Posts Tagged ‘dangerous weather’

Trucking Through Stormy Rainy Weather

Friday, November 1st, 2019
Trucking Through Stormy Rainy Weather

We have some tips for a safer journey when you get caught trucking in heavy rain.

Halloween night 2019 was undoubtedly scary for Maryland: we were hit with strong winds, lightning, and heavy rain! Many truckers would have pulled into truck stops for the night to wait out the showers and get much-needed sleep. But, what happens when a truck driver encounters a sudden storm on the road? The decision then lies between using safer trucking precautions or stopping altogether to wait for better weather. Careful planning before a trip to avoid bad weather is always best. Still, weather changes pretty quickly, and forecasts can be inaccurate. Next time you find yourself caught in stormy and rainy weather on the road, here’s some advice for safe trucking. (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…)