January Safety Brief

10-4 January Safety Brief Trip Planning The recent ELD mandate has made trip planning an even more important part of your daily routine. With the ELD clock ticking, it is crucial to stay ahead of the game and know what obstacles await you. When planning your trip, things like poor weather and road work must…

December Safety Brief 2017

10-4 December Safety Brief Jackknife Prevention Generally, jackknife accidents occur when a truck’s drive wheels lock as the truck approaches a slick spot. The trailer continues to roll forward, causing the driver to lose control and the trailer to swing out to one side. These accidents can cause serious injuries to not only the truck driver but also to any other traffic on…

October Safety Brief

10-4 October Safety Brief Lane Change Incidents Lane change crashes are one of the four major incidents because they can result in severe losses. Drivers are able to prevent these types of accidents by recognizing the hazards that increase the likelihood of these types of crashes and then using defensive driving techniques to prevent a…