Flatbed Tarping/Loading Safety

Tarping, loading, and unloading flatbed trailers are inherently dangerous. Careful steps must be taken to avoid accidents and ensure the safety of loading operators. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration part 393 governs the safe operation of the transport of...

Safety tips to keep you safe on the road

Road safety is one of the biggest concerns in the trucking industry today. According to the 2018 Driver Safety Risk Report, trucking collisions cost fleets nearly $57 billion — affecting everything from medical bills to vehicle repairs to lost productivity due to...

Safely Driving Around Large & Slow Vehicles

Drivers of passenger vehicles must share the road with many types of vehicles and pedestrians. Being surrounded by cars zipping around you brings about its own set of challenges. But if you’re on the road and find yourself sharing it with one that’s large or slow, you...

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Every day, more than 3.6 million professional truck drivers head out on the roads to safely and efficiently deliver the clothes we wear, the food we eat, and the medicine we rely upon. Almost every item in your home or office was delivered by a truck, so it’s...

GOOD STRESS, BAD STRESS AND HOW TO MANAGE IT

How to manage stress is not something we are “taught”. But everyday life can be stressful. Good stress, bad stress. Stress, stress STRESS. It’s everywhere.  Job demands, relationships, life events, and social media drama are daily occurrences. Moreover, it can begin...

8 Essential Stretches for Truck Drivers

As a professional truck driver, you spend much of your day sitting in the same position. After driving for long periods of time, your body stiffens and your blood flow slows. These effects can even lead to serious medical conditions like blood clots and muscle...