Archive for August, 2017

Identify Your Commercial Vehicle with the Proper Markings

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Identify Your Commercial Vehicle with the Proper Markings

Driving a commercial vehicle comes with a certain amount of responsibility.

Driving a commercial vehicle comes with a certain amount of responsibility. Among these responsibilities is proper identification. Every commercial motor vehicle (CMV) on the road over 10,000lbs must be identified with certain markings, which must contain the following information, as outlined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in CFR 390.5:  Please refer to FMCSA for full details, below are a few key points. (more…)

Safety Advice Every Truck Driver Should Follow

Friday, August 25th, 2017
Safety Advice Every Truck Driver Should Follow

Here is some valuable safety advice that every truck driver from rookies to seasoned vets should remember.

Rookie truck drivers spend weeks training and learning how to drive their rigs. But once they’re out on their own, sometimes some of the safety rules and regulations they’ve learned can be forgotten. Here is some valuable safety advice that every truck driver from rookies to seasoned vets should remember.   (more…)

How to Prevent Tire Blowouts During the Summer

Friday, August 18th, 2017
How to Prevent Tire Blowouts During the Summer

Ensuring that tire pressure is at the proper levels is a key part of proper preventative maintenance for your fleet’s vehicles.

Tire pressure is as important for commercial fleet drivers as it is important for regular drivers on the road. Ensuring that tire pressure is at the proper levels is a key part of proper preventative maintenance for your fleet’s vehicles. Even as the summer time is dwindling, extreme heat can take its toll on vehicle tires. Here is a helpful guide on how to prevent tire blowouts during the summer. (more…)

Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

Friday, August 11th, 2017
Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a real problem today.

Distracted driving is a real problem today. Drivers experience a wide variety of sights and sounds while on the road, and any number of them can cause accidents. When drivers are distracted, they can miss important details, which can sometimes cost people their lives. Fortunately, avoiding distracted driving is actually quite simple! (more…)

Benefits of Preventative Maintenance

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Benefits of Preventative Maintenance

Preventative maintenance is scheduling regular up-keep of your vehicle with the goal of avoiding unnecessary mechanical failure.

Preventative maintenance is scheduling regular up-keep of your vehicle with the goal of avoiding unnecessary mechanical failure. Basically, you’re taking care of small things now so that they don’t have time to become big, expensive problems later. This keeps your vehicle running in tip-top shape. When you own a truck, it’s an investment. Preventative maintenance ensures that your investment pays off as much as possible. (more…)