Driving in a Roundabout Rules - Joe Morten & Son

Roundabouts can be dangerous for truck drivers, pedestrians, and the motoring public. Read the information below and ask yourself if there are ...

Understanding the Risk of Obesity for Truck Drivers

Obesity and being overweight are two common health risks facing truck drivers. Obesity means having too much body fat, while a person can be ...

Railroad Crossing Tips for Truck Drivers - Joe Morten & Son

Side-impact collisions between a semi-truck and train can result in devastating losses. The key to preventing a crash is to be able to recognize the ...

Frequently Asked Questions About the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

By Larry Barton, Joe Morten & Son, Inc., Risk Management Specialist   The roll out of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) ...

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is A Game Changer

Technology is quickly catching up to the trucking industry, and the FMCSA’s new Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is a game changer. On January 6, 2020, ...

Prevent Stationary Object Collisions

Hitting stationary objects are preventable crashes. The key to preventing such accidents is to recognize the hazards that can lead to a collision ...

U.S. Launches Paycheck Protection Program

To ease the burden of employers and employees of small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Congress has signed into law the ...

Combatting Substance Abuse in The Trucking Industry

Substance abuse involves more than taking illegal drugs. It also includes misusing alcohol, prescription medications, and other legal substances if ...

Focus On Mindfulness To Improve Driving

With the advent of more and more technologies competing for our attention, it is becoming more difficult for humans to sift through a swarm of ...

Congestion, Construction Among Spring Driving Hazards

Spring has returned for most of the country, which means operations staff should take time to remind drivers of the seasonal risks that come with ...