Entries related to: driver-safety

Personal Security

Truck stops, rest areas, and parking lots are used by criminals to prey upon unsuspecting drivers. Protecting yourself from physical harm is your ...

Reducing Slips, Trips, and Falls Around the Truck

Slips, trips, and falls are one of the leading causes of workplace injuries. For drivers, these types of injuries commonly occur when improperly ...

How Truckers Can Fight Trafficking

Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is an organization committed to its mission of educating, equipping, empowering, and mobilizing members of the ...

Tips To Maximize Dock Safety

Loading docks are full of hazards that can lead to a serious injury or illness. Below is a list of safe work practices to follow when working on a ...

Preventing Cargo Theft During The Holidays

Cargo theft continues to plague the transportation industry. It may seem like cargo theft is a victimless crime, but it affects all of us because ...

Protecting Parked Equipment From Fires

A fire can be a devastating financial event for a trucking company or a driver. Modern trucks and trailers are manufactured to be as light as ...

ATA Issues Recommendations for Drivers in Areas of Unrest

This week, the American Trucking Associations (ATA), ATA Safety Management Council (SMC), and the ATA Transportation Security Council (TSC) provided ...

Protecting Yourself from Thefts and Hijackings

Cargo theft and hijackings are a real danger to drivers. When out on the road, there are safety and security techniques that can help deter would-be ...

Tips For Flatbed Trailer Safety

Flatbed trailers pose a significant number of hazards to drivers, and those hazards can lead to serious injuries and fatalities. Read the information ...

How To Protect Yourself From Fall-Related Injuries

Falling from an elevated position, such as the truck, a ladder, or even an open service pit, can lead to serious injuries and fatalities. Read the ...
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