Category Archives: Training

A frequently talked about topic in any trucking company is the use and maintaining of Electronic Logs. The Electronic Logging Device Rules (or ELD) were introduced in 2015 by the DOT with a compliance deadline of December 18th 2017 to “help create a safer work environment for drivers, and make it easier, faster to accurately Read More →

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Summer has officially started again folks and with that warm weather comes more and more people traveling on the highways and byways with the kick off vacation season. We find that a lot of time and attention is paid to how truck drivers should drive in the winter months, but there are also plenty of dangers in Read More →

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At the start of each year, we in the trucking industry start to notice more and more hazards on the roadway when commuting from one location to the next. Whether it be in climate weather, construction work, poor vehicle maintenance, congested highways and byways, or reckless motorist there are always new elements coming into play Read More →

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Now that the summer months are upon us let us use good judgment in what we do especially when working and playing outdoors. Anyone not accustomed to the heat can be at risk to many heat related  illness, for example Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion and the most dangerous of all Heat Stroke. Having a good Read More →

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DEFENSIVE DRIVING Truck drivers are recognized as the best drivers; the public expects them to be better than the average.  They are defensive driving specialists, and as such, anticipate hazards and make allowances for the unsafe acts of others.  The defensive driver avoids accidents by recognizing an accident-producing situation before he reaches it and by Read More →

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