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Safely Navigating Unpredictable Spring Weather

Posted on Mar 31, 2017

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

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

Ice: Great for skating, not for driving - Jackknife Prevention

Posted on Dec 23, 2016

Winter is here and for many areas, it has brought plenty of ice with it. While it can be a lot of fun to go ice skating, or even just slipping and sliding around the driveway with the kids, it is not so much fun when your truck is slipping and sliding on the road. When icy road conditions abound, it seems prudent to talk about the potential for jackknifing and what you can do to prevent it.

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Topics: Safety

8 Tips for Driving on Ice and Snow

Posted on Dec 9, 2016

Last year, we shared an infographic with some tips for driving on ice and snow. Now that winter has officially reared it's head and the snow storms are beginning to fill in the forecasts we thought it would be a good time to share those tips again.

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Topics: Safety

Avoiding Flat Spots in Your Tires.

Posted on Nov 11, 2016

I talked about the importance of tire safety in a recent post. Taking good care of your tires is important. Not only are blowouts dangerous to you but they can also cause serious trouble for other drivers on the road and lead to severe accidents. Additionally, tire issues are a frequent cause for inspectors to take trucks out of service. Taking the time to do a good inspection and keeping your tires in good condition can help you avoid a lot of costly fines, serious time delays, or even save you from personal injury down the road.

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Topics: Safety