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Posts Tagged With 'Safety'


Halloween from the Road

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, October 28, 2019

With all the little ghosts and goblins out for treats on Halloween night, we at NTB thought we’d share a few thoughts with our favorite drivers. Because, even if you are on the road on Halloween night, you can still enjoy the fun of this holiday. Read More

Driving Tips: Pre-trip Inspection

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Monday, October 14, 2019

We all want to be safe. A thorough pre-trip inspection before every drive is one key component to making sure both you as the driver and others on the road get from point A to point B on time and safely. Read More

Fall is coming – Enjoy your routes through our beautiful Midwest states

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, September 16, 2019

When considering a truck driving career in the Midwest, one might think of driving through cornfield after cornfield, but this amazing part of the country has so much more to enjoy. Read on as you dream about your future as a driver for NTB Trucking. Read More

How to Get Out of a Tight Space

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, September 9, 2019

Even the best truck drivers out there have found themselves needing a few minutes to get tight spaces figured out while driving a truck with a trailer. Read More

Trucking 411—Stay Cool While Driving a Truck

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, July 29, 2019

Driving a truck can be a rewarding, fulfilling career, but sometimes driving in summer can feel like standing seven inches from the midday sun. Here are some quick tips on how to stay cool (and keep your cool) during those hot summer months. Read More

Is Truck Driving Safe? 7 Statistics You Should Know (And Why)

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Monday, July 15, 2019

We at NTB are proud of our focus on safety, with several drivers who have each driven over a million accident-free miles. So what do you need to know to be a safe driver? Read More

Getting Good Sleep While Being a Truck Driver

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, July 8, 2019

Everyone has a unique sleep routine that makes them feel comfortable and safe. Whether you starfish out on your mattress at home or like to cuddle up tight with a teddy bear, here are some tips to make getting sleep on the road the way you like. Read More

Steer Clear of Road Rage

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, June 3, 2019

We’ve all seen or experienced road rage incidents, and we therefore know how dangerous things are when someone is actively trying to start a high speed fight with their vehicle. While there are a ton of ways to escalate things if you ever find yourself in one of these predicaments, there are far safer and more prudent options you should absolutely put into practice. Read More

Key Safety Tips for Driving Through Construction Zones

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Monday, May 20, 2019

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), 47% of fatal work zone crashes involve large trucks. That’s why it’s important to know and obey the rules of the road during construction season. Read More

Top Tips for Nighttime Driving

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Driving overnight, especially for extended periods of time, comes with its own unique challenges that simply aren’t experienced during the day time. That’s why it’s important to know how to keep yourself alert, what to watch out for, and how to protect yourself and others when you’re hauling overnight. Read More

What to Do When Your Truck Breaks Down

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Monday, April 22, 2019

No one wants their truck to break down on them, but unfortunately, sometimes it happens. And when it happens, it’s better to be prepared than to improvise or make things worse. Read More

Road Trip Planning Tips

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Planning is a must for truckers; it saves time, money, and stress. Follow these simple tips to make the most of your time on the road. Read More

Driving Tips from the Pros

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Monday, April 8, 2019

A lot of wisdom and on-the-road savvy can be gleaned from longtime, hard working professional truck drivers. These drivers have been through it all and can help others avoid mistakes they’ve made or have seen others make over the years. Read More

Celebrate National Work Zone Awareness Week

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

As you all know, spring brings out the orange barrels signifying the beginning of the construction season. You have already been experiencing lane closures, long back ups and drivers who are impatient and just don’t seem to care about anyone else but themselves. To kick off the season, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and virtually every other State in the Union will be “celebrating” National Work Zone Awareness Week, this coming week April 8-12, 2019. Read More

Keys for Avoiding Skidding in Your Truck

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Monday, March 25, 2019

There are a couple of key ways to ensure that you keep inertia and momentum in check to avoid skidding or causing an accident. Read More