International Roadcheck 2022

During the annual event, inspections of vehicles in the U.S., Canada and Mexico are ramped up, with a particular aspect of truck safety targeted. This year, according to CVSA, the focus will be on wheel ends. “Wheel end components support the heavy loads carried by...

Truck Driver Back Pain

Imagine driving a rig with no back, neck, shoulder, hip or leg pain after sitting for several hours and lifting heavy loads. Your first reaction might be, “Yeah right.” But there are steps you can take to alleviate discomfort and carry out a healthier and more...

Pre-Trip Truck Inspections

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration at the Department of Labor requires a pre-trip inspection by the driver. Any deficiencies must be acknowledged and certified that appropriate repairs have been made before a trip begins. What is a pre-trip truck...

Vitamin C – What You Need To Know

Out on the road, healthy foods can be hard to find, and that means that you may not be getting all the vital nutrients you need to stay healthy as a truck driver. Remember that old saying, “An orange a day keeps the doctor away”? OK, maybe it was an apple, but oranges...

Defensive Driving Tips For Truck Drivers

We all know the old sports adage that “defense wins championships.” However, did you know that defense also keeps truck drivers safe on the road? One of the essential parts of truck driver safety is learning how to drive defensively. Below, we’ll provide some great...

Trucking Ergonomics

Whether it’s a long haul or a short drive, truck driving is one of the hardest jobs on the body. Drivers often suffer from injuries and accidents that could be prevented by proper ergonomics. Things like sitting too close to the steering wheel can lead to neck,...