safety Tag

Life and work on the road are often unpredictable. To maintain your health, comfort, and safety on the job, it’s important to pack a few essential items. Below is a list of five things every trucker should have in their vehicle.1.Emergency KitBe prepared for the...

It used to be that whenever a truck was involved in a collision, the trucking company could end up paying regardless of whether the driver was at fault. SmartDrive is changing that.The new technology involves video cameras located in the truck and the cab. The...

The electronic logging device (ELD) rule specifies drivers who record their Hours of Service must find and implement an electronic logging device prior to the compliance deadline of Dec. 18, 2017.The final rule was published in December 2015. It is intended to enhance driver safety...

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...

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...

Not all distractions are created equal; but all can increase the risk of danger on the road.Though most drivers are aware of the implications of risky behaviors like texting while driving, some may be misguided by the widespread misconception that hands-free devices are a safe...