Remember, some of the best ways to keep you safe during the winter season is to make sure you have good maneuvering and skid controls. They can make the difference between a split second decision. Also, always alter your driving skills. This will separate the experienced drivers from the newer drivers. Below are just a few tips to help during the cold season to keep you safe and making money.
ALWAYS KEEP FUEL TANKS FULLTo aid with the traction in your tires, keep your tanks full adding extra weight. Also don't forget that proper tire pressure will aid in better traction for safe winter driving.
KEEP LIGHTS CLEANKeep your lights clear of any snow and ice that might build up on the outside blocking visibility. As nasty weather like snow comes along they are vital, more than ever when visibility is poor. LED lights especially can accumulate snow and ice. Always keep them clean so you can see and be seen.
PACK WINTER ESSENTIALSAlways remember, a smart trucker is always prepared for any type of weather conditions.They should always have their truck equipped with the necessary supplies and outfitted for any driving conditions on the road.
Although some of the below tips will always help during the winter, the best tip to offer is always common sense. Interested in learning more about either our Flip System or how we can help you with your Cargo Control needs? Call one of the below locations today.
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