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The shift from the fall season toward the winter season has started and it won’t be long until many places are blanketed in snow. For the rescue driver this is also a time of shift in preparation and renewed focus on the job at hand. The priorities are always the same; the safe transport of patients and EMTs with a focus on quick response time. During the winter months these goals never change but the methods and practices implemented by the rescue driver do.
Timeliness is crucial in the transport business, especially in icy and snowy conditions. Discover more about the solution of automatic snow chains in North America in this blog post by an Onspot sales team member.
We all know the feeling when tires lose grip, and the vehicle starts skidding. Controlled skidding in a go-kart could be fun, but a heavy vehicle unexpectedly skidding on a road could cause a very dangerous situation. The skidding is due to the vehicle losing road grip and obviously, this has to do with tires and road surface and how the friction is affected.
The importance of commercial drivers cannot be overstated. These women and men driving across the world, delivering all sorts of goods and services keep the world and its economies thriving.
The number one goal of every school bus driver is the transportation of all students safely. Many drivers learn from day-to-day situations how to improve their safety measures. Ultimately, over the years they develop proven methods for providing student transportation in a safe and efficient manner.
Response time is critical for the rescue driver. Once a call is dispatched the clock starts. It now rests upon the driver to arrive on scene (and in some instances leave the scene) as quickly and safely as possible. No doubt being prepared is critical. Read more here.
For the commercial driver another winter season is behind them, albeit slowly. As Spring approaches, it is a good time to assess the condition of equipment. It is also a good time to look back and evaluate your delivery schedule.
The world of the fleet manager is more complex than ever. Whether you are an owner operator working solo with one truck and trailer or in charge of a large fleet with hundreds of drivers and equipment. The landscape of the logistics world today has changed drastically even in just the past few years.
The school season is in full swing which means for people living in the US and Canada school buses are running routes through neighborhoods taking kids to school in the early morning hours and safely returning them home again in the afternoon. Learn more here