Archive for the ‘Trucking Safety’ Category

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
Tractor Trailer Options

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…)

What Qualifies As Distracted Driving?

Friday, December 21st, 2018
 Learn about what qualifies as distracted driving.

Learn about what qualifies as distracted driving.

Distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including texting, talking on the phone, eating, dancing to music or playing with the radio- essentially anything that gets in the way of focusing on the road. Distracted driving has caused thousands and accidents and fatalities- and sadly, they were all preventable. Learn more about the dangers of distracted driving and why it’s so crucial to give driving 100% of your attention. (more…)

Top Fall Safety Tips For Truckers

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
Check out the top fall safety tips for truckers.

Check out the top fall safety tips for truckers.

Fall is a beautiful season, but it comes with potential driving hazards that all truckers should be aware of. The sun is setting sooner, wildlife is more active, and the weather is more unpredictable. Continue reading for a few essential tips for truckers to remain safe on the road this season! (more…)

What All Truckers Should Know About Driving In Dangerous Weather

Friday, September 14th, 2018
 Check out these three things all truckers should know about driving in dangerous weather.

Check out these three things all truckers should know about driving in dangerous weather.

The weather can be very unpredictable, especially for truckers who drive long distances in one day. Professional truckers have likely driven through snowy mountains to dry plains in one day, as long hauls can take truck drivers through many states. It is essential for every trucker should know how to safely navigate through all types of dangerous weather, as they may never know what to expect on the road. (more…)

Mountain Driving Tips For Truck Drivers

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Check out these essential mountain driving tips for truck drivers.

For new truckers, facing the challenge of mountain driving can be very intimidating. However, with a few tips and tricks, you’ll be ready to gain the confidence needed to stay safe on your long haul. Continue reading for some valuable tips that all truck drivers should know before attempting a mountain drive. (more…)

Three Common Causes Of Trucking Accidents and How To Avoid Them

Friday, July 13th, 2018
Truck Maintenance

Learn about three common causes of trucking accidents and how to avoid them.

Truckers must be extremely careful and cautious drivers, as one mistake can potentially result in an accident. However, most trucking accidents don’t happen because of driving errors, they occur because truckers are overtired or have problems with the truck itself. Continue reading to learn about three common causes of trucking accidents and how to avoid them. (more…)