Category: Safety Tips

How Truck Drivers Can Avoid Feeling Burned Out

Truck Drivers Avoiding Burnout

Like any job, trucking can get “old” and “tiresome.” When you do the same thing, over and over, for 40 to 90 hours a week, it can lead to burnout. Did you know that burnout is defined in the dictionary as “physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress?” If the actual job doesn’t… Read more »

Safety Advice for Truck Drivers

Truck Driver Safety

What’s some safety advice for truck drivers from Platinum Drivers? For starters, look ahead the majority of the time and check your mirrors frequently. You should always be aware of what’s going on around you, in the front, on the sides and behind you. You don’t want to drive when you’re tired. You need to… Read more »

Rush Hour Traffic Tips for Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers in Rush Hour Traffic

“Rush hour” is simply defined as “a time during each day when traffic is at its heaviest.” Usually, rush hour is most pronounced between 5 and 6 p.m. If you’re a trucker, you know that rush hour can be stressful. Not only are there a lot of cars and trucks on the highway, but you… Read more »

General Safety Tips For While You’re on the Road

Truck Driver Safety

If you’re like most truckers, you think you know it all. However, every now and then, it’s a good idea to think about some basics you might not have thought about in a while, like general safe driving tips. Tips to Safe First, it’s a no-brainer that you should buckle up when driving your rig…. Read more »

The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is a vital component of having a healthy mind and body. However, due to busy schedules and restless minds, sleep is all too often neglected. If you’ve ever felt like a zombie after a poor night of sleep, then you know the negative effects it can have as it makes it difficult to function… Read more »

A Safety Initiative to Help Drivers Park Their Trucks

One of the challenges of being a trucker is finding a place to park the big rig. There’s good news, though, and it comes in the form of a free mobile app called “Park My Truck.” The development of this handy app came about because trucking and travel plaza leaders wanted to improve highway safety… Read more »