Posts Tagged ‘Safety’

Commercial Drivers and Sleep Apnea

Posted on: June 27th, 2013 by derek No Comments

In the last article, I wrote about how OTR drivers make consequential decisions every day, described how bad the lack of sleep can negatively affect […]

My own sleep apnea experience

Posted on: June 20th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Decades before the whole issue of sleep apnea appeared, I used to listen to my father snore when he napped. He snored really loudly, and […]

NTSB Takes Closer Look at Straight Trucks

Posted on: June 14th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Truckers ask, “Can you see me now?” The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released the results of a study of single-unit truck crashes. More […]

June Roadcheck inspections; Charlotte mayor to head DOT

Posted on: May 31st, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

CVSA Roadcheck Inspections Set For Early June CVSA, the organization representing commercial vehicle enforcement agencies throughout North America, will once again be conducting roadside safety […]

HOS Relief Waiver – Safe or ???

Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA Waives HOS For Trucks Delivering OKC Relief In the wake of the tornado devastation that took place in Moore, Oklahoma this week, the FMCSA […]

Checking Your Tires

Posted on: May 9th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Old school truck drivers always carried a tire thumper. It was a short, wooden bat that was always kept beside the driver’s seat. You’d see […]

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