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ELD mandate. The electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is in phase 2 until December 16, 2019. After this date all drivers and carriers must be complying with the ELD rules and regulations regarding logging.
To give car and SUV drivers more information about the trucks you share the road with. What people don’t realize is driving a big rig requires much more know how than driving a car or SUV. A professional truck driver must perform at an extremely high level for safety.
Weigh stations were originally created to collect road taxes before IFTA was created. Now they use them for enforcement of safety and tax regulations. Weigh stations are checkpoints located mostly at State Borders called Ports of Entry.
Road rage is a person who exhibits mean, angry and aggressive behavior while in a road vehicle. Angry, aggressive drivers are mad at something that another driver may have done to them, either intentionally or unintentionally.
An outline of how to get a CDL. Get your CDL and start driving a big truck soon.
Company sponsored CDL training is by far the best way to get a CDL. It is usually free or very affordable.Receive your Cdl in 3-6 weeks
CDL truck driving jobs are in demand. Get your CDL and drive a big truck. Learn what it takes to get the best truck driving jobs.
Bridge clearance and avoiding low bridges. Be careful when approaching low bridges. Be sure you have enough clearance for the truck and trailer.
Use traffic signal safety when approaching traffic signals be prepared. I always try to prepare myself to stop. I never assume it will stay green.
Texting and driving scenarios. Why no drivers should be texting while driving a tractor trailer or any other type of vehicle or equipment.
Big rig chrome shop and truck accessories to make you big rig look great. From chrome wheel covers to dash buttons. Make your tractor trailer stand out with chrome accessories.
Hazardous road conditions are constant due to weather conditions changing. Autumn driving can be hazardous also with fallen leaves on the roads.
Work zones and safety are a big issue on our roads today. Drive with extra caution in work and construction zones. Scan the road ahead of you at least 15 seconds.
Safe driving tips. Responsible driving in a big rig to keep the roads safe. Your attitude is most important in safe driving decisions.
Mobile phone restrictions are a big deal. Distracted driving is a major problem on the highways and interstates throughout the country.