Commercial truck driving is a grueling job, and one that is absolutely vital to our nation’s economy. There’s no doubt about it: our country would practically fall apart without our truck drivers. As if that wasn’t enough reason for us to admire truck drivers, don’t forget how dangerous their profession can be. Of the many hazards a truck driver faces, highway hypnosis is one of them. Driving long hours through countless miles of seemingly identical highway is bound to make any person feel sleepy. Here are some tips to help you combat highway hypnosis.
Archive for September, 2020
Every truck driver has a duty to themselves and to others on the road to drive as safely as possible. But even if your own driving is immaculate, there is always the chance that things will go wrong. Perhaps severe weather damages your truck. Or maybe you will end up paying the price for the negligence of another truck driver. It’s unfortunate, but at the end of the day, the odds are pretty good that you’ll have to pay a visit to a body shop before long. When that happens, you can count on these tips to make sure you’ve found the right place.
Now that Labor Day has come and gone, and the nights are starting to get cooler, it’s a good time to start thinking about how to stay safe on the road in the coming season. You might not think much about it, but fall poses a few new dangers for truck drivers that summer does not. Below, we have laid out a few autumnal hazards for you to keep in mind while driving your route. We hope these will help you increase the safety of yourself and others on the road.
For anyone who drives an automobile, car maintenance is essential. But it is absolutely vital if you are a truck driver. Not only does staying on top of the parts of your truck that need repair or replacement help to prevent you from breaking down, but it can also protect your own life and the lives of others. As a truck driver, you have a duty to yourself and to society to keep our nation’s roads and highways safe. Replacing and repairing your truck parts can go a long way to helping to do your part. Below, we have laid out three parts of your truck that often needs repair or replacement.