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The Difficulties of Driving a Commercial Truck With High Winds Swirling

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Truck driving can be an incredibly rewarding job for a number of reasons, but it doesn’t come without its share of challenges. There are a wide range of obstacles that drivers face on the road every day, and transporting a semi-truck can be particularly difficult in the face of incredibly windy conditions. Drivers across the… Read more »

Statistics About the Overall Wellness of Truck Drivers

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Recently insurance company Travelers held a symposium focused on truck drive health and wellness issues. Some of the statistics discussed included these: Approximately 1/4th of the U.S. commercial truck drivers on America’s roads suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, resulting in a crash risk up to 11 times higher than among non-commercial truck drivers. Roughly seven… Read more »

Safety Tips for Driving in the Rain

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Driving safely either on back roads, highways, or city streets is already a task in itself, but when you add rain to the mix, it take the difficulty to a whole new level. Whether it is daytime or nighttime, rain can be a hazardous condition to drive in. Rainy weather can be dangerous for you,… Read more »