Driver Safety Tips

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July 31, 2017

Safety Tip: 4 Mistakes While Driving Near Trucks

The Arkansas State Police offers advice on what common mistakes to avoid while driving near semitrailer trucks.

January 10, 2017

A Not-So-Gentle Reminder

It's never been easier to get distracted behind the wheel -- age and experience notwithstanding. Jack Roberts got an up close and personal reminder of that recently, as he shares in his Truck Tech blog.

September 9, 2016

Bendix Offers Comprehensive Brake Safety Week Upkeep Tips

In support of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Brake Safety Week, Bendix is offering upkeep tips for drivers and fleets.

December 2, 2015

A Safety Director Offers Steps to Success

A fleet safety director offers tips on how to successfully promote safety within a fleet.

June 29, 2015

Safety Council Warns About July 4 Holiday Driving

The Fourth of July holiday period this year falls on a weekend, and summer weekends are especially deadly, NSC cautions.

March 17, 2015

Why Safe Coupling Procedures Matter

It could've been driver error, mechanical failure or both, and we won't know for a while. But it sure matters.

November 24, 2014

ATA Offers Safe Driving Tips for Thanksgiving

The American Trucking Associations gave out a series of tips on safe driving during the busy Thanksgiving Holiday, which will see an estimated 46.3 million drivers on the road.

October 12, 2014

Texas Study Examines HOV Lane Hazards

High-occupancy lanes can improve travel times and encourage car pooling. But they also can pose some unique safety concerns for drivers. Back in 2005, a Texas study examined those concerns. Here's an NBC News report on the research project's findings, which can still help today's fleet drivers identify potential hazards. For the fleet safety tip, click here

 

October 8, 2014

J.J. Keller Puts Newsletters Online

J.J. Keller is now offering all of its 17 newsletters in an online format. The newsletters are aimed at providing access to regulatory news and best practice information for transportation, workplace safety and HR professionals.

October 6, 2014

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Dealing With Hail Storms

Here is some advice on what steps drivers can take to stay safe and protect their vehicle in a major hail storm.

August 8, 2014

Video Tip: Surviving a Highway Dust Storm

Dust storms, in an instant, can dramatically reduce visibility and create driving conditions that can lead to major chain collisions.

August 8, 2014

Dust Storm Awareness: Pull Aside, Stay Alive

Here's an Arizona Department of Transportation video that offers advice on what measures drivers can take if they ever encounter a dust storm while driving. For the full story, click here.

August 3, 2014

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Surviving a Highway Dust Storm

Here is some safety advice, provided by the Arizona Department of Transportation, on how to respond to a dust storm that strikes while you're driving.

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