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Archive for November, 2016

How to Stay Safe on the Road This Thanksgiving

Friday, November 18th, 2016
truck on the highway during Thanksgiving

There are more drivers on the road during the Thanksgiving holidays; be sure you’re safe!

Are you driving this Thanksgiving? AAA predicts that there will be 48.7 million people on the road between today and Sunday. That’s a 1.9 increase from the number predicted last year, equivalent to an increase of one million drivers! The lower gas prices mean that there are likely to be more drivers on the road this year. Thanksgiving is already the most highly traveled time during the year, and most DUI arrests are made between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. AAA also predicts having to rescue over 370,000 drivers this year during the Thanksgiving holiday. With such dangerous conditions on the road during this time of year, it’s especially important for truck drivers to be alert and safe on the road. (more…)

How to Prevent a Jackknife Accident

Friday, November 11th, 2016
careful driver turns cautiously to avoid a jackknife accident

Careful driving is the best thing for preventing a jackknife accident.

One of the most dangerous accidents that can occur while you are behind the wheel is a jackknife accident. A jackknife accident occurs when your tractor and trailer get to a very severe angle that you can’t straighten out, and they don’t just happen to new or unskilled drivers! Here are some tips on preventing a jackknife accident next time you are in your rig. (more…)

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