Archive for the ‘Trucking Safety’ Category

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
winter-truck-driving-safety

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…)

Rain and Storm Safety Tips For Truck Drivers

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
driving in fog

Check out these valuable rain and storm safety tips for truckers.

Truck drivers face challenges and obstacles every day, ranging from traffic and speed limits to bad weather conditions. No matter the season, severe weather causes extreme safety concerns for truck drivers and increases the risk of dangerous situations for truckers and other drivers on the road. Continue reading for some valuable safety tips for driving through rain or a bad storm. (more…)

How Summer Truck Drivers Can Beat The Heat

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
Learn how truck drivers can stay safe during the summer months.

Learn how truck drivers can stay safe during the summer months.

Driving in the summer comes with a lot of challenges, between the sun getting in drivers eyes and the increased traffic. The summer heat is also tough to handle, even when inside your truck all day. Check out these tips to beat the heat and stay safe while trucking during the summer months. (more…)

Tips For Preventing Truck Driver Fatigue

Friday, May 18th, 2018
Check out these tips for preventing truck driver fatigue.

Check out these tips for preventing truck driver fatigue.

Driver fatigue is responsible for many accidents and fatalities on the road. Truck driver fatigue is especially dangerous, as drivers are on the road for long periods of time all through the night. Since truckers don’t always have a say in when they have to be on the road, it’s important to know how to prevent driver fatigue and stay alert and safe on long hauls. (more…)

Tips For Handling Summer Traffic As A Trucker

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Check out these 3 tips for handling summer traffic as a trucker.

Check out these 3 tips for handling summer traffic as a trucker.

Truck driving in the summer months is difficult enough with the hot sun beating down on you through the windshield all day, but it’s even worse with the extra traffic. As the weather warms up, more and more people hit the road for beach days or to get away on vacation, resulting in inconsistent and high volumes of traffic. Since it’s a truck driver’s job to be on the road all day, summer traffic can be a huge inconvenience. Continue reading to learn a few tips on how to prepare and beat the traffic this summer. (more…)