The most important job a truck driver has is to get there safely and with the cargo in one piece. Safe driving, thus, should be the primary focus of drivers and companies. Here are some tips for driving safely – in all seasons.
Every year the transportation industry faces new challenges during the winter months, and this year is no different. Among those challenges, many states have mandated biodiesel blends while many have mandated idling restrictions. To add to that, fleet fuel prices are rising, and weather forecasters are predicting a colder and snowier winter than any in recent memory. And with the early showing of winter weather in many states, they may be right.
Truck breakdowns are certainly more prevalent during the cold winter months, and proper care and maintenance is critical to keep your fleet rolling. Here are a few tips that can help you stay on the road with as few problems as possible: