Safety articles on Driving Safety

A driver with an aching back.
Driving Safety

Ergonomic Adjustments Drivers Can Make to Reduce Discomfort

There are many ergonomic adjustments drivers are encouraged to make to ensure driving does not add additional stress and strain on the body.

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Worker wearing a glove is tightening a strap that is securing lumber on a trailer and a red hardhat is nearby.
Driving Safety

Great Safety Tip Reminders for Safely Towing Trailers on the Job

Once the trailer is loaded and the cargo is secured, take some time to consider safety precautions of driving with a trailer before hitting the road.

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Construction Worker, Organized Truck Bed
Driving Safety

Keeping Your Work Vehicle Clean and Organized is Important

Housekeeping is important for every vehicle used during the work day, including fleet vehicles, short- or long-term car rentals, and personal or leased vehicles.

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Person driving an all-terrain vehicle.
Driving Safety

On the Job Driving Safety for All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Review hazards and practical safety tips to protect all-terrain vehicle operators from dangerous and deadly incidents when using ATVs at the work site.

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A car carefully stopped behind a stop sign in a suburban intersection.
Driving Safety

On the Road, Defensive Driving is Safe, Smart, and Steady

Important defensive driving tips for safe drivers to practice on every drive, including preparation, observation, visibility, and anticipation.

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Spotter Helping Dump Truck Back Up
Driving Safety

Spotter Signals and Safety Tips to Keep Your Crews Safe

Who needs to be trained to be a spotter at the job site? Does everyone understand the signals? Learn more about spotter signals and safety tips for your crews.

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Cars driving on a road in wet, snowy weather.
Driving Safety

Understanding the Increased Risk When Driving in Bad Weather

Weather conditions like rain, wind, snow, ice, sleet, and fog increase risk when drivers have to get behind the wheel and motorists must know how to stay safe.

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A sleepy driver rubbing his eyes.
Driving Safety

How to Prevent the Dangerous Consequences of Driver Fatigue

Driver fatigue, which may be the result of insufficient sleep, long distances traveled, or long work shifts, is a major contributor to tragic motor vehicle collisions.

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Heavy Equipment on Construction Site with Visible Snow
Driving Safety

Construction Site Winter Weather Driving Safety Precautions

Review of winter hazard reminders and safety tips for construction crews working near or driving work vehicles or heavy equipment on the job site.

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