Clean Inspections in Trucking | Increased Reporting
Jan04

Clean Inspections in Trucking | Increased Reporting

Although we’re still a ways off from the CVSA’s national road check, inspections are as important as ever. Nonetheless, maintaining the best safety practices year-round is what separates the good truckers from the great ones. Heading into 2018 with the ELD mandate in full swing, compliance is on everyone’s mind. It’s easy to focus on those who continually incur penalties and violations, but what about rewarding good drivers? Recent...

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Brake Check: The Importance of Brake Maintenance
Aug02

Brake Check: The Importance of Brake Maintenance

Truck drivers know how critical it is to have properly functioning brakes, and they also know the consequences of a brake violation. Out of service (OOS) brake violations result in significant losses in productivity, efficiency, and uptime. Brake maintenance is important because repairs are typically costly, and can easily total $1,000 or more. I don’t have to be the one to tell you that if your truck is deemed unsafe for driving, it...

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Celebrate Operation Safe Driver Week 2015, October 18-24
Oct13

Celebrate Operation Safe Driver Week 2015, October 18-24

If you’re a commercial driver, you are living “dangerously.” In fact, Time named truck driving as the 8th most dangerous jobs. Probably due to the fact that over 300,00 vehicle accidents that occurred in 2012 had some big rigs involved, according to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced that next week, October 18-24, will be 2015’s...

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