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Discounts and Resources for Truck Drivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Companies and resources open to the truck drivers who are keeping America running. *Some of the deals on this list may expire as states re-open and guidelines change. Please check the companies’ websites to confirm.  During the COVID-19 pandemic truck drivers are working hard to keep up with increased demand. They’re also facing effects of […]

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Free Driver COVID-19 Online Course: What Truckers Need to Know

Keeping drivers safe through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At TransForce, safety is always our top priority. Now more than ever, we want to provide our drivers with the education and resources to feel safe while on the road. Watch this brief video from our partners at Instructional Technologies, Inc. to learn how this pandemic affects drivers’ […]

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One Rung at a Time: Ladder Safety for Truck Drivers

As a professional truck driver, how many times a day do you use a “ladder”? Hint: it’s a lot. A ladder is defined as a vertical or inclined set of rungs or steps used for climbing up or down something. For truck drivers, that means a ladder can be: The steps you use to climb […]

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Are You at Higher Risk for Coronavirus?

If you’re at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or a serious long-term health problem, it’s extra important for you to take actions to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease. Early information out of China, where COVID-19 first started, shows that the following people are at higher risk […]

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How to Make Safety a Priority as a Truck Driver

Truck driver safety is a TransForce core value, and the most important employee benefit we can provide is a safe working environment. Driving and working in warehouses is physically and mentally demanding. Workplace injuries can result in significant pain and lengthy recoveries. Our goal is to keep our drivers injury free! That is why we […]

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Coronavirus Q&A: How to Protect Yourself and Others

Coronavirus is spreading in the United States. Learn how to avoid exposure and stay healthy. There’s a lot of information going around about the new coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our drivers, employees, and communities are a priority so we’ve gathered the answers to several common questions. Remember, if you feel sick, you […]

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Daylight Savings Time – How to Adjust as a Truck Driver

Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 8, 2020. While it doesn’t seem like much, experts say the loss of just the one hour when daylight savings time begins can mess with our body clock.  Studies link “springing forward” to an increase in stroke, heart attacks, workplace injuries and auto accidents.  According to a new study […]

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Avoid The Dangers of Tailgating: How to Stay Safe on the Road

If you tailgate, even if you are paying close attention, you don’t give yourself enough time to react in the event you need to abruptly stop, slow down, or safely maneuver around something. As all professional drivers know, anything can happen on the road in the flash of an eye: a huge pot hole appears, […]

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In-Cab Stretches for Truck Drivers

If you don’t already have a workout routine, an easy way to start is with stretching. You might have experienced your body feeling stiff or even cramping up after long hours of driving and sitting in the same position. Professional truck drivers have to work hard to avoid developing sedentary habits and pursue a healthy […]

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Clean Snow and Ice From Your Truck: Here’s Why

Driving with snow and ice on your vehicle is dangerous and could be illegal. We’ve all seen “that driver”. You know, the one driving down the road with a foot of snow piled up on top of his vehicle. The one where the snow blowing off his roof has completely ruined your visibility as well […]

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