Entries related to: drivers

Understanding and Preparing for Roadside Inspections

Roadside inspections are a part of the trucking industry, but drivers can play a big role in determining the frequency with which they occur. Three ...

The Financial Impact of Distracted Driving

Distractions are a high-risk exposure that motor carriers cannot overlook. Incidents like a distracted employee slipping in the shop or losing focus ...

How To Avoid Pattern Driving

Every truck driver has a pattern to the way he or she drives. These patterns, or habits, can be good or bad, or more precisely, safe or unsafe.

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 ...

Preventing Lane Change Crashes

Lane change crashes may be prevented if drivers recognize the hazards that increase the likelihood of a lane change crash and take defensive measures ...

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 ...

Aging and the Dangers of Winter Driving

The winter months bring shorter days and increased driving hazards due to adverse weather. The change in season can be difficult to adjust to, ...

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 ...

Rules of the Road Include Professionalism & Safety

‘Knights of the Road’ refers to a period when truck drivers had a knightly reputation for always being helpful and courteous professionals to fellow ...