Category Archives: Road Safety

Winter Driving Tips

Tractor trailer drivers, when you come off the road and park on a snow covered lot, it is important to pack down the snow before setting your brakes. Roll forward and back a few times. This does 2 things, it … Continue reading

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ATA Share the Road helpful safety tips for the Holidays

Always wear your seatbelt. (It’s the law!) Never cut in front of a truck (We can’t slow down like a car!) Don’t liner alongside of a truck (You could be in a blindspot!) Never pass on the right; pass safely … Continue reading

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Smart Driver: See and Be Seen

Driving in clear conditions can be very stressful for any driver, but add in a wintry mix and it can be downright treacherous. Blowing snow, fog, ice buildup on the windshield, and overspray from passing vehicles are just a few … Continue reading

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Samsung Creates see-through ‘Safety Truck’

Ever wonder what the next big step in safety may be?┬áLast summer, Samsung has shown us what may be the future in preventing accidents caused by drivers attempting to overtake semis by attaching wireless cameras to the front of the … Continue reading

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Back Pain: Prevention and Treatment

With the amount of sitting involved in driving, it’s no surprise that back pain can be a continual risk for truckers. Thankfully, there are many resources for finding exercises to both alleviate and prevent back pain, such as the Healthy … Continue reading

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