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By Jennifer Werkowski | February 13, 2018 | Comments Off on EMERGENCY PROCEDURE REMINDER

Anytime you have an emergency situation that you feel and is obvious that 911 will need to be called then CALL 911 FIRST, dispatch second. You will never be in trouble for calling 911 first.   Thanks, Safety


By Jennifer Werkowski | February 9, 2018 | Comments Off on ADVERSE DRIVING CONDITIONS

Hi Everyone, Just a reminder of the definition of adverse driving conditions, as it seems everyone has different definition but this is right out of the book: Adverse driving conditions¬†means snow, sleet, fog, other adverse weather conditions, a highway covered with snow or ice, or unusual road and traffic conditions, none of which were apparent…


By Jennifer Werkowski | February 7, 2018 | Comments Off on YOUR CDL

Drivers it’s important that you understand Silverado is an interstate company. That means we need our drivers to be interstate drivers, which allows you to leave the state. It’s important that when you renew your medical card, you make sure to tell the clinic you are an interstate state driver, not INTRAstate. Make sure to…

Resignation of our CEO

By Jennifer Werkowski | January 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Resignation of our CEO

Team Silverado,   Today I am tasked with the unpleasant duty of announcing the resignation of John Busskohl. Due to personal reasons, he has submitted his resignation effective January 31, 2018. John has drafted a personal letter explaining the reasons behind his departure and it is attached for your review.   We are going to…


By Jennifer Werkowski | January 19, 2018 | Comments Off on ANNUAL REVIEWS

Hi Everyone, Some of you have been receiving emails that your annual review of your driving record is coming up and you are electronically signing a form. Some of you are getting the alert very early when in fact it’s not due yet. There was something wrong with the computer system but we think we…


By Jennifer Werkowski | January 15, 2018 | Comments Off on TRIMBLE HOS REMINDER

Hi Everyone, Please keep this in mind when logging into Trimble, you MUST wait at least 8 hrs and 2 minutes after your 8 hrs off. If you log in too early it doesn’t register your time off. If you need to check your hours, it’s best to use your Trimble app on your phone…


By Jennifer Werkowski | January 12, 2018 | Comments Off on ACCIDENT PROCEDURE REMINDER

Hi Everyone, Just sending out another reminder about accidents and incidents and how to handle them. I have a attached the procedures and these procedures should be in your permit book along with the accident and incident forms. It is your job to make sure they are in your permit book at the start of…


By Jennifer Werkowski | December 13, 2017 | Comments Off on ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS

roadside inspections This is a reminder that roadside inspections need to be turned in with the rest of your paperwork. This is not something that gets stashed away on the bus or in the driver permit book.    


By Jennifer Werkowski | December 11, 2017 | Comments Off on PAPER LOGS

EXAMPLE OF A COMPLETED LOG Hi Everyone, I just wanted to share this example of a paper log in case you need to resort to one if the Trimble device were to stop working. Once you get used to using ELD’s, you’ll find out how quickly you forget how to do a paper log and…


By Jennifer Werkowski | November 21, 2017 | Comments Off on UBER AND LYFT DRIVERS

Just a reminder for those that have a second job, especially a driving job like Uber and Lyft, you need to be logging your hours and reporting your hours to Silverado. This is a requirement by the DOT and Silverado.   Thanks, Safety