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Sharing The Road Responsibly With Pedestrians

By TSSSAFETY | March 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Sharing The Road Responsibly With Pedestrians

Safety Tips Pedestrians, as well as bicyclists, share space with motor vehicles on city streets, rural roadways, and, at times, on busy highways, and collisions can have serious consequences. As a professional driver, you should practice these safety tips to help decrease the likelihood of being involved in a pedestrian-vehicle collision: Familiarize yourself with the…

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TSS Driver Qualification Basics

By POSTMASTER | March 10, 2019 | Comments Off on TSS Driver Qualification Basics
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Right Hand Squeeze

By TSSSAFETY | March 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Right Hand Squeeze
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Encountering Dangerous Driving Behaviors

By POSTMASTER | March 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Encountering Dangerous Driving Behaviors

As someone who spends a good deal of time behind the wheel, you’ve seen your fair share of drivers who seem to have forgotten safe driving habits. These drivers can make every trip more difficult. By knowing who you may encounter can help you stay sharp on the road and reach your destination safely. Tailgaters…

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Avoiding the “Right-Hand Squeeze”

By TSSSAFETY | March 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Avoiding the “Right-Hand Squeeze”

One of the more frequently occurring accidents involving motorcoach drivers is the “Right-Hand Squeeze.” The coach driver attempts to make a right hand turn at an intersection when a passenger vehicle tries to “squeeze by” on the right side of the coach and gets pinned against the curb by the coach. Contact is usually on…

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Winter Driving Awareness 2019

By TSSSAFETY | January 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Winter Driving Awareness 2019

So far our 2018/2019 Winter season has been fairly mild. But don’t get too comfortable. We have a lot of winter driving left in front of us. The November 2018 post on winter driving awareness is being re-posted as a reminder. Please stay safe out there! Bad weather conditions are out of our control and…

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REAL ID-Compliant Driver’s License and ID Information

By TSSSAFETY | December 20, 2018 | Comments Off on REAL ID-Compliant Driver’s License and ID Information

As you are renewing your Commercial Driver License you may want to consider applying for a REAL ID for easier travel domestically. Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, Michigan residents will need to present a REAL ID-compliant document to fly within the United States and enter certain federal facilities under federal law. Michigan Secretary of State offices now…

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New York “Gridlock Alert Days”

By TSSSAFETY | November 21, 2018 | Comments Off on New York “Gridlock Alert Days”

Drivers beware: New York City issues ‘Gridlock Alert Days’ The New York City Department of Transportation issued select “Gridlock Alert Days” today. It’s difficult to imagine New York City traffic when it is not gridlocked by most standards; however, the holidays are a special time in New York City and a favorite time of year…

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Winter Driving Awareness

By TSSSAFETY | November 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Winter Driving Awareness

So far our 2018/2019 Winter season has been fairly mild. But don’t get too comfortable. We have a lot of winter driving left in front of us. The November 2018 post on winter driving awareness is being re-posted as a reminder. Please stay safe out there!   Bad weather conditions are out of our control…

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CMV Equipment theft and potential weaponization

By POSTMASTER | September 27, 2017 | Comments Off on CMV Equipment theft and potential weaponization

Recently, a Motorcoach was stolen while idling at a pickup point for passengers. Two Motorcoaches were staged and waiting to be loaded with passengers when the first Motorcoach drove away. The vehicle was, as is common, left running while the driver was preparing to load passengers. The vehicle was boarded by a thief, and driven…

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