Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Tractor trailer drivers! When you come off the road and park on a snow covered lot, it is important to pack down the snow before setting your brakes; roll forward and back a few times. This does two things: it cools down your tires so they aren't as likely to melt the...

ATA Share the Road helpful safety tips for the Holidays

Always wear your seat-belt. (It's the law!) Never cut in front of a truck. (We can't slow down like a car!) Don't linger alongside of a truck. (You could be in a blind spot!) Never pass on the right; pass safely on the left (traffic could be stopped on the right for...

Smart Driver: See and Be Seen

Driving in clear conditions can be very stressful for any driver, but add in a wintry mix and it can be downright treacherous. Blowing snow, fog, ice buildup on the windshield, and overspray from passing vehicles are just a few hazards that can limit visibility and...

Back Pain: Prevention and Treatment

With the amount of sitting involved in driving, it's no surprise that back pain can be a continual risk for truckers. Thankfully, there are many resources for finding exercises to both alleviate and prevent back pain, such as the Healthy Trucker, Trucker News, and...

In Memorium of John Kerkemeyer

Parrish is saddened by the loss of John Kerkemeyer, who has passed away due to a recent stroke last Friday, August 21st. We wish the best for his family and friends. Strokes can be a very serious and present danger to truck drivers. Please be sure to be aware of the...

 

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