Trucking requires full concentration on the road. Not only must commercial drivers contend with other motorists, dangerous weather conditions, and wandering wildlife, but they must do so while operating large rigs, often carrying heavy and sometimes dangerous cargo. One mistake carries possible huge repercussions. Continue reading Safety Tips for Commercial Drivers
Long-haul trucking is both one of the most crucial jobs in the U.S. — ensuring timely delivery of important goods (and delighting kids with even more timely horn-pulling) — and, unfortunately, one of its most risky.
Over 100,000 injuries and 300,000 accidents involved large trucks in 2012, according to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration. And Time ranked truck driving number 8 on its 2014 list of the “10 Most Dangerous Jobs.” Continue reading Truck driving tips: 7 safety rules for a long haul