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.
Usually, our bad are seemingly small actions taken or not taken. These are little compromises we make, usually when we are on a tight schedule or behind schedule. But small compromises on the following five things can cause plenty of trouble down the road.
Mark your calendars! Operation Safe Driver Week is just around the corner – July 11 to July 17, 2021. Operation Safe Driver holds activities across the United States, Canada and Mexico to increase commercial vehicle and non-commercial vehicle traffic enforcement, safety belt enforcement, and driver roadside inspections; improve driver regulatory compliance; implement commercial driver educational [...]
Safety is important. It’s an obvious statement, but one that cannot be said enough. So, what does safety entail? How can you prevent an accident? Whether you’re new to trucking or have been driving down the road for years, these tips are things you need to incorporate into your daily lives to become a better, [...]
Safety is top of mind throughout our operations. It's important to reduce risks everytime we can in an industry with lots of potential for dangerous accidents.
It’s easy to have a love-hate relationship with mountain driving. Most drivers love the beautiful scenery and the change from driving on a flat highway that looks the same mile after mile. It’s also kind of nice to hit flat topography after several straight days in the mountains.
At the Len Dubois family, safety and compliance runs deep in our operations. From our drivers, dispatch, maintenance, safety to HR departments, every step of the way is a conscious effort of safety – it's a team effort engrained us. So, Why are CSA Scores Important? There's a reason why trucking companies' CSA scores are [...]