Ignorance strikes again!

Ignorance strikes again! “Bruce, this is what happened to me yesterday on 680 when everyone slammed on their brakes because some idiot lost a bag of stuff off his truck in the fast lane. 4 cars involved no one hurt thank god. That’s my car in top. Notice also the easy-up that I had in the back of my car that slid up between the seats from the impact. It should have been tied down!” –Friend of the author who [...]

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HOT WEATHER TIRE SAFETY TIPS

Extreme summer heat seems to be hanging around in many parts of the country, which can bring extra concerns out on the road. Keep these simple tire safety tips in mind when the temperatures climb.Make sure your tires are properly inflated. When the air is too low the tire creates more heat because of excess flexing.  This not only affects the handling and fuel economy, but it also causes the tires to wear out faster and make the chances [...]

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YOU LOSE MORE THAN YOUR CARGO WITH UNSECURED LOADS!

Properly securing loads prevents injuries to people, damage to vehicles and property, and congestion due to lost cargo. Cargo securingCargo that hasn’t been properly secured can fall off, affect the balance of a vehicle and sometimes even tip it over and cause accidents with other vehicles. Up to 25% of truck accidents are linked to poorly secured cargo. EU countries have different rules on this, making it hard for transporters to know the minimum requirements for journeys covering several countries.   Find the [...]

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