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Get Ready for ROADCHECK 2016

Posted on May 27, 2016

Roadcheck 2016 is right around the corner. June 7th - 9th will be 72 hours with approximately 10,000 CVSA certified inspectors putting boots on the ground to perform about 17 inspections per minute.

That’s 17 inspections… every minute… for 4,320 minutes…


Topics: Safety

9 Stretches for Truck Drivers

Posted on May 20, 2016

As a professional truck driver, you spend most of your day sitting in a stationary position. After long continuous periods of driving, blood flow slows down and muscles tend to stiffen up. You feel anything but limber and ready for physical activity when you finally stop and get out of the truck. However, once you do stop, you are often required to perform some sort of physical task – from cranking the trailer dollies, to pulling the fifth wheel pin, to assisting with freight unloading, to climbing out of or into your truck.


Topics: Health

Not Worth It

Posted on May 13, 2016

A  few years back, a friend of mine was leaving Boston, MA on his way back home to Springfield, MO to spend the Christmas holiday with his family. 

It was around 2 am when he was headed westbound on the Mass Pike. He was texting on his phone with his wife anticipating his arrival at home and looking forward to the holidays with family.  


Topics: Culture, Safety

Buckle Up! It's more than just a good idea.

Posted on May 6, 2016

Wearing your seat belt typically comes with a lot of controversy these days.  It used to be an option to wear, leaving it in the hands of the driver and passengers to buckle up if it was their desire or need to feel safe.  With the increasing pressure of lawsuits driven by insurance companies, seat belts have turned from an option to a must-wear law.  Click it or ticket!  We know that some of you disagree with this, but the law is the law.


Topics: Safety