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Posts Tagged With 'Safety'


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

How to Share the Road with Semi-trucks

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Sharing the roads safely and properly is of utmost importance for truck drivers and non-commercial vehicles. With distracted driving on the rise and adding to already high traffic accident statistics, it’s important to know and remember these tips for sharing the road with semi-trucks and other large vehicles. Read More

Remember These Rules of the Road

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Monday, March 11, 2019

It’s critical to be aware of rules and regulatory nuances between states you may be traveling in or through. Since NTB Trucking serves the Mid West region and primarily the Great Lakes area, here are some laws you should know about. Read More

Be Kind to Your Truck During Wintertime

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Not only is winter cold and rough on you, it’s also pretty brutal to all those parts and pieces that keep trucks and drivers on the road. Just like packing gloves, hand warmers, and an extra coat helps you beat the cold, there are also things you can do to help your truck out too. Read More

Distracted Driving is Deadly

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Monday, February 18, 2019

When you’re driving distracted, your vehicle becomes a high speed weapon capable of inflicting harm on yourself and other motorists on the road. Read More

Always Be Prepared When Cold Weather Driving

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Monday, December 24, 2018

Besides making sure that your vehicle is prepared for colder weather, you should also make sure that you’re adequately stocked up on these personal necessities in case the worst happens. Read More

Healthy Tips to Remain Alert While Behind the Wheel

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Whether you’re driving for an extended period of time, driving overnight, or both, there’s nothing more important than making sure you remain attentive behind the wheel. Read More

Safe Driving Tips For Inclement Conditions

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Despite the seasonal changes in weather, life and driving must go on. Here are some easy ways to make sure you don’t get slowed down by inclement conditions. Read More

The Correct Ways to Handle an Aggressive Driver

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Monday, November 5, 2018

You’re never alone when you’re out on the open road. You’re constantly navigating through a slew of cars driven by everyone from novices to slow folks, distracted drivers to, worse yet, aggressive drivers. Read More

Truck Driver Yoga

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Finding a fitness regimen that’s right for you is difficult. Staying fit is even harder for truck drivers, who might be on the road and away from the gym most of the week. So what can you do that doesn’t require any exercise equipment? Read More

Four More Gadgets All Truck Drivers Need

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Monday, October 8, 2018

We’ve recommended gadgets before, but as times change, we have more suggestions for making life on the road more enjoyable and safe. Read More

Fall Truck Driver Preparation

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Monday, October 1, 2018

At NTB, we’re always looking ahead. While it’s not quite time for snow boots and hot cocoa, here are some tips to prepare you for safe, comfortable driving in Fall. Read More