Truck Driver Health: 10 Ways to Fight Heat Related Illness

A heat-related illness, such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or sunstroke, occurs when the body cannot cool itself sufficiently and blood rushes to ...

Defensive Driving Techniques for Summer Safety Hazards

It cannot be overstated: a motor carrier’s operations staff is essential to preventing vehicle crashes. Dispatchers, driver managers, load planners, ...

Truck Driver Sleeping Tips for Better Sleep on the Road

Driving a truck for a living and working irregular hours puts a tremendous burden on the body and makes getting quality sleep a challenge. This can ...

Risk Analysis: Steer-Tire Blowout

With the technology built into tires on the road today, the chances of experiencing a steer-tire blowout or rapid air-loss event may be less likely, ...

Operations' Role in Avoiding ELD Issues - Joe Morten & Son

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are here. Operations staff play an integral role in helping drivers plan efficiently and schedule their time to ...

Get the Facts: Move Over. It's the Law. - Joe Morten & Son

Learn these facts about the “Move Over” law so you can do your part to protect those who protect you. It’s not just the law—it’s the right thing to ...

Tractor-Trailer Rollovers: Risk Analysis & Prevention Tips

Tractor-trailers are generally low-stability vehicles with a high center of gravity; their structure makes them particularly susceptible to rollover ...

Sharing the Roadways with Motorcycles - Joe Morten & Son

Throughout the course of the year, professional truck drivers share the roadways with all types of vehicles; one of these types is motorcycles.  The ...

J. J. Keller Discounts for Great West Casualty Company Insureds

  Exclusive Discounts for Great West Casualty Company Insureds Now it's easier than ever to save 10%! Rely on a trusted name for your safety and ...

Truck Driving Techniques to Avoid Tail-Swing Crashes

Imagine it is a sunny and clear day, and one of your company trucks is traveling on a four-lane, divided roadway. The driver is behind the wheel of a ...