Archive For October, 2011

The Buckner Company Ranks Among Largest, Fastest-Growing Insurance Brokers in Nation

By | October 31, 2011

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH— The Buckner Company was recently ranked as the 16th fastest-growing privately held insurance agency in the nation, according to Hales and Company’s 2011 annual report.  As the third largest Utah-based agency, The Buckner Company has seen rapid growth and continued success in recent years.   What began as a modest one-man […]

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8 Keys to Lowering Workers’ Compensation Premiums

By | October 26, 2011

Written by: Bob Hollingsworth of The Buckner Company   1. Know Your Experience Modification Factor. The experience modification factor is one of the critical factors in determining the cost of your workers’ compensation premium.  Understanding how it works and how it is affected by your losses is vital.  There are some big changes coming in […]

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CDC’s Halloween Health and Safety Tips

By | October 25, 2011

Halloween Health and Safety Tips For many people, autumn events like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, attend parties, and eat yummy treats. These events are also opportunities to provide nutritious snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety. Below are tips to help make the festivities […]

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Driver Safety Bulletin: Driving Dangers Increase as Daylight Saving Time Ends

By | October 25, 2011

On Sunday, November 6th, clocks will be set back an hour, marking the end of Daylight Saving Time. But, that one hour difference can present some unique driving challenges. Night Moves The fall time change means that more motorists will be traveling America’s roadways during peak traffic times without the benefit of daylight. Darkness makes […]

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CDC Study Finds Drunk Driving Incidents Declining

By | October 18, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report last week indicating a dramatic decline in the number of drunk driving incidents, the lowest number since the CDC began its annual survey in 1993. The study estimated a 30% drop in drunken driving incidents in 2010, down to 112 million from 161 million […]

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Texting and Driving Even More Dangerous Than Originally Thought

By | October 18, 2011

According to a recent study conducted by the Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University, texting while driving doubles a driver’s reaction time, making the driver less able to respond to sudden roadway dangers. The controlled study involved 42 drivers between the ages of 16 and 54, driving on an 11-mile test track course with both […]

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A Few New Faces at Buckner

By | October 7, 2011

At The Buckner Company, we’re always delighted to find new talent.  We’ve recently hired two new producers to join our insurance sales team.  We are excited to work with Jason Wiggins and Jason Nielson and know they will be a great asset to our company and to our clients.  For more information about our agency, […]

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