Trucking Safety Tip of the Month: Distracted Driving

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Distracted Driving Statistics There are three types of distracted driving a driver can face while operating his or her vehicle—visual, manual, cognitive. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), these three types of distracted driving claimed 3,477 lives in 2015 alone. This is one of the reasons why Truck Writers’ 2017 blog series is […]

Summer Health Tips for Truckers

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Trying to stay healthy and fit on the road is definitely a challenge. However, there are many social media groups dedicated to helping truckers achieve their health goals. Diet. If you’re one of those who thinks consistently cooking healthy meals in your cab is impossible, it’s time to think again. Summer is the best time to find affordable, […]

“Don’t Be That Driver.” | National Work Zone Awareness Week

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In 2014, 669 deaths occurred in roadway work zones. Today is the first day of National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 11-15). This week is held to bring national attention to motorist and worker safety in work zones. The initiative began in 1999, and this year’s theme is “Don’t Be That Driver.” According to the […]