Posts Tagged ‘trucking safety’

What Truck Drivers Should Know About Taking Care Of Tires

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Check of a few things that truck drivers should know about taking care of their tires.

Check of a few things that truck drivers should know about taking care of their tires.

It’s crucial for truck drivers to know how to take care of their tires, as regular inspections and maintenance are the best way to ensure your truck is safe to drive. Continue reading to learn more about the importance of tire maintenance and what truck drivers should know about their tires. (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…)

How Truckers Can Manage Their Road Rage

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Check out these tips for how truckers can manage their road rage.

Everyone has the occasional moment of aggravation while driving, but road rage can quickly lead to disastrous situations. Since truckers are always on the road and have to deal with bad drivers and traffic all the time, they are more likely to get angry and emotional. Continue reading for a few tips that all truckers should keep in mind to keep their cool and remain calm on the road. (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…)

Truck Driver Injury Prevention Tips

Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Learn more about truck driver injury prevention tips.

Being a truck driver is one of the most dangerous jobs, as it requires long hours behind the wheel. Driving for many hours a day increases the chances of a car accident, especially when drivers are often running on little sleep. In addition to car accidents, truckers are prone to bodily injuries from spending too long sitting in one position and loading cargo. Continue reading for a few injury prevention tips all truckers should know to keep themselves healthy and safe. (more…)

Does Every Trucker Need A Dash Cam?

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Do you think every trucker needs a dash cam?

Do you think every trucker needs a dash cam?

Dashboard cameras, more commonly known as “dash cams,” have grown in popularity for truck drivers over the last few years. Dash cams are set up on the dashboard to record the road which can be used as proof when accidents occur, but also gives drivers video of their scenic trip. Continue reading to learn why every professional trucker should have a dash cam on their truck. (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…)

How To Avoid Technology Distractions As A Truck Driver

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Learn how to avoid technology distractions as a truck driver.

Learn how to avoid technology distractions as a truck driver.

We all know about the dangers of distracted driving, and how important it is to keep your eyes focused on the road and your hands on the wheel at all times. Truckers spend endless hours at a time on the road, and it can be difficult to resist the urge to look at your texts or social media. Continue reading to learn a few tricks for truckers to avoid technology distractions while on the road. (more…)