Safe driving during the fall

Hard to believe that the official start to fall is right around the corner! A new season poses new risks for truck drivers. Fall is known to be picturesque but after the beautiful leaves have fallen, there are many dangers for drivers. To help…

Fleet safety tips

As a fleet manager, one of your main priorities should be keeping everyone safe. This can be done in multiple ways, from what a driver eats, how much they sleep to truck maintenance. The best trucking companies like TransWood is here to give…

How to be the best truck driver for your company.

Whether you are a veteran driver or a beginner to the open road, there are always ways that you can improve. Read these tips and tricks from seasoned drivers and learn how to be the best trucker for your company. Education The first step…

How to safely knock out your pre-inspection trip!

In the trucking industry, a pre-trip inspection is critical, but there is another pre-trip inspection that should be happening each and everyday. Even before the engine starts, truckers should have their own routines and rituals that set them…
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Tips for trucking during the holidays

The holidays bring the busiest time of year for truck drivers. Whether you realize it or not, the hard work and dedication from those who are in the trucking industry is what makes the season possible. From family dinners and home decorations…

Bad weather trucking

It is vital that truckers are aware of the conditions of the road and how to best navigate each condition to keep themselves and other drivers around them safe. 

How nutrition impacts safe driving

The foods you choose to put in your body can impact many areas of your life - including road safety.
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How to avoid truck driver burnout

After many months or years of endless driving a truck driver is likely to experience burnout. Learn more about the signs and solutions of burnout and overall trucking industry safety.
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Beating the heat - Avoiding heat related illnesses in the trucking industry

For some truckers, extreme heat can typically become an afterthought, but as summer temperatures continue to rise the risk of heat related illness rises as well.  Heat exhaustion results from dehydration when the body has been depleted of…

4th of July Trucking Safety

Fireworks, barbeques, summer heat: yes the Fourth of July is here once again! As many people are celebrating our country’s Independence Day, that means a lot of people will be traveling. According to the American Automobile Association (AAA),…