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Seat Belt Safety Starts With You

Don’t Be a Seat Belt Statistic.  Nearly 27.5 million people still don’t practice seat belt safety. In 2017 alone, seat belts saved an estimated 14,955 lives and could have saved an additional 2,549 people if they had been wearing a seat belt. Click It Or Ticket. Seat belts have been proven to be one of […]

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4 Warm Weather Driving Hazards & How to Avoid Them

As the weather changes, so do your risks on the road. With summer in sight, there’s more traffic and potential for crashes. Keep an eye out for these four warm weather driving hazards whenever you’re behind the wheel: 1. Animals on the move Animals are more active in the spring.  Some critters are out looking […]

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5 Tips to Stay Safe in Work Zones

Traveling safely through work zones is important, especially when you’re around commercial motor vehicles. Large trucks and buses have limited mobility and large blind spots which make navigating work zones even more challenging. Use these tips from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to stay safe: 1. Research your route. Before heading out on the […]

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The Facts About Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has quickly become one of the biggest risks we face on the roads each day. With so many advances in technology both in and out of the vehicle, there are more potential distractions than ever before. Roughly 420,000 Americans are injured each year in distraction-affected motor vehicle incidents.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports […]

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6 Tips for Safe Spring Driving

Follow these safe driving tips to keep yourself and your fellow drivers protected. 1. Turn on Your Lights.  In the spring we go from ice and snow to rain and fog. Any time your visibility is hindered, turn on your lights. Before you get on the road, make sure all of your lights are working […]

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Top 10 States for Truck Maintenance Violations

Safety in the trucking industry doesn’t just apply to the road. Truck drivers must ensure that their tractor and equipment are in proper working order. While we do not maintain the fleet of tractors, it is imperative that we are diligent in reporting any known maintenance issues to our customers so that they can rectify […]

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See Something, Say Something

At TransForce, the safety of our drivers is our top priority. Your supervisor may not always have first-hand knowledge of the conditions you are facing when picking up/dropping off loads and they rely on you to report any unsafe practices or unsafe working environments you encounter at customer sites or at pickup or drop-off locations. […]

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Congratulations to Our 2018 TransForce Driver of the Year!

Attention to safety, attitude and leadership. Those are three qualities repeatedly used to describe Thomas Krusick, our Driver of the Year. Winning the Driver of the Year Award is no small feat—up against more than 3,000 drivers, the competition is incredibly stiff! Thomas comes from a family involved in the trucking industry, and has been […]

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2016 TransForce Safety Week: April 10-16

TransForce Safety Week will be April 10-16 this year. This year’s focus will be on Fatigue Management. Throughout this week, TransForce branches will be providing educational materials and training to our drivers and customers on the dangers of driving fatigued, and how to properly manage fatigue.  For more information, contact your local TransForce branch.  

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Winter Driving Tips To Keep You Safe and On Time

The winter months can be some of the toughest for drivers. Here are some tips for staying safe and efficient during the coldest part of the year. Most importantly, being prepared before and during your trip will help eliminate some of the stress of driving under difficult conditions. Winter Driving: Before You Start The pre-trip […]

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