Safe winter driving – 5 Tips to improve your driving in harsh conditions

Written by Thomas Ancart,

It comes every year, but it surprises us every time and often poses severe problems – of course we are talking about the winter.

Everyone involved in the transportation industry knows that a lack of road maintenance and poorly equipped trucks can cause major problems and increased costs. We cannot influence the weather but we can adapt our business to the weather and to the slippery conditions.

Properly equipped vehicles adapted to different weather conditions and recommendations or laws may be crucial to ensuring that the shipment can be delivered as agreed. Many countries also have legal requirements for both winter tires and snow chains. 

We have produced a brief summary that you as a transportation and logistics contractor can run through with your drivers to make their journeys as safe as possible. Check out our tips for ways of making your journey more efficient when the winter weather strikes and how you can improve your fleet uptime. It’s a good investment for your company.

Tips for driving when winter weather strikes

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Thomas Ancart

About Thomas Ancart

Thomas is the Onspot Product Manager for Pommier SA, France. He has 14 years of experience in the industry and obtained a Masters in Marketing from the Paris Business School. Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife and his dog, a Golden Retriever named Laïko. On the weekends you will normally find Thomas having a glass of wine with friends or in a dojo practicing Ju-Jitsu.

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