Posts Tagged ‘safety’

The Best Way To Check Your Brakes For Safety

Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Checking your trucks brakes regularly can be a life-saver.

Every pre-trip inspection includes a detailed brake check. In fact, there are a lot of different factors that go into creating a safe truck to drive. (more…)

3 Ways To Save Your Tires

Friday, January 27th, 2017
tires

Keep your tires safe this winter!

Tires on trucks are a depreciating asset, as they endure wear and tear over time. Slowing the rate of depreciation in regards to them is key. In fact, replacement tires as a cost category are amongst the largest operating expenses of most fleets and are generally only exceeded by fuel costs. Depending on the number of trucks in a fleet, less than optimal management of tires can be incredibly costly to the bottom line. Maximizing tread life on tires is simply economical. Read below to discover ways to slow the depreciation of tires. (more…)

The Real Dangers of Texting and Trucking

Friday, September 30th, 2016
While you may have heard of the dangers of texting and driving regular cars, it’s vital we talk about how texting while trucking has led to a huge national rise in truck accidents.

While you may have heard of the dangers of texting and driving regular cars, it’s vital we talk about how texting while trucking has led to a huge national rise in truck accidents.

It’s always tempting to look at your cell phone when you’re driving, especially when your commute depends on weather and traffic conditions.  On a time constraint?  A rainstorm can mean the difference between arriving late and showing up on time.  And our phones are second nature, now; we look at them every chance we get.  While you may have heard of the dangers of texting and driving regular cars, it’s vital we talk about how texting while trucking has led to a huge national rise in truck accidents.  Curious about the risks?  Read on.


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