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Distracted Driving – Cell Phones

By TSSSAFETY | December 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Distracted Driving – Cell Phones

Top-10-Truths About Cell Phone Distracted Driving  

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Winter Collision

By POSTMASTER | November 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Winter Collision
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Thanksgiving Day Travel Delays

By TSSSAFETY | November 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Day Travel Delays

It is predicted more than 55 million people are expected to travel during this holiday week which quite likely will cause slowdowns during your trip. A barrage of weather factors around the country on top of heavy traffic will likely add to the misery for travelers. AAA is projecting near-record travel volume on American roads…

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Winter Driving Awareness

By TSSSAFETY | November 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Winter Driving Awareness

Bad weather conditions are out of our control and often occur unexpectedly.  Therefore, adjusting to winter driving conditions should be at the forefront of our defensive driving mindset. This post identifies some common issues that a coach operator may run into when out on the road and tips on how to respond when appropriate. Loss…

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CMV Traffic Safety Facts

By TSSSAFETY | November 15, 2019 | Comments Off on CMV Traffic Safety Facts

FMCSA’s mission is saving lives by reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving CMV transportation through education, innovation, regulation, enforcement, financial assistance, partnerships, and full accountability. The information in the following link shares traffic safety facts related to CMV related incidents.   cmvtrafficsafetyfactsheet2018

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2019 Holiday Gridlock Alert Days

By TSSSAFETY | November 11, 2019 | Comments Off on 2019 Holiday Gridlock Alert Days

The New York City Department of Transportation has released the 2019 list of the busiest traffic days of the year into the city as people prepare for the holidays. These days, known as Gridlock Alert Days, can make your trip up to three times longer than a normal trip into NYC. Please plan accordingly. Click…

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Slippery Road Surfaces

By TSSSAFETY | November 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Slippery Road Surfaces

In addition to the obvious indicators such as icy conditions and wet leaves, there are many other substances on roads that can lead to a loss of friction creating dangerous driving conditions. For example, most dry roads contain a layer of tar, rubber, and oil. During warmer weather these types of residue can heat up…

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Fast Food Nutrition Guides

By TSSSAFETY | November 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Fast Food Nutrition Guides
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CMV Driving Tips – FMCSA Web Pages

By TSSSAFETY | October 25, 2019 | Comments Off on CMV Driving Tips – FMCSA Web Pages

Even the most well-trained, safety-conscious commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver is at risk of engaging in driving behaviors that could lead to a crash on today’s crowded highways. Weather conditions or road conditions change and suddenly “driving too fast for conditions” becomes a risk factor. Failing to look or looking and not seeing, impaired performance…

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Too Close for Comfort….And Safety

By TSSSAFETY | October 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Too Close for Comfort….And Safety

Tailgating is an all too common occurrence on America’s roadways. But before you point the finger at others, take a look at your own driving habits. How often have you had to brake suddenly to avoid colliding with the vehicle in front of you, or muttered under your breath because the vehicle ahead was traveling…

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