave your thoughts or questions in the comments below - we love to hear from our viewers! You can reach Matthew Z: matthew.zarzycki@gmail.com John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:31:07

Unraveling Employer Liability in Trucking: The Sudbury Case Impact. With Enzo Garritano

1/6/2024
Join us in this enlightening episode of the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast, where we dive into the complexities of employer liability in the trucking industry with Enzo Garritano from the IHSA. Our discussion revolves around a pivotal court case in Sudbury that redefines the boundaries of employer responsibilities, especially in subcontracting scenarios. This episode is a must-listen for anyone in the trucking sector, offering valuable insights into legal obligations, safety compliance, and the nuances of employer-employee relationships in this ever-evolving industry. Don't miss out on these crucial learnings that could reshape your approach to trucking safety and risk management! Reach out to Enzo Garritano: egarritano@ihsa.ca www.ihsa.ca Your Hosts: John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056

Duration:00:34:52

Understanding Trailer Tracking with TGI Connect - A Deep Dive

12/22/2023
In this episode of the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast, we delve into the intricacies of trailer tracking with Jamie Williams from TGI Connect. Discover how TGI Connect is revolutionizing the trucking industry with its advanced tracking solutions. From tackling cargo theft to enhancing driver efficiency, this episode covers it all. Jamie Williams, along with hosts Chris Harris and John Farquhar, explore the various aspects of TGI Connect's technology, including tamper-proof devices, geofencing, and the impact of their systems on fleet management and safety. Don't miss out on this insightful discussion that could change the way you manage your fleet! Reach out to Jamie: jwilliams@tgi-connect.com www.tgi-connect.com John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:33:51

Behind the Wheel of Opportunity: Hannah MacDonald's Journey in Trucking

12/15/2023
Reach out to Hannah McDonald-Dannacker Workish Podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hannahkmacd/episodes/Open-Heart-Surgery-is-Boring-e2btd93 She wrote a book! https://www.amazon.ca/Well-Shit-Time-Grow-Up/dp/B0C6VWP6QF/ref=sr_1_1?crid=CJT3FAVHTRMO&keywords=well+shit+hannah+macdonald&psr=EY17&qid=1702501283&s=todays-deals&sprefix=well+shit+hannah+macdonald%2Ctodays-deals%2C87&sr=1-1 Website https://bettertogethergroup.com/usa/ SEND HER A MESSAGE ON LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-kay-macdonald/ John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:30:42

Gearing Up with NATMI: A Legacy of Trucking Excellence! With Jeff Arnold and Kim Richardson

12/1/2023
Reach out: Jeff Arnold of NATMI www.natmi.org jeff@natmi.org Kim Richardson of KRTS krway.com krichardson@krway.com Chris Harris of Safety Dawg safetydawg.com Chris@safetydawg.com Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:36:40

Insurance Insights: Ben Stiller Unpacks Ontario's WSIB Updates

11/16/2023
Get ready to tune into an exciting episode of the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast! Join our hosts Chris Harris and John Farquhar their dynamic guest the ever-insightful Ben Stiller from NTL Insurance. They dive into the latest buzz around Ontario's WSIB (Workplace Safety and Insurance Board) changes impacting owner-operators. Plus, they'll unravel the mystery of why snagging third-party insurance coverage is a game-changer for owner-operators. Don't miss this enlightening chat filled with insider tips and a hearty dose of trucking wisdom! 🚚💡🎙️ Ben Stiller National Truck League - A Westland Company ben.stiller@nationaltruckleague.com www.ntl.ca John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:26:59

TruckRight: Revolutionizing Trucking Compliance and Efficiency | An Interview with Dirk Kupar

11/10/2023
For more information about TruckRight, click here! A discussion between Chris Harris, aka Safety Dawg, and Dirk Kupar from TruckRight. The conversation explores the inception and evolution of TruckRight, a digital platform designed to manage truck drivers and ensure their compliance with transport regulations. In the dialogue, Dirk explains how TruckRight integrates with other systems, protects data with encryption, and enhances convenience for truck drivers by offering remote access to pertinent documents. TruckRight's future prospects, including a national certification, are also discussed. Contact Dirk Kupar dirk@truckright.com 613 968 3323 For more information about TruckRight, click here! John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056

Duration:00:25:49

Unlocking Success: Best Fleets to Drive For

9/18/2023
NOMINATE Your Fleet: https://bestfleetstodrivefor.com/ Past Results: https://bestfleetstodrivefor.com/results Jane: jane@carriersedge.com https://www.carriersedge.com/ Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #TruckingSafety #BestFleets #CarriersEdge #InsuranceRates #TruckDriverSafety #OntarioTrucking #SafetyScores #TruckingProfessionals Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:36:58

Unlocking Telematics: Identifying and Coaching Risky Drivers for Safety

9/5/2023
Telematics is revolutionizing the way companies assess driver safety. In this video, we delve into the world of telematics and how it rates drivers on a scale from 0 to 100. Discover how higher scores translate to safer driving. But the real game-changer is how telematics helps companies identify the riskiest 20% of their drivers. These individuals are often just one trip away from a potential collision. We'll discuss the importance of pinpointing these high-risk drivers and how coaching and rehabilitation can make a significant difference. In today's challenging job market, finding and retaining good employees is tough, whether you're in trucking or any other industry. We'll also explore how coaching can yield similar results whether you take a tough-love or supportive approach. Andrew Chermark: andrew@ensureanalytics.com www.ensureanalytics.com John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:28:42

Steer to Safety: ExceleRATE Cognitive Insights for Drivers!

8/28/2023
Picture this: A future where every trucking company is equipped with the power of cognitive science. Cognitive Science is explained. Impirica and ExceleRATE are leading the charge, utilizing advanced technology to measure the cognitive functions crucial for safe driving. 🌟 Reach out to Chris Wilkinson 1-855-365-3748 x 205 cwilkinson@impirica.tech www.impirica.tech Contact your hosts: John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/landing/

Duration:00:28:11

Speedgauge Making Data, Truck Driver Friendly

8/8/2023
In this video, we will explore how Speedgauge is revolutionizing the trucking industry by making data more truck driver-friendly. As truck drivers navigate the roads, they are constantly bombarded with data from their electronic logging devices (ELDs) and telemetric ELD data. However, this information can often be overwhelming and difficult to interpret. Enter Speedgauge - a game-changer in the trucking world. This innovative platform takes complex data and presents it in a user-friendly manner, ensuring that truck drivers can easily understand and utilize the information to improve their performance. One of the standout features of Speedgauge is its truck driver score cards. These personalized scorecards provide valuable insights into a driver's safety, efficiency, and compliance, allowing them to identify areas for improvement and make necessary adjustments. With Speedgauge's user-friendly interface, truck drivers can now track their progress, set goals, and enhance their overall performance. By optimizing the presentation of ELD data, Speedgauge empowers truck drivers to make informed decisions, leading to increased safety, reduced fuel consumption, and improved compliance. Drivers can now access real-time data, monitor their performance, and take proactive steps to enhance their driving skills. In conclusion, Speedgauge is revolutionizing the trucking industry by making data more driver-friendly. With its intuitive interface and comprehensive score cards, truck drivers can easily understand and utilize their ELD data to enhance their performance and overall efficiency on the road. Say goodbye to overwhelming data and hello to a more streamlined and driver-focused approach with Speedgauge. Get in touch with Gui Orliac of SpeedGuage guiorliac@speedgauge.net website: www.theddn.com Your Hosts: John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:30:33

Unlocking the Power of Data: Building Positive Relationships for Empowered Decision-Making

7/18/2023
Welcome to SpeedGuage! This video explores the fascinating world of data and its impact on our daily lives. Join us as we delve into the concept of data production and consumption, highlighting how every individual plays a role in generating and receiving vast amounts of data. We discuss the importance of fostering a positive relationship with data and how it can enhance our endeavours. Drawing inspiration from Karen Levy's book, "Data-Driven," we examine drivers' negative perceptions of data in the trucking industry. Discover how embracing data as an integral part of our lives can lead to fruitful discussions and improved outcomes. We introduce SpeedGuage's groundbreaking tool, the First Score, designed to empower drivers, fleet owners, and insurance industry professionals to make informed decisions and effectively manage risk. Get ready to unlock the true potential of data and create positive relationships that drive success. Don't forget to hit that subscribe button to stay updated with our latest content! Get in touch with Gui Orliac of SpeedGuage guiorliac@speedgauge.net website: www.theddn.com Your Hosts: John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:35:26

How to Build a Strong Truck Driver Pipeline | Jessica Mata, Wellington Motor Freight

6/30/2023
Recruiting new truck drivers is an ongoing challenge! Retaining your best truck drivers is about more than just salary and benefits. This video explores the psychological factors influencing driver satisfaction, such as recognition, communication, and work-life balance. Learn how to keep your drivers happy and motivated for the long haul. Jessica Mata, Wellington Motor Freight jmata@wellingtonmotorfreight.com www.wellingtongoc.com Your Hosts John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:29:00

Unveiling the Reptile Theory: A Deep Dive into Legal Strategy

6/23/2023
Join us as we unravel the fascinating world of the Reptile Theory, a groundbreaking legal strategy that taps into the primal instincts of jurors. This informative video explores how this theory can sway the outcome of high-stakes trials and influence nuclear verdicts. Discover the tactics employed by legal teams to leverage the reptilian brain of jurors and secure massive judgments. Dive into real-life case studies and gain valuable insights into the power of persuasive storytelling and emotional triggers in the courtroom. Don't miss out on this captivating exploration of the Reptile Theory that will leave you astounded by its impact on the justice system. Click the subscribe button to stay tuned for more captivating legal insights! Reach out and contact: Bob Boyich of Bluewire, 1 719 820-7953 by email, bob@bluewire.ai www.bluewire.ai You can reach your hosts: John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:34:33

Game-Changing Tips to Beat Driver Distractions from NoCell Tech's Guru, Corey!

6/17/2023
Distracted Truck Driver, Discover the alarming truth about distracted truck drivers and the risks they pose on our highways. In this eye-opening video, we'll uncover the common distractions truckers face and the potentially catastrophic consequences. Stay informed and learn practical tips to enhance your safety on the road. Make sure to subscribe to the mission to promote responsible driving. Corey (Wana-Raw-Vich) Woinarowicz www.nocell.com corey@nocell.com Your Hosts John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056

Duration:00:27:16

Geoff Topping: Inspiring Dedication in Recruitment & Retention

6/9/2023
Join Geoff Topping, a renowned industry expert, as he shares his insights and experiences at the National Recruiting and Retention Symposium. Discover the secrets to success in talent acquisition, and learn how dedication can revolutionize how you approach your industry. Don't miss out on this captivating session! Subscribe for more invaluable advice and stay up-to-date with the latest trends and strategies. John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056

Duration:00:30:40

Gear Up, Truck Drivers: What's Coming Your Way, With Independent Trucking Journalist, Jim Park

6/2/2023
Attention, truck drivers! Get ready for a wave of advancements that will shape your professional journey. From driver-assist technologies to enhanced safety features, we explore the tools and resources heading your way. Stay ahead of the curve and ensure you don't miss out on the latest developments. Don't forget to subscribe and be part of our thriving trucking community! You can reach out to Jim j.park@sympatico.ca Your Hosts: John Farquhar Summit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802-2762 John@summitrisksolutions.ca Chris Harris Safety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.com Chris@SafetyDawg.com 1 905 973 7056 Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple! #trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcast Do you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

Duration:00:43:37