Your (Driverless) Ride is Here

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By Scott Hullinger
Director of Loss Control & Risk Management
CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Commuters in the East Valley will be seeing more driverless minivans on the streets of Chandler as Waymo, the former Google project, launches the country’s first driverless ride-hailing service.

Yes, a minivan will be driven by technology. No human will be in the drivers seat, ready to seize control of the steering wheel, should things go awry. Continue reading

Prep Your Workers for Driving in Winter Weather

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There are times when workers leave lower elevations and drive into the mountains for business and find themselves unprepared. Snow, ice and extreme cold increase the chances of car crashes, worker falls and even frostbite as employees encounter snow accumulation or icy roads. When workers aren’t prepared for such conditions, they may drive too quickly and get into an accident or become stranded because they lack the proper equipment. Continue reading

Experts Offer Tips for Coping Emotionally After Traumatic Events

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By KIANNA GARDNER
Cronkite News

PHOENIX — Those impacted – directly or indirectly – by traumatic events such as the recent Las Vegas shooting can experience changes in their mental health for days, weeks and even years after the fact.

Everyone experiences tragedy a little differently and will have varying symptoms and coping methods, mental health experts said. Continue reading