What are Driver Safety Trucking Regulations?
Long-haul truck driving is not as simple as it seems. It comes with various levels of vigorous planning, logistics, and a wide range of safety concerns and measures. As such, driver safety trucking regulations are aimed to enhance utmost safety in a field that is quickly becoming very dangerous.
In 2016, truck driving was rated one the most dangerous jobs, recording approximately 24.7 deaths in every 100000 workers. Besides drivers' fatigue, other inherent dangers actively put drivers (and other motorists on the highway) in danger.
Truck Driving Dangers
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) classified large haul trucking accidents into four major categories including:
How to Enhance Long Haul Trucking
When it comes to safe trucking, there are various agencies you can rely on to positively impact and enhance a driver's performance and safety on the road. For instance, we at Heavy Equipment Transport aim to provide truck drivers with a holistic approach to better, safer drive.
We work on a one-on-one basis with the driver, providing better training and guidelines for safe and efficient driving. This might call for numerous ride-along sessions as we get drivers accustomed to the truck, the freight, and the dispatch process. Most of these agents work with truck drivers right from orientation, providing excellent exposure to the freight hauling operation, various departments, and other drivers.
Safe Driving Culture
They also work to create a safe driving culture that entails the different rules and regulations drivers should follow when on the road. This includes not using a mobile phone behind the wheel or any other activity that might cause distracted driving. They are also available to monitor the drivers' performance, take up the necessary action and provide reports and suggestions to the shipping company.
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Eddie L. Arevalo’s real world on-the-road experience has helped him catapult to the top of our sales force. Add to that his spotless customer service track record and you have the perfect combination to help transport your investment to its next destination.Eddie Arevalo Branch Manager
Brian Goncharsky is the Fort Lauderdale, FL branch manager. He specializes in moving oversize loads, semi trucks, and more. Brian leads by example and always makes sure that his clients have the best shipping experience possible. He is a highly experienced transport agent ready to take on any shipment.Brian Goncharsky Branch Manager
Our Logistics Manager, Milos Visnijic, has excelled in every position and has always demonstrated the highest level of customer support to all of his clients. With over 10 years of experience in the logistics field, there’s nothing Milos has not seen and has not been able to overcome.Milos Visnjic Senior Logistics Specialist
Stephen Ladd has been with NTS and Heavy Haulers for over four (4) years with thousands of successfully completed deliveries and satisfied customers. Stephen has a business degree and certified in computer technology. Stephen has been praised by his customers for delivering on his promises along with offering top notch customer service, especially when working on time sensitive orders.Stephen Ladd Logistics Coordinator
Chris Kyle has been a logistics coordinator with Nationwide Transport Services since 2014 and is the branch manager of our Cape Coral, FL office. Chris specializes in moving all types of freight, both legal and over dimensional; as well as construction / agricultural equipment and personal automobiles.Chris Kyle Cape Coral, FL Branch Manager
Sam Duncan is proof that one can love coming in to work! Sam always comes in to the office with the positive energy required to get the job done and he’s never too busy to take or return a phone call to ensure customer satisfaction. Native Floridian that grew up in Miami so he's used to the fast pace hussle.Sam Duncan WPB, FL Branch Manager