Trinity Insurance Services LLC Blog: 5_2016
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Tuesday, May 31, 2016· Keep changing lanes to a minimum as trucking “no zones” or blind spots are large. Be sure to check mirrors every 7 or 8 seconds. · When routinely checking your vehicle, always be sure to check the headlights, brake lights, and turn signal lights to avoid accidents. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 25, 2016· Upon arriving at an intersection be sure to signal early and often to ensure that other motorists know which way your truck is turning. ·Always make sure to slow down long before a complete stop is necessary. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 24, 2016Modules on the dangers of drugs and alcohol must also be included in your safety plan. Ample evidence indicates that even small amounts of alcohol and drugs can impair driving ability, and the effects of both need to be included in your safety plan. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 23, 2016Inspecting your vehicle prior to driving is also an important section in your trucking safety plan. Learning how to properly check tires for wear is often overlooked, yet it is one of the most important topics to discuss in your safety plan. Fluid levels and mirrors must always be checked before hitting the highway. READ MORE >>
Friday, May 20, 2016Bad weather affects us all, and it causes a great deal of trouble for truckers. From ice and snow to wind and rain, drivers encounter difficult weather on almost every trip. Techniques for handling skids and maintaining a safe distance in bad weather are important modules for your safety training program. READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 19, 2016A trucking safety plan should contain a robust safety orientation for all drivers. This section covers road safety and defensive driving techniques. How to prevent accidents as well as preventive maintenance for your vehicle should also be covered. READ MORE >>