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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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the truck driver shortage is affecting the industry

Challenges in the Trucking Industry

The global pandemic and its effects have upended many industries. And the trucking industry is no exception. The global crisis has changed the livelihoods of many people involved in the industry. According to the American Transportation Research Institute, the current year is the most unpredictable and chaotic period for truckers in several decades.

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