Author: Simon Transport

Winter weather is upon us, and with it are unpredictable driving conditions. With snow and ice, high winds and freezing temperatures, even routine routes have the potential to become treacherous. Stay safe on the road this season with the following winter driving tips courtesy of...

Though not as popularized as the lore of Santa’s international overnight deliveries, real-life freight deliveries are just as important in driving the holiday season. Truck drivers work diligently to deliver toys and goodies on time for Christmas; but even the season of good cheer isn’t...

From drones to robot-assisted surgical procedures, it appears that which was once delegated to the realm of sci-fi fantasy is becoming increasingly mainstream.One of the latest such innovations is the autonomous semi-truck, the newest installation in a lineup of autonomous vehicles to hit the road...

Driving a truck can be a very rewarding job which allows you to earn a good income and be out on the open road. However, there can be a pretty serious downside to your career.You can suffer from all kinds of back and spine issues,...

The transportation industry is ever-evolving but dealing with a great amount of concerns; a shortage of truck drivers, capacity crunches, supply chain talent shortfalls, and slim customer service levels. In today’s global, highly competitive market, manual transactions are inefficient and reactive, which result in loss...

Have you ever been driving along and seen dense fog set in? You may feel a sense of anxiety about the unfavorable conditions or maybe you are comfortable as you have driven in them many times before. However, fog can be very dangerous and has...

As a truck driver, there may be times where you will be called on to haul dangerous goods. It’s important to know what these hazardous materials are, and what hauling them entails.What are Hazardous Materials?Any substance or material that is deemed to pose an inordinately...

The businesses and people that work in the trucking and transport industry are subject to a number of different regulations. As these regulations and processes change, it is important to stay current, and to make sure that you are compliant. One of the big changes...

Are you forgetting something in your pre-trip safety check?Whether you’re transporting computers to Boston or lumber to Boise, safety remains the number one rule of the road, regardless of where you’re going or what you’re hauling. A pre-trip inspection—to be conducted just before you depart...