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Archive for January, 2016

Trucking Companies Support Flint Residents During Water Crisis

Friday, January 29th, 2016
water bottles for Flint residents

Several trucking companies have donated trucks and driver’s services to deliver fresh water to Flint.

It has recently come to light that the citizens of Flint, Michigan have been provided with water contaminated with lead after the city switched their water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. The town of Flint has only had access to contaminated water for the past two years. All the citizens of Flint have been exposed to lead levels in the water, with 6,000 to 12,000 children testing positive for severely high levels of lead in their blood. An outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease from the poisoned water has already claimed 10 lives. Since this tragedy has come to light, several trucking companies have risen to the occasion to provide aid to the citizens of Flint. (more…)

Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

Monday, January 18th, 2016
winter truck driving safety

Make sure that you’re taking the proper precautions when driving in inclement weather.

Harsh and unpredictable winter weather conditions can sneak up on even the most seasoned truckers. It’s important to not let inclement weather catch you off guard. Winter demands an increase in driving skills, awareness, and preparedness in order to be as safe as possible. These tips for truckers will help make winter driving as safe as possible. (more…)

5 Cardio Exercises to Keep You Healthy on the Road

Friday, January 15th, 2016
cardio exercises

These simple exercises are easy to do while you’re on the go.

Driving for many long hours at a time can be hazardous for your heart. Cardio exercises are great for truck drivers, not only because they keep your heart healthy, but also because they don’t require any additional equipment, making them easy to perform while traveling. Simply take some time to try these five exercises whenever you pull over for a pit stop. Just remember: it may be a wise decision to consult your doctor before you start any fitness program. If the exercises hurt, you should stop immediately. (more…)

Winter Freightliner Truck Driving Tips

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Winter Freightliner Driving Tips

Winter driving in a freightliner truck can be particularly dangerous — take heed of these tips for extra caution this winter.

As an inevitably harsh winter finally bears down on the east coast, we start to feel the concern of the treacherous winter driving conditions that come along with it. Snow, ice, and slush are all likely headed our way, and none of those things make driving any easier — particularly when the vehicle in question is a freightliner truck. While we brace for whatever Jack Frost is about to throw our way, check out these tips to keep you and other drivers safe this winter. (more…)

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