Archive for the ‘Trucking Safety’ Category

How To Maintain Great Mental Health As A Truck Driver

Friday, September 10th, 2021
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You should still set a routine for yourself from the start and end of your day.

As a truck driver, you’re expected to work long, tiresome hours on the road in a cramp, isolated space. Doing so can, unfortunately, take a toll on your mental health over time. When this usually occurs, truck drivers may ignore this feeling or not know how to handle it, leading to them getting burnt out over time. You must protect your well-being from working effectively and feeling good doing so. In this blog, you’ll learn how to maintain excellent mental health as a truck driver.

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How To Safely Navigate A Truck During A Stormy Day

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

How To Safely Navigate A Truck During A Stormy Day Evan TransportationWhen the weather calls for heavy showers, truck drivers must be able to navigate their trucks safely. With fall coming up, truck drivers can expect weather conditions to be windy, raining, or both. Therefore, here are some tips to follow as a trucker to safely navigate your truck during a stormy day.

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5 Truck Driving Safety Tips to Avoid Reckless Driving

Friday, August 27th, 2021
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Truck driving safety is one of the most critical topics in the trucking industry

Truck driving safety is one of the most critical topics in the trucking industry. You see, many accidents and unintentional injuries can be prevented by following specific safety procedures. If you’re a truck driver, there are easy tasks you can do every day to ensure your own safety, as well as other drivers on the road. In this blog, you will learn some truck driving safety tips to help avoid reckless driving. 

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3 Hazards Truck Drivers Should Look Out For In Fall

Friday, August 20th, 2021
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So even if it’s sunny out in the morning, it could start storming with fog later in the afternoon.

With fall just around the corner, truck drivers worldwide will have to make critical adjustments to their huge rigs and driving habits. To ensure your safety as a truck driver, here are some hazards that may affect road conditions and your safety.

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Dealing with Traffic Tickets as a Truck Driver

Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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Sadly, even the most experienced truck drivers are not immune to traffic violations.

Every truck driver is human like everyone else, and we all make the occasional mistake. And just because you are a truck driver does not mean you are immune to the dreaded traffic ticket. Unfortunately, since driving is your profession, traffic violations affect you more than most people. But, they also affect the company you work for. The best action to take is the know and follow the local rules of the road to the best of your ability, trying the best you can to abide by all speed limits and lane restrictions. But if a mistake does happen, here’s what you can do to retain your integrity as a truck driver. (more…)

How to Maintain a Clean Trucking Rig

Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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Keeping your trucking rig clean is easy and not very expensive either.

Over the past year and a half, it’s become more clear than ever that staying as hygienic and clean as possible is very important to keep ourselves and others safe. And since many truck drivers spend so much time inside their trucking rig, it might be overlooked for a good deep clean. Although truck drivers don’t come in contact with a whole lot of people during their journey, they still travel across long distances, stopping at rest stops, restaurants, and logistics carrier stops along the way. Fortunately, cleaning a trucking rig is not too difficult. Whether your trucking rig needs a total sanitization or just a quick wipedown, this blog’s got you covered on how to keep your truck clean.  (more…)

How Truck Drivers Can Keep Themselves Safe

Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Truck drivers never know who might be lurking at a trucking rest stop.

Many truck drivers work an all-around schedule, meaning that sometimes they might be working at very late hours at night. Because nighttime is so dark, this, unfortunately, means that criminals are willing to use it to their advantage. Truck drivers are often prime targets for these crooks because they are out late at night, often alone, and sometimes unfamiliar with the area. Therefore it is required for truck drivers to not only know how to handle a dangerous situation but also how to protect themselves from harm. Here is a guide on how truck drivers can defend themselves when facing potential attacks from criminals. (more…)

How to Avoid Dozing Off While Trucking

Thursday, March 4th, 2021
Here are a few reminders to improve your personal energy during long hours of trucking on dull roads.

It’s perfectly okay for trucking professionals to take naps during their travels while parked in a safe area.

Sometimes, staring at a particularly monotonous road for long hours while trucking, especially at night, can be very tiring. Many trucking professionals have fallen victim to dozing off while on the road. This can lead to severe automotive accidents that can result in the death of the trucker or affected car drivers. Therefore it is vital that truckers take great precautions to remain well-rested and ready for the road at all times for everyone’s safety. Here are a few reminders to improve your personal energy during long hours of trucking on dull roads.  (more…)

Driving Tips to Help Truck Drivers in Winter Weather

Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Driving Tips to Help Truck Drivers in Winter Weather

Here are some tips we have for truck drivers to help them safely drive through winter weather.

As temperatures drop, it becomes more difficult for truck drivers to navigate through the weather. There are many problems that truck drivers have to handle when temperatures get low enough. Poor visibility is a concern, and tire traction isn’t nearly as strong, among other issues.

Fortunately, you can apply certain safety measures to make sure you keep yourself as safe as possible when on the road. Here are some tips we have for truck drivers to help them safely drive through winter weather. (more…)

4 Goals That Truck Drivers Should Strive to Achieve

Friday, January 29th, 2021
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Like any professionals, truck drivers should want to do well and build a good reputation and business.

Like any professionals, truck drivers should want to do well and build a good reputation and business. You have to take responsibility for yourself and set goals for your improvement.  There are likely several goals or metrics that your trucking company wants you to meet. These possibly overlap with their goals, but if they don’t, you should undoubtedly add these to your list and try to achieve them for every delivery.

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