Every year, maintenance employees are seriously injured or killed when wheel components fail causing a sudden release of air pressure or “blow-out.” Most of these incidents occur due to over-inflating the tire or improperly seated tire-rim components. Any one standing within the blast zone could be seriously injured by debris.Read More
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Some of the most frequent types of severe crashes are rear-end collisions. These crashes, which are one of the four Critical Crashes, often result in extensive property damage, serious bodily injuries, or death. They are often much more severe when a large truck is involved.Read More
Run-under crashes are one of the most devastating losses a trucking company can experience. A run-under crash can cost thousands of dollars in physical damage and personal injury. However, these crashes are frequently among the easiest to prevent. Many run-under crashes involve U-turns. A run-under crash caused by a U-turn is possibly the easiest to prevent…never make a U-turn.
It is no secret that crashes are largely preventable and are often caused by driver error. By implementing a driver safety program at your company, you can greatly reduce your risk while protecting your company’s bottom line.
Topics: Reducing Crashes