Driving Safety

Distracted Driving Real Danger

If you feel like you’re seeing more people driving distracted, you’re not alone. A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that nearly 88 percent of drivers believe distracted  driving is worse than it was three years ago, with nearly 50 percent reporting that they regularly see drivers emailing or texting while…

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Know your space: Space Bubble

Properly managing the space in front, behind and to the sides of a vehicle is the sign of a skilled professional driver. Yet, to reach any destination safely, drivers must monitor the space around their vehicle in ALL directions, including above and below.  Space Above & Below Of all the space around a vehicle, it’s…

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The Move Over Law

Every year, first responders are killed or injured while providing emergency services on the side of the nation’s roadways. On average, one tow truck driver is killed every six days, one law enforcement officer is killed every month, and five firefighters die annually after being struck by passing vehicles. While the Move Over Law is…

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Road Debris: A Deadly Hazard

Furniture, lumber, luggage, mattresses, tire treads, coolers and appliances are just some of the items littering our nation’s roadways. But, road debris is more than unsightly…it’s dangerous.  There are precautions, however, that drivers can take to help avoid road debris accidents: Scan the road as far ahead as possible to help spot debris. Watch the…

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The Art of Professionalism

Dealing With Others – As a driver you are an ambassador for your company to the general public. People will often make snap decisions on how you present yourself and their impression of you can quickly lose or gain business for your company. Whether you’re dealing with the customers you transport, a Department of Transportation…

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