Summer Driving Safety Tips

The summer months can be a stressful time for truck drivers. Busy roads, hot temperatures and abundant sun can create a few safety hazards for drivers when they hit the road. Fortunately, our summer driving safety tips for truck drivers will help deal with these...

5 Truck Driver Sun Care Tips

As mentioned in one of our recent blog posts, truck drivers would generally be wise to be more conscious of the effects of the summer sun. However, what that actually entails might be a bit more involved than some drivers might think. If you want to boost your sun...

Everything to Know About Weigh Stations

Most motorists pass weigh stations every day and don’t think much of them. But for truck drivers, weigh stations are a constant presence they need to be aware of while driving. There are currently 680 weigh stations in operation all across the country. These stations...

Driving When You Have Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a health issue for many, but truck drivers are becoming increasingly concerned that a sleep apnea diagnosis will prevent them from doing their job. In a study by the University of Pennsylvania and the American Transportation Research Institute of the...

The 9 Best Stretches for Truck Drivers

After spending countless hours behind the wheel of a semi truck, muscle tightness just begins to come with the territory. So when stopping for a quick break, it can be beneficial to do some stretching. These 9 stretches for truck drivers are sure to loosen up sore,...

PREVENTING TRUCK DRIVER SLIPS, TRIPS, & FALLS

“Help! I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!” Oftentimes, we associate slips, trips, and falls with the elderly or our clumsy cousin. But, did you know that these are among the most common types of accidents in the workplace? Further, slips, trips, and falls can result in...

5 Ways Truck Drivers Can Avoid Heart Disease

Question: What’s the leading cause of death in the United States of America and claims more than 650,000 lives each year? The answer: heart disease. Luckily, research and new technology have given medical professionals the tools to know more about the condition,...

How to load trailers and distribute weight

Putting a heavy load on a trailer may require a bit of math and imagination to get the axle weight right. But running with too much weight at one end or the other could affect the vehicle’s dynamic stability and braking performance. Tires on lightly loaded axles have...