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Learn all aspects of trucking claim investigation from initial notification of an accident to post-scene follow-up and reporting.

Course information
Price

$1,195.00

Duration

2.5 days

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Especially designed with the field adjuster in mind, this two and half day course covers all aspects of trucking claim investigation from initial notification of an accident to post-scene follow-up and reporting.

Included will be a review of cargo handling, salvage and subrogation and the various resources available to adjusters that can assist in claims investigation and resolution.

Continuing Education Units:

This course may be available for Continuing Education credits, please contact Vale for details.

Syllabus:

Legal Liability 
Overview of Legal Liability Concepts
Vicarious Liability
Automobile Liability

Trucking Liability – Laws and Regulations
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Title 49 USC
Driver Qualifications and Disqualifications
Driver Qualification Files

Truck and Equipment
Parts and accessories
Truck and bus vehicle illustrations
Emergency equipment
Rear impact guards

Driving
Operator fatigue
Drugs and alcohol
Schedules
Equipment, inspection and use
Cargo and securement
Distracted Driver

Hours of Service
Definitions
Record keeping
Out-of-service rules
Driver’s Log examples

Haz-Mat and Lease Interchange
HazMat
Lease requirements

Cargo
Regulations
Regulated entities
Liability
Remedies
Records

Before the Loss
Attitude
Info collection
Scene kit and upkeep

At the Scene
Scene investigation

After the Loss
Reporting to the client
Drug and alcohol testing
Taking care of the driver
Statements
Salvage and Tow Yard
Cargo

Back at the Office
Paperwork
Follow-up investigation
Final Reporting
Spoliation of Evidence

Reference material

Exam

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