Trucking in the Winter

Winter trucking is challenging. Between storms, unpredictable road surface conditions, mountains, and just the effect that the extreme cold has on the equipment – this job can kinda suck in the winter months.

It’s important to plan. Trip planning is, which includes checking weather conditions, is vital for getting there on time safely. Just as proper pre and post trip inspections are important for safe operation. Winter adds challenges and we need to do own job as pro’s with the goal of safety.

Winter Driving Articles

Starting September 1, 2018, drivers will be required to start carrying a set of chains in the truck. In order to comply with varying State and Provincial regulations, drivers will be required to keep chains in the truck until May 31, 2019. Len Dubois Trucking’s Chain Up
It?s time to prepare your truck for another harsh winter season. With temperatures that range from bitterly cold ? freeze your nads off in under 30 seconds to the above-zero slush, over the next five months, your truck is going to drive through some pretty intense
Following Distance ? Proper following distance is always important. In bad weather your visibility might be reduced and you may not be able to anticipate what?s happening ahead of you. On top of that, icy roads reduce traction needed to
There are millions of drivers out there who have never been in a winter accident. At the same time, there are millions who have. They drive in the same conditions, yet they don?t exercise the same caution or responsibility for their driving. Poor Drivers Blame the Roads Have