With fall now upon us, we are quickly approaching the winter season. With winter comes ice and snow, and with it, dangerous driving conditions. It can be bad enough combating winter driving conditions in a standard-sized car, but add in the several extra tons of a semi-truck, and it’s easy to run into trouble! Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star would like to share some safe winter driving tips that truckers everywhere can benefit from and reduce their risk of being involved in an accident.
Safe Winter Driving Tips for Truckers
- Slow down
It’s always tempting to speed up to try to cut some time out and meet your deadline, but a few seconds saved isn’t worth your life. Remember to never drive faster than the conditions allow and keep at least a ten second following distance when you’re navigating icy and snowy roads. (more…)