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  • TRIP PLANNING AND JOURNEY MANAGEMENT
    TRIP PLANNING AND JOURNEY MANAGEMENT
    Trip planning and journey management are essential processes for professional truck drivers to address transportation-related safety risks and to improve...
  • PROPERTY DAMAGE AND BACKING ACCIDENTS
    PROPERTY DAMAGE AND BACKING ACCIDENTS
    A large percentage of commercial vehicle accidents involves backing up. While the severity of these types of accidents is typically less than those on the roadway, they still can be very concerning.
  • BLACK ICE & WINTER DRIVING TIPS
    BLACK ICE & WINTER DRIVING TIPS
    Black ice is defined as a nearly transparent film of ice on a dark surface (such as a paved road) that is difficult to see. Black ice is almost perfectly clear… it often has no trapped air bubbles and no swirls.
  • FATIGUED / DROWSY DRIVING
    FATIGUED / DROWSY DRIVING
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has now expanded its definition of impaired driving to include drowsy driving. The NHTSA states that drowsy driving is a form of impaired driving that negatively affects a person’s ability to drive safely.
  • LARGE TRUCK CRASH TRENDS
    LARGE TRUCK CRASH TRENDS
    Recently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released its latest annual edition of the Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts report. The report for 2017 contains statistics for the different severities of crashes involving large trucks...
  • SEAT BELTS REALLY DO SAVE LIVES
    SEAT BELTS REALLY DO SAVE LIVES
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), seat belt use in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 14,668 lives in 2016. The agency reports that another 2,456 lives could have been saved in the same year if the passenger car occupants had been wearing seat belts. The NHTSA believes that seat belts are the single most effective safety technology in the history of the automobile.
  • PROPER TIRE INFLATION IS CRITICAL
    PROPER TIRE INFLATION IS CRITICAL
    It is critical that commercial fleets properly maintain the tire inflation of their vehicles. Fleets often adjust pressure to at least the minimum inflation pressure for the load, while trying to maximize variables like tread life, even wear, ride, and fuel economy.
  • ROADSIDE SAFETY DURING A BREAKDOWN
    ROADSIDE SAFETY DURING A BREAKDOWN
    No matter how well you maintain your vehicle, chances are that at some point your vehicle will become disabled while you are in transit. Stopping alongside the roadway is always dangerous, so this article contains some tips and suggestions to improve your personal safety in the event that this situation occurs.
  • DISTRACTED DRIVING
    DISTRACTED DRIVING
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) states that distraction is one of the major risk factors associated with commercial motor vehicle crashes. A 2009 study found that 71 percent of all large-truck crashes occurred when the truck driver...
  • WINTER WEATHER DRIVING TIPS
    WINTER WEATHER DRIVING TIPS
    While experienced professional truck drivers are aware of the hazardous road conditions that often occur at this time of the year due to snow, ice, freezing rain and heavy winds, they cannot always avoid driving in poor conditions.
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