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10 Things That Truck Drivers Do That Get Them Pulled Over.

Posted on Jul 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When we had a visit from a pair of State Police CMV Inspectors we learned a LOT! That’s why we know that when an officer is willing to give some instruction when you are not in trouble it is a great opportunity to learn how to stay out of trouble.

In his article for HNI, former Wisconsin State Officer Mark Abrahamson shared 10 things that truck drivers do that get them pulled over. So in the vein of learning, and staying out of trouble, we thought we’d share those ten things.

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Topics: Industry, Safety

2017 International Roadcheck

Posted on Jun 5, 2017 10:51:27 AM

It’s that time of year again. Beginning tomorrow, June 6th, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be hosting the 30th annual International Roadcheck. According to the CVSA, the International Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world. During the 72 hour period, an average of 17 trucks or buses are inspected every minute across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico.

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Topics: Industry, Safety

2017 Summer Holiday Driving

Posted on May 26, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Jeff Pelletier

It’s going to be a record-breaking year for vacationing travelers.

AAA is reporting that this Memorial Day holiday will be the “most travelers” since 2005. They are estimating that 39.3 million people will travel more than 50 miles from their home location. The important thing to note is that 88 percent of these travelers will be driving……

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Topics: Culture, Safety

Safely Navigating Unpredictable Spring Weather

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 2:04:19 PM

Winter is FINALLY winding down. Giving way to a much-anticipated spring. With icy road conditions behind us, it can be easy to want to relax on your safety habits. However, spring weather brings its own set of challenges to the table that drivers must still be on guard for.

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Topics: Safety

Getting Unstuck - Driving on Snow and Ice

Posted on Feb 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Whether you are a seasoned professional, or a rookie, driving on snow and ice is often just plain trouble. Taking precaution on snow and ice by slowing down, increasing following distance, and making extra gentle steering motions go a long way towards preventing problems. But sometimes things don’t go as planned and like it or not you just might end up stuck. If that happens, it is important to remember that there are some things you can do that might get you back on the road quickly and save you from having to pay a tow company.

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Topics: Safety