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driver fatigue

How to Avoid Driver Fatigue

Physical or mental exertion can cause driver fatigue in truck drivers. This fatigue is quite common because truckers travel all over the country working long odd hours. Therefore, they often get inadequate sleep or have an inconsistent sleep schedule.

The Large Truck Crash Causation Study revealed that around 13% of truck drivers were fatigued at the time of their crash. This statistic is alarming and presents a major issue in the trucking industry.

Although situations like these can’t be 100% avoided, there are some ways to stay well-rested and healthy during your trips.

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reefer truck safety

6 Reefer Truck Safety Tips

Transporting perishable cargo requires extra care and consideration. Most of these products include: produce, frozen food, pharmaceuticals, meat, plants, etc. Therefore, to comply with FDA guidelines you’ll need a well-equipped reefer truck. A refrigerated truck can keep goods at their required temperature for the duration of the trip. Proper procedures and guidelines need to be followed to a tee.

Therefore, we have compiled some tips in this article for your guidance. These tips will help you ensure that your perishable items are delivered to their designated location safely. Let’s begin.

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rush hour traffic

5 Tips for Driving in Rush Hour Traffic

Rush hour traffic can be incredibly annoying, even more so if you drive a commercial motor vehicle. This can include anything from delivery trucks, tow trucks, semis, mail trucks, etc. While there isn’t much you can do about the traffic itself, there are ways to avoid it. However, if this isn’t possible, we have some tips that can keep you and the drivers around you safe. Let’s begin.

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dump truck

5 Safety Tips for Dump Truck Drivers

Dump truck drivers operate heavy vehicles, which is why they need to be extra cautious when driving on the road. Many new drivers entering the industry don’t have a firm understanding of the risks and dangers of driving such a large vehicle. Therefore, in this article, we will discuss several safety tips to keep you and others safe while you operate your dump truck.

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How to Prevent Truck Rollovers

Unfortunately, truck rollovers are a common occurrence, with at least one taking place every day. Despite them being so dangerously common, they are avoidable. We will be discussing the three common misconceptions that people have about rollovers, the real causes, and how drivers can prevent them.

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