Equip - Spring 2015 - (Page 1)
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THE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
ABA MEMBERS NEED TO SUCCEED
True Tales of
of the Year, IRU
awards, and more.
The industry is
robust, says the
11 New Faces
"Family" means business:
CH Bus promises to be most
reliable in industry. Plus, BISC
Safety Council news and
Te Beau Rohde,
AN OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE AMERICAN BUS ASSOCIATION
Do you know the 13 areas
Two industry insiders reveal
how the experts assess
operators' risk factors.
By Dorothy Foltz-Gray
elt and suspenders. A duck in galoshes. A bird wearing
a parachute. All three might look a bit funny, but if
your company is operating even one $500,000-$600,000
motorcoach, it needs all the risk management it can get.
Making sure your company is covered for risk is an essential part of being a thriving operator that has a long-term
success horizon. Understanding what insurance underwriters scrutinize to give you the best coverage at the fairest
price is more than smart business: It's key to survival.
"Underwriters are looking for the most complete
information they can get to properly evaluate your company," says Michelle Wiltgen, assistant vice president
and national marketing manager for National Interstate
Insurance in Richfield, Ohio.
"The more facts underwriters have, the more
accurately they can assess your risk and assign a fair
price for your coverage," agrees Bob Crescenzo, a vice
president at Lancer Insurance in Long Beach, N.Y.
Information that's essential to their assessment:
what the company does, what its performance history
has been (as revealed through claims), and what its
successes and problems have been.
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