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  • What Parents Should Know About the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer

    July 08, 2020

    Statistics show that teenagers have the highest rate of any age group for motor vehicle crashes and that rate goes up significantly during what is known as the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer. This is the period of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day when teens are out of school and free to congregate […]

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  • Delivery Truck Accidents on the Rise During the Pandemic

    June 30, 2020

    Delivery truck accidents have been on the rise because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stressed drivers cannot focus, more deliveries are needed than ever, and some truckers are exempt from federal safety rules. Drivers may not realize the higher level of risk that they accept when they get on the road. Delivery trucks are heavy and […]

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  • Urgent Need for Updated Trucks

    May 07, 2020

    Technology changes frequently, improving different industries across the globe, including commercial truck drivers and the companies that employ them. Modern day vehicles come with effective safety equipment and eco-efficient motors that lower harmful emissions, keeping the average person safe and saving them money. These positive results not only translate well in the trucking industry but […]

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  • Is Regulation Needed for Elder Drivers?

    May 28, 2019

    Elder drivers are making up more of the driving population. Although, on average, older drivers are involved in less accidents than younger drivers, the question of when and how to stop a senior from driving is very tricky. Therefore, the decision of when to stop a senior from driving is left to the family to […]

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  • Memorial Day Weekend Safety Tips

    May 20, 2019

    Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of summer. If the weather is nice, there will be more people on the roadways and a greater potential for accidents.  The National Safety Council estimates that over 400 people will be fatally injured in car accidents during the holiday weekend. The following tips will help drivers […]

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  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Truck Drivers

    May 09, 2019

    Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes adverse effects in the body. These adverse effects typically include extreme fatigue, making those who suffer from the disorder prone to accidents. For commercial drivers, suffering from sleep apnea puts many lives in danger. Therefore, it is important for patients to seek treatment options to keep […]

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  • Truckers Fighting Fatigue Causes Accidents

    February 15, 2019

    If you are a trucker on a long-haul route, you may be tempted to resort to any measure necessary to stay awake during your shift and get to your destination safely and on time. In 2016, almost 4,000 people were fatally injured in accidents involving trucks in the United States. Statistics show that the most dangerous […]

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  • NJ Workers are the Most Sleep Deprived

    September 06, 2018

    Drowsy driving is prevalent in the Northeast, where a large portion of its residents are experiencing a poor night’s sleep. According to a nationwide survey, New Jersey workers are the most sleep-deprived people in America. Many of these individuals are surviving on less than five hours of sleep, which is hardly enough rest to perform […]

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  • Tips for Avoiding Truck Accidents

    July 05, 2018

    The sizes and numbers of commercial trucks on the roads in this country make the high incidence of serious and fatal truck accidents a sobering reality. Since trucks are larger than other vehicles, these accidents can be responsible for more fatalities and higher-impact crashes than other motor vehicles. Trucking safety is a shared responsibility of […]

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  • Electronic Logging Devices Change How Drivers Log Time Behind the Wheel

    March 24, 2018

    In December 2017, electronic logging devices (ELD) were introduced to the trucking industry for a three-month introductory period. ELDs track truck drivers’ hours of service, preventing drivers from becoming overworked, overtired, and dangerous behind the wheel. The roll-out began early this year to trucker industry hesitation, but by regulating trucker hours, drivers will obtain the […]

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