158 episodes

Calling all trucker heroes and insurance wranglers! Buckle up for another wild ride with the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast. Two grey-bearded safety guys take their irreverent look at the trucking pitfalls, risks, and trouble with trucking insurance. They invite the trucking elite on the show to discuss.
This week, John and Chris, are swerving past potholes of peril to deliver the straight goods on keeping your rig safe and your insurance rates lower than a limbo dancer in flip-flops. We’ll be dodging disasters, dissecting dispatches, and dishing out tips hotter than fresh asphalt. So, grab a lukewarm cup of joe, crank up the air horn of knowledge, and get ready to navigate the trucking terrain with laughter and a whole lot of “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet” stories. It’s the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast – spilling the beans on safety and savings, one mile at a time.
You can contact us at John Farquhar, John@summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802 2762; Chris Harris, Chris@safetydawg.com 905 973 7056

Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast John Farquhar & Chris Harris

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Calling all trucker heroes and insurance wranglers! Buckle up for another wild ride with the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast. Two grey-bearded safety guys take their irreverent look at the trucking pitfalls, risks, and trouble with trucking insurance. They invite the trucking elite on the show to discuss.
This week, John and Chris, are swerving past potholes of peril to deliver the straight goods on keeping your rig safe and your insurance rates lower than a limbo dancer in flip-flops. We’ll be dodging disasters, dissecting dispatches, and dishing out tips hotter than fresh asphalt. So, grab a lukewarm cup of joe, crank up the air horn of knowledge, and get ready to navigate the trucking terrain with laughter and a whole lot of “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet” stories. It’s the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast – spilling the beans on safety and savings, one mile at a time.
You can contact us at John Farquhar, John@summitrisksolutions.ca 1 226 802 2762; Chris Harris, Chris@safetydawg.com 905 973 7056

    Empowering Awareness: Truckers Against Trafficking with Heather Fry

    Empowering Awareness: Truckers Against Trafficking with Heather Fry

    Send us a Text Message.In this episode of the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast, hosts John and Chris welcome Heather Fry from Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT). Heather discusses the rebranding of TAT and their expansion into various industries including the bus and energy sectors. She sheds light on the issue of human trafficking, its various forms, and the different places where it occurs such as truck stops, rest areas, and casinos. The conversation covers statistics on human trafficki...

    • 28 min
    Innovating Trucking Insurance with HDVI's Telematics-Based Model

    Innovating Trucking Insurance with HDVI's Telematics-Based Model

    Send us a Text Message.This episode of the Trucking Risk and Insurance Podcast features guests Justin Allen and Mark Brest from HDVI, discussing their innovative, telematics-based pricing model for trucking insurance. This model offers a more accurate, performance-based approach to insurance pricing, focusing particularly on small to mid-sized fleets and owner-operators in the United States. By analyzing 90 days of telematics data, HDVI can offer discounts of up to 20%, potentially saving fle...

    • 33 min
    Behind the Wheel: Perspectives on Truck Driving Safety with 40 Year Veteran Theresa DeSantis

    Behind the Wheel: Perspectives on Truck Driving Safety with 40 Year Veteran Theresa DeSantis

    Send us a Text Message.Pictures of "The Witches Inn" https://www.tenfourmagazine.com/2014/06/cover-features/the-witches-inn/John FarquharSummit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca1 226 802-2762John@summitrisksolutions.caChris HarrisSafety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.comChris@SafetyDawg.com1 905 973 7056Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple!#trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcastDo you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

    • 31 min
    Navigating the Road to Safety with the Fleet Safety Council

    Navigating the Road to Safety with the Fleet Safety Council

    Send us a Text Message.Attention truckers! This episode of the TRUCKING Risk and Insurance Podcast features Danielle Levitt and Rick Brown, discussing the importance of fleet safety and the initiatives of the Fleet Safety Council. Learn valuable insights about driver and fleet safety programs, including the Driver of the Year and Safety Manager Awards. Tune in for expert advice to keep you and your fleet safe on the road!Fleet Safety Council info: https://fleetsafetycouncil.com/The Awar...

    • 27 min
    Behind the Scenes at Truck World: Freight Economics, Environmental Impact, and Driver Recruitment

    Behind the Scenes at Truck World: Freight Economics, Environmental Impact, and Driver Recruitment

    Send us a Text Message.https://www.truckworld.ca/ticket/You can reach John G Smith at johng@newcom.caJohn FarquharSummit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca1 226 802-2762John@summitrisksolutions.caChris HarrisSafety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.comChris@SafetyDawg.com1 905 973 7056

    • 32 min
    Revolutionizing Truck Training: Meet Jim Campbell and the PTTAC

    Revolutionizing Truck Training: Meet Jim Campbell and the PTTAC

    Send us a Text Message.Reach out to Jim, jcampbell@pttac.cahttps://www.pttac.caYour Hosts:John FarquharSummit Risk Solutions: summitrisksolutions.ca1 226 802-2762John@summitrisksolutions.caChris HarrisSafety Dawg Inc: safetydawg.comChris@SafetyDawg.com1 905 973 7056Keeping it Safety Dawg Simple!#trucksafety #truckinsurance #truckpodcastDo you need a "Truck Driver Safety Policy?" Get it today! https://safetydawg.com/policy

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
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6 Ratings

Luka korosec ,

Incredible guys!

As extensive as their knowledge is, I believe what makes these guys so incredible is their genuineness. I’m based out of Edmonton, and when I contacted them both for some advice on insurance, they welcomed me with open arms and recommended some folks in Alberta here I can talk to about my issues. Thanks guys!! Keep up the great work!!

J. Farkle ,

Wealth of Information

Great information shared by many great guest. A must listen with a wealth of information for anyone in the trucking industry.

Keep up the great work Safety Dawg !

Gravs2 ,

Truckers Against Trafficing

Great interview. Thanks Heather.

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