Tag: hearses

Regulations

Maine legislators want “safe” funeral utility vehicles

An accident in 2017 that took the life of a funeral home worker has the State of Maine legislature searching for answers on how to make funeral vehicles safer for death care employees.  Last week, according to this article, the Maine Legislature Committee on Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business “ordered the Board of Funeral Services to develop new rules to protect drivers and passengers by January“. At real issue here is the use of different utility vehicles commonly used […]

Business Products

Financial strategies with capital investments

A couple of weeks ago Funeral Director Daily did a couple of articles dealing with working on an operating budget for funeral homes.  We looked at both the income and the expense sides and told you of how we budgeted over the years for profit. . . .even if our call numbers came in lower than expected. Over the years I’ve often thought and have come to believe that there are three main objectives in a triangle that build a […]