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August 9, 2017

You may notice that we are constantly suggesting proper maintenance of our trucks because safety is such an important part of our culture. Of course we want to always avoid breakdowns as much as possible, but maintaining the small and often unnoticed components of a tr...

July 17, 2017

The Hazmat Safety Campaign came to an end June 30, 2017.

39 drivers (42%) completed all campaign materials. This includes watching all 6 Protread videos, submitting photo of properly secured hazmat load, completing hazmat awareness word search and submiting ideas to imp...

July 10, 2017

We are currently reviewing and making enhancements to our Defensive Driving Program. Our current program consists of SMITH system training, on-going interactive safety campaigns, and coaching safe driving behaviors to ensure optimal fleet safety. These measures are pro...

June 14, 2017

All of us have been in this situation before, where a deer crosses the street and freezes in your headlights. As a driver hauling an 80,000 pound trailer, what are you supposed to do?

Your first instinct may be to swerve out of the way to avoid killing an animal, but sw...

  1. Hold upright, pull ring pin.

  2. Start back 8 feet. Aim at base of fire.

  3. Squeeze lever. Sweep side to side.

We have been talking awhile now about the International Roadcheck Enforcement Safety Event that is coming up in June. We call it the Safety Blitz. 

During June 6-8 there will be frequent roadside, DOT inspections with a special emphasis on cargo securement. We created a...

In light of our recent Hazmat Campaign where we tell all our drivers to put two straps on the back, we wanted to highlight one particular load that Steve Von Behren recently brought to our attention.

In this picture above you can see that there are unsecured barrels loc...

May 23, 2017

We want to make sure all of our drivers are prepared for the International Roadcheck Enforcement Safety Event that is coming up in June.

CVSA has an annual roadcheck that we call the Safety Blitz. The time period for the Safety Blitz is June 6-8, and during this time th...

May 18, 2017

In light of our recent Hazmat Safety Campaign we wanted to commend Allen Fitzgerald for adhering to our high safety standards. He was able to attain a defect-free DOT inspection in Lafayette, Missouri this past week. The inspection was a level 1 which means that his en...

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Steve Vonbehren has gone above and beyond in tire care. He has managed to get over 188,000 miles from his tires! Good work, Steve.

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