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Monday, October 4th, 2021
pros and cons

Most trucks you see on the highway transporting cargo are enclosed trailers. For bigger cargo, you will see it being transferred on a flatbed truck. Flatbed trucking is not an easy job. It takes a lot of time, skill, and attention to detail to successfully secure cargo on a flatbed trailer.

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
Semi truck

As a new truck driver, it’s important for you to learn as much as you can before you start driving. New drivers don’t have any experience to help out on the road, unlike truck drivers who have been doing their jobs for years. Here are some tips and tricks every new truck driver should know.

Friday, August 6th, 2021
Semi truck

Truck drivers do more than sit behind the wheel and ship goods all over the country. They operate some of the largest vehicles on the planet, while navigating through inclement weather and cities not designed for their weight or size. These drivers operate under a comprehensive regulatory regime managed by federal and state governments and insurance companies.

Thursday, May 27th, 2021
row of Semi trucks

Commercial vehicles are all over the roads across the world. From small delivery vehicles to massive semi-trucks, people rely on them for food, materials, clothing, and other necessities. There are many facts about semi-trucks that many people don’t know, even truck drivers themselves. 

Saturday, July 25th, 2020
flatbed truck safety tips for new drivers

Driving a truck can be a dangerous job at times. From perilous driving scenarios to equipment dangers, truckers are typically keenly aware of what can go wrong and adapt accordingly. While each trucker may have their own variety of commonly encountered threats, here are the most typical dangers a trucker will encounter while on the job. 

Thursday, April 16th, 2020
truck safety

Safety is a common theme when it comes to the topic of flatbed trucks and the people who drive them as a living. And there’s a very good reason why “safety” is repeated so many times. There’s quite a bit that can go wrong with this type of cargo-bearing transportation, and it’s worth getting into exactly what can happen if safety isn’t a main focus. 

Monday, March 16th, 2020
Trucks on road

Driving a semi-truck has its occupational hazards, that’s a given. But like most occupational hazards, there are safety guidelines put in place by industry officials that can help reduce injuries–if these guidelines are followed, that is. This is especially true for flatbed truck drivers. 

Monday, September 9th, 2019
prevent slips and falls with the Deckmate Ladder

Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer is important for protecting them from the elements. Whether you work on your own or drive a truck for a large company, getting cargo delivered in perfect shape is vital. But, your safety is just as important. Tarping can be a dangerous job, so every driver should know how to tarp well AND safely.

Friday, July 26th, 2019
trucker safety tips

When it comes to giving gifts to truck drivers, there are many useful and fun options available. You can give the trucker in your life sunglasses, battery chargers, blankets, portable cookware, and even subscriptions to satellite radio. But, are safety tools the best kind of gift for truck drivers? If you lean towards safety first, there are a few types of equipment that can make great gifts.