How to Avoid Highway Hypnosis and Stay Focused
Aug06

How to Avoid Highway Hypnosis and Stay Focused

Have you ever looked down at your speedometer and wondered where the last 100 miles went? Well, you are not alone. Highway hypnosis, or white line fever, is a common problem for people across the world. This is especially true for long-distance drivers. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 25 adult drivers have fallen asleep at the wheel in the last month. Luckily, there are many ways that you can...

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Brake Safety Week in Full Swing
Sep12

Brake Safety Week in Full Swing

Brake Safety Week is well underway this week and the CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) is urging truckers to get their brakes in tiptop shape. During Brake Safety Week, the CVSA will work with law enforcement agencies across the country to make sure your brakes are up to par. Starting September 11th and continuing through September 17th inspectors will be looking for out-of-adjustment brakes, brake-system, and anti-lock...

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Tired Trucking: Sleep Apnea in the Industry
Jun02

Tired Trucking: Sleep Apnea in the Industry

If you’ve been awake and alert this past month, then you have probably heard about the latest Federal Motor Carrier Safety and Federal Railroad administrations’ series of sessions regarding sleep apnea in trucking. The sessions took place on May 12th, 17th, and 25th in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles respectively. Stakeholders and truckers from every walk of life weighed in on the FMCSA’s considerations over whether a rule...

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6 Lessons We Learned from Dash Cams (VIDEOS)
Apr27

6 Lessons We Learned from Dash Cams (VIDEOS)

Let’s be honest, dash cams are a little annoying… especially when you know that many carriers use these as a way to track truck drivers and their driving habits. In turn, there were plenty of times that these same dash cams caught ridiculous behavior on tape! Sometimes this video footage even saved a truck driver’s behind by proving he or she wasn’t at fault for an accident, and other times dash cams were...

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