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Safety Tips
4/15/2024
Spring and Summer Driving Conditions

Scot Barney shares a few safety and preparation tips as we enter spring and summer.

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Scot Barney
5 minutes
Safety Tips
4/15/2024
How to Prepare for International Roadcheck on May 14-16, 2024

International Roadcheck is on May 14-16, 2024. Here are 8 tips to help you prepare for this 72-hour event.

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Melissa Iniguez
4 minutes
Safety Tips
3/8/2024
Conflict Management

Scot Barney emphasizes the importance of conflict management and shares quick tips for maintaining positivity and professionalism on a daily basis.

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Scot Barney
5 minutes
Safety Tips
3/8/2024
Pre-Trip Inspection

Scot Barney gives a refresher on how to perform a thorough pre-trip inspection, following the FMCSA's regulations.

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Scot Barney
10 minutes
Safety Tips
1/8/2024
Coupling and Uncoupling a Tractor-Trailer

Scot Barney gives a refresher on how to couple and uncouple a tractor-trailer. It covers the basics, from preparation to final steps.

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Scot Barney
5 minutes
Safety Tips
1/3/2024
Managing a Steer Tire Blowout

Scot Barney shares how he handled a steer tire blowout and provides crucial safety tips on how to manage this dangerous situation.

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Scot Barney
5 minutes
Safety Tips
12/29/2023
Hard Acceleration and Braking

Scot Barney highlights the downsides of aggressive driving (including hard braking) for truckers and emphasizes the importance of smooth, responsible driving practices.

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Scot Barney
5 minutes
Safety Tips
12/8/2023
Fuel Efficiency Techniques

Reflecting on his personal experiences, Scot Barney shares fuel efficiency techniques to help other drivers save on fuel costs.

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Scot Barney
6 minutes
Safety Tips
12/8/2023
How to Install Tire Chains

Prepare for winter with our tire chain guide. Explore different options and follow step-by-step instructions for easy snow chain installation.

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Scot Barney
10 minutes
Safety Tips
11/13/2023
Top Tips for Driving in the Winter

Scot Barney, a truck driver with over 18 years of experience, including ten years with LGT, shares tips to help drivers prepare for the winter season.

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Scot Barney
10 minutes
Safety Tips
5/8/2023
How to Prepare for International Roadcheck on May 16-18, 2023

International Roadcheck is on May 16-18, 2023. Here are 7 tips to help you prepare for this 72-hour event.

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Melissa Iniguez
4 minutes
Safety Tips
8/9/2022
5 Tips for Hauling Propane (LPG) Safely Through the Mountains

Ski Resorts are heated using Propane (LPG). Here's a few tips for truckers to haul Propane safely through the mountains.

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Ryan Baber
4 minutes
Safety Tips
8/4/2022
5 Key Back-to-School Driving Tips for Truck Drivers

Here are 5 key tips we recommend that truck drivers be aware of during back-to-school season.

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Robin Ingram
2 minutes
Safety Tips
8/4/2022
Everything You Need to Know About Operation Airbrake 2022

Brake Safety Week is from August 21-27, 2022. Here is everything truckers need to know about it.

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Robin Ingram
3 minutes
Safety Tips
6/16/2022
8 Safe Driving Practices to Follow in the Midst of Summer

Summer weather can be strenuous on drivers. Here are 7 ways to stay safe behind the wheel during the Summer.

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Robin Ingram
3 minutes
Safety Tips
6/14/2022
Everything You Need to Know about Operation Safe Driver Week: July 9-15, 2023

Operation Safe Driver Week is July 9 - 15, 2023. Here's everything you need to know.

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Robin Ingram
2 minutes
Safety Tips
5/31/2022
Work Zone Awareness: 5 Tips to Stay Safe in Work Zones

In honor of National Work Zone Awareness Month, here are 5 tips to stay safe in work zones.

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Robin Ingram
2 minutes
Safety Tips
5/24/2022
How to Stay Safe Truck Driving on Memorial Day

Trucking on Memorial Day weekend? Here are 4 tips on how to protect yourself, your rig, and your freight during a heavy traffic period.

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Robin Ingram
2 minutes
Safety Tips
5/6/2022
5 Safety Tips for Drivers Approaching a Rolled Over Anhydrous Ammonia Trailer

In the event you find yourself in a situation where an unfamiliar tanker trailer has crashed or rolled over on the highway here are 5 things you need to do.

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Ryan Baber
5 minutes
Safety Tips
5/2/2022
8 Safety Tips for Truck Drivers on Sharing the Road with other Motorists and Motorcyclists

It's important that everyone on the road does their part. So, we created 8 tips for truck drivers when sharing the road with other motorists and motorcyclists.

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Robin Ingram
4 minutes
Safety Tips
4/13/2022
Top 5 Driving Distractions to be Aware of and How to Avoid Them

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. To spread awareness, we wanted to share the top 5 driving distractions that lead to accidents and a few tips to avoid them.

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Robin Ingram
3 Minutes
Safety Tips
10/22/2021
Tips for Avoiding Accidents with Wildlife

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Brian Pickett
6 Minutes
Safety Tips
10/12/2021
Top Tips for Driving in the Fall

Driver Safety Tips for the Fall. Top 5 Tips for Driving in the Fall.

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Brian Pickett
5 Minutes
Safety Tips
9/2/2021
Safety Equipment Every Truck Driver Should Have

PPE that Every Truck Driver Should Have. Safety Tips and Equipment for Truck Drivers.

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Brian Pickett
6 Minutes
Safety Tips
9/1/2021
Defensive Driving Tips for Truck Drivers

Defensive Driving Tips for Professional CDL A Truck Drivers. The Benefits to Defensive Driving. Defensive Driving Courses.

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Brian Pickett
5 Minutes
Safety Tips
8/18/2021
The Dangers of Cryogenic Burns and How to Prevent Them

What are Cryogenic Liquids and How to avoid Burns. What are the Hazards of Cryogenic Liquids. How to Prevent and Treat Cryogenic Burns.

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Brian Pickett
10 Minutes
Safety Tips
8/9/2021
How to Prevent Rear-end Collisions

These tips will help you and other drivers avoid rear-end collisions. What are main causes to rear-end crashes. Helpful tips to avoid crashes.

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Brian Pickett
6 minutes
Safety Tips
7/22/2021
How to Prevent Truck Rollovers

Rollovers are something that are completely avoidable if following the proper and safe procedures when delivering a load. Here's how you can prevent rollovers.

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Brian Pickett
6 Minutes
Safety Tips
7/13/2021
Safety Tip Sunday | Truck Stop Accident Prevention

A large percentage of truck and trailer accidents happen at truck stops. Unfamiliar areas, tired drivers, difficult backs and inexperience can all lead to unsafe situations.

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Brian Pickett
3 Minutes
Safety Tips
7/13/2021
Safety Tip Sunday | Coupling and Uncoupling a Tractor and Trailer

This week’s safety tip is one you may or may not need a refresher on: Coupling and Uncoupling a tractor trailer.

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Brian Pickett
5 Minutes
Safety Tips
7/13/2021
Safety Tip Sunday | 360 Degree Walk Around Inspections

This week’s Safety Tip Sunday talks about 360 Vehicle Walk Around Inspections.

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Brian Pickett
2 Minutes
Safety Tips
7/12/2021
Safety Tip Sunday | How to Prevent Accidents When Backing

Did you know that backing accidents are the leading cause of property damage accidents? These tips are going to teach you how to prevent accidents.

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Brian Pickett
3 Minutes