Archive for the ‘Trucking Safety’ Category

5 Desert Driving Tips For Truck Drivers

Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Learn about five desert driving tips for truck drivers.

Learn about five desert driving tips for truck drivers.

North America has four major deserts: the Great Basin, Mohave, Chihuahuan, and Sonoran. Driving through these deserts as a trucker can be dangerous, and it’s crucial to be as prepared as possible. Continue reading for five important desert driving tips that all truck drivers should know before driving through the Southwest states. (more…)

How Truck Drivers Can Protect Their Cargo And Avoid Theft

Friday, August 2nd, 2019
Learn how truck drivers can protect their cargo and avoid theft while on the road.

Learn how truck drivers can protect their cargo and avoid theft while on the road.

Theft is a huge concern in the trucking industry, and all truckers need to look after their cargo and know how to avoid theft while remaining safe. Continue reading for a few tips on how truckers can protect their cargo and prevent theft while on the road. (more…)

4 Tips For Preventing Trucking Workplace Injuries

Friday, July 5th, 2019
Professional Truck Driver

Check out these four tips for preventing trucking workplace injuries.

Trucking can be a hazardous job- and not just because of driving accidents. Trucking fleets know how crucial it is to minimize and prevent risks while on the road, but there are also plenty of risks before a driver even puts the truck in gear. Continue reading for four essential tips on how to prevent workplace injuries. (more…)

5 Tips For Truck Driving Through Rain and Storms

Friday, June 7th, 2019
Learn about five tips for truck driving through rain and storms.

Learn about five tips for truck driving through rain and storms.

Maryland experiences a lot of rain and thunderstorms in June, so it is important for all truck drivers to be prepared when bad weather strikes. Some storms are more extreme than others, resulting in extremely high winds that make driving very dangerous. Continue reading for five tips for truck driving through rain and storms to be prepared when thunder or lightning strikes. (more…)

4 Safety Tips For Summer Truck Driving

Friday, May 24th, 2019
Check out these four safety tips for summer truck driving.

Check out these four safety tips for summer truck driving.

Summer is almost here, which means truck drivers are preparing for another season of new issues to be aware of. Summer months come with extreme sunlight, more cars on the road than any other season, and intense heat that can have effects on drivers’ health and their trucks. Continue reading for a few essential safety tips for summer truck driving. (more…)

Helpful Tips For Truck Drivers To Sleep Better

Friday, April 19th, 2019
Check out these helpful tips for truck drivers to sleep better.

Check out these helpful tips for truck drivers to sleep better.

Getting a good night’s sleep is crucial for our mind and body, as a lack of sleep severely impacts our overall health. Sleep deprivation not only results in a lack of focus and productivity the next day, but it is also linked to weight gain, health issues including heart disease, and mood disorders. With their hectic schedules, truck drivers often find that getting quality sleep is a challenge. Continue reading for a few helpful tips to sleep better to ensure you remain healthy and safe while on the road. (more…)

4 Truck Driver Accident Prevention Tips That Work

Friday, March 29th, 2019
Learn about four truck driver accident prevention tips that work.

Learn about four truck driver accident prevention tips that work.

As a professional truck driver, your number one goal is to get from point A to point B as safely as possible, so it is crucial to know as many accident prevention tips as possible. Some tips are common sense, such as driving slow and keeping a significant amount of distance between your truck and the vehicle in front of you, but there are plenty of other helpful tips for avoiding preventable accidents. (more…)

Safety Tips For Sleeping At Rest Areas And Truck Stops

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Check out these safety tips for sleeping at rest areas and truck stops.

When driving at night, truckers may the challenge of finding a safe place to park and rest, as it is increasingly difficult to find an open parking space. Rest area parking lots are often not the most well-lit and secure places, but even premium parking areas at truck spots can be dangerous for unalert truckers. Continue reading for a few essential safety tips for sleeping at a rest area or truck stop. (more…)

5 Tips For Trucking Safely In Road Construction Zones

Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Check out these five tips for trucking safely in road construction zones.

Check out these five tips for trucking safely in road construction zones.

Construction zones are very dangerous for all vehicles, but they are especially hazardous for truckers. With narrow, shifting lanes, reduced speeds, and last-second merging, a work zone is difficult to navigate for even the most experienced truck drivers. However, there are a few tips all truckers should know before driving through a work zone to ensure they make it through safely. (more…)

How To Stay Healthy And Fight Flu Season On The Road

Friday, January 4th, 2019
Learn how to fight the flu while on the road.

Learn how to fight the flu while on the road.

Flu season is here, and you probably know a few people who have felt under the weather already. This year’s flu season is looking to be one of the worst ones yet, according to the CDC, and it’s important for truckers to stay healthy while on the road. Continue reading for a few tips all truckers should do to remain safe this flu season. (more…)