This year’s Operation Safe Driver Week will take place July 9-15, with an emphasis on speeding. Throughout Operation Safe Driver Week, law enforcement personnel will be on the lookout for commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in risky driving.
Whether you're a seasoned truck driver or just starting your career in the industry, it's crucial to prioritize safety during this time of increased traffic and potential hazards.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Administration (CVSA) will hold Roadcheck 2021 on May 16-18, 2023. This year, Roadcheck will focus on anti-lock braking systems (ABS) and cargo securement.
Trucks need lots of space to maneuver. As the man said, give me forty-acres, and I’ll turn this rig around. While that’s a slight exaggeration, it sometimes feels like an understatement.
Brake Safety Week is just around the corner taking place from August 21 to August 27, 2022. During Brake Safety Week, commercial motor vehicle inspectors conduct brake system inspections and their usual Level I & V inspections on large trucks and buses throughout North America to identify brake-system violations.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Administration (CVSA) will hold Roadcheck 2021 on May 19-19, 2022. This year, Roadcheck will focus on wheel ends which include the wheels, rims, hubs, and tires on a commercial motor vehicle.
Bye-Bye Stress, Hello Time Management! Find out how You can Achieve a Less Stress-filled Run Ah, stress. This is one emotion that truckers are very familiar with. Stress is just part of the job in trucking, from tight schedules, pressure from shippers and receivers, maintaining safety (for yourself and others) to environmental stressors like traffic, [...]
Driving Through Fog isn't Fun, but it can be Done You will almost certainly run into a few hazardous situations during your trucking career – specifically with Mother Nature. One of these situations is fog, which obviously makes the very visual job of driving difficult and unsafe. But sometimes, it just can’t be avoided. Check [...]
Brake Safety Week is just around the corner taking place from August 22 to August 28, 2021. During the Brake Safety Week, commercial motor vehicle inspectors conduct brake system inspections (primarily Level IV Inspections) on large trucks and buses throughout North America to identify brake-system violations. Properly functioning brake systems are crucial to safe commercial [...]
Whether it’s thinking you know your route like the back of your hand or that you have mastered it all, that nothing can trip you up is unrealistic and dangerous.