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Tractor Safety

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Your safety is top priority, even when you’re not on the road! Make sure to take care when getting in and out of your tractor so that you’re not going to lose your balance or fall from the step. Read More

Designated Parking Areas

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Now that spring is here and there’s no need to move trucks for snow removal, we’d like to update drivers on the designated parking areas at a few locations. We want to make sure our lots stay organized and can be used safely without confusion or congestion. Read More

Tips for High-Hooking a Trailer and Dropping a Trailer after Coupling

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Monday, May 5, 2014

Accidents happen, but there are plenty of things that can be done to prevent an issue from arising when you are high-hooking a trailer or dropping a trailer after coupling. Read More

Spring and Summer Traffic Conditions

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Monday, April 28, 2014

Though winter is in our rear view mirrors, it’s important to pay attention to spring and summer road conditions and traffic difficulties that need extra focus to navigate safely. Read More

Ditching Distractions

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Monday, April 21, 2014

We’re proud of the work that our drivers do to promote safety company-wide, and throughout our industry. Staying focused on the road is the best way to prevent accidents. Read More

2013 Driver Safety Awards

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Monday, April 14, 2014

At NTB, the phrase “Think Safety” is not just something that we say. In everything that we do, we keep safety as the top priority. That’s why it’s so important for us to recognize the drivers on our team for going above and beyond in keeping themselves and people around them safe, and moving safely. Read More

New Weight Restrictions

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Monday, April 7, 2014

New weight restrictions have gone into effect for all state trunkline highways from the state line with Indiana and Ohio north to and including the Mackinac Bridge. Read More

Driver Tips: Avoiding Problems

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The most frequent type of accidents that drivers encounter happen while turning and backing up. We want everyone to be safe, so consider these things to make sure you’re doing everything you can to avoid a problem. Read More

Stopping Distance

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Stopping distance for trucks is much longer than for smaller vehicles. Remember these tips to leave enough room to stop in case of an emergency! Read More

Increasing Your Take Home Pay By Maximizing Your Mileage Potential

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

High producing NTB truck drivers share tips on increasing take home pay by maximizing mileage potential. Read More