With the COVID-19 situation right now, health is the biggest topic of the recent months. And it should always be, because health is the most important thing. However, truck drivers’ health is most of the times overlooked, taking a back seat to information such as profitability and deadlines. In times like these, when the world faces a pandemic, noone’s health should be overlooked, so we will look deeper in the health issues – both physical and mental – that truckers face on their job. Also, we will provide a list with some health tips that are easy to follow and can really make the difference.
Since December 2017 all commercial truckers are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to install ELDs or electronic logging device in their truck. This electronic logging device records different types of information about the vehicle. The ELD is a substitute to onboard recorders and paper logs, so by now you should have a pretty good grasp of what an ELD is and how it functions.
COVID19 displayed the value truck drivers have for the normal functioning of society. Lets take this opportunity to make their lives better!
When it comes to good rigs it is hard to look past Peterbilt as one of the top truck brands. And when we talk about efficiency, performance and safety – we should include their Peterbilt model 579 in the conversation.
When it comes to transporting goods, there are two types of commercial trucking companies – a private motor carrier is one of those types. But what does it mean when a company is referred to as a private motor carrier?