Tag: Safety Tips

The Importance of Staying Hydrated While on the Road

Truck drivers need to stay hydrated, especially during the summer months when outside temperatures can climb above 90, and in some locales 100 or 110. Our bodies thrive on water. Without it, we die. Our cells, tissues and organs must have water to function properly, so it’s no wonder that water makes up more than… Read more »

What’s the difference between a pre-employment and post-accident drug test?

  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has alcohol and drug-testing regulations put in place to promote a safer driving environment for truck drivers and those with whom they share the road. The two most notable procedures involved are the pre-employment and post-accident screenings. All truck drivers should be aware of the process and prepared… Read more »

Summer Driving Safety – Staying Hydrated

Truck drivers need to keep the main hazards of summer in mind as they go about their routes. Dehydration does not only affect runners and bikers and it doesn’t matter how well the AC works in your truck – if you do not stay hydrated you run the risk of injuring yourself and other motorists…. Read more »