IC Safety from Protective Insurance Company

      November / December 2012


Plug In to Alternative Power

It has long been the practice of truck drivers to idle their engines while stopped for extended periods of time. Although idling allows you to stay warm or cool in the cab while resting, there are several downsides including the cost of gas, engine wear and tear, risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and air pollution. These disadvantages have pushed many to seek alternative energy sources.  more >>

Stomp Out Slips and Falls

Slips and falls account for more than 30 percent of injuries to our insureds. In an effort to reduce that number, we conducted a trial to determine if a good pair of shoes could make the difference between being injured and staying on the road. Find out the results and how you can get a pair of discounted slip resistant shoes.  more >>

Prevent Jackknifing Accidents

Losing control of any vehicle is scary. When it's a large truck, it can be deadly. In heavy traffic it can be fatal if the trailer slides out of control and hits other vehicles on the road. Understanding the various conditions that cause jackknifing can help you avoid it.  more >>

Reminder: Pro-TREAD Training Lessons Available at No Cost to You!

Don't forget to take advantage of your two free Pro-TREAD training lessons for each vehicle insured with Protective Insurance Company! More than 70 online lessons are available to provide interactive training in defensive driving, hours of service, CSA, worker injury prevention and more.

Email us today at icsafety@ protectiveinsurance.com and we will send you the codes to get started with your free training lessons! If you have already obtained your free lessons, contact us for special pricing on additional lessons.  more >>


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Send their email address to icsafety@protectiveinsurance.com and ask to have them added to the list.


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