Category: 18 Wheeler Wreck

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  • September
    09 2019

    Advice for New Truckers

    Knowing how to drive an 18-wheeler takes more than just knowing how to maneuver a truck while complying with the rules of the road. In fact, it can take years to develop the skills and insights necessary to instill good habits, stay safe on and off the roads, and operate a big rig like an […]

  • September
    02 2019

    Trucking at Night vs. During the Day

    One of the many benefits of professional truck driving is the freedom to choose your schedule.  Of course, factors like pickup and delivery times can play a role in whether truckers choose to drive at night or during the day. However, truckers usually still have leeway to decide when they’ll drive—and they generally make this […]

  • August
    29 2019

    Independent Terminal Operator vs. Company Terminal: What’s the Difference?

    Terminal operators receive petroleum products from a refinery and store them until they are picked up by a truck for delivery to a retail customer. While some petroleum companies operate their own terminals, others outsource this function to an independent terminal operator. This distinction is crucial because, if an accident ever occurs at the terminal, […]

  • August
    26 2019

    Loading & Unloading Safely at Terminals: 7 Key Tips

      Truck terminals are busy hubs where lots of people and large equipment are regularly moving around. That can make them risky places where one wrong move can cause anything from crushing accidents to falling accidents, truck wrecks, and more. To minimize these risks, here are some essential safety tips to follow whenever you’re loading […]

  • August
    19 2019

    5 Tips for Freight Management

    Freight management is always focused on delivering cargo on time and intact, regardless of weather and external factors. It’s also always focused on minimizing the overall delivery costs. No matter what type of freight you oversee, here are some effective tips for effective management. 1. Carefully Assess the Current Process From start to finish, look […]