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CHP LETTER REGARDING PRE-TRIP INSPECTIONS

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HI, I wanted to share a letter that was sent to us from the CHP to make all of you aware that there could be someone watching you. Even though this is from the CHP (California Highway Patrol) doesn’t mean that the other states don’t have officers watching. I know there are drivers that get […]

FUEL CARDS

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Just a reminder that a part of your pre-trip would be checking to see if you have fuel to start the trip, a fuel card for fueling the bus after the trip,  all the paperwork needed for the trip, as well as verifying your work ticket is correct, any permits you might need, toll pass […]

New Operations Manager in Las Vegas

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Good morning all,   It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Shelley Crane as Operations Manager of our Las Vegas Terminal. We have a great opportunity to build our business in Las Vegas and we look forward to Shelley taking us to the next level. We are delighted to welcome her […]

Yosemite

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Before starting a trip drivers should make sure Their tire chains will fit the drive tires. Check the chains for broken hooks, worn or broken cross-links, and bent or broken side chains. Drivers should learn how to put the chains on before they need to do it in snow and ice. While a number of […]

CMV Equipment theft and potential weaponization

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Recently, a Motorcoach was stolen while idling at a pickup point for passengers. Two Motorcoaches were staged and waiting to be loaded with passengers when the first Motorcoach drove away. The vehicle was, as is common, left running while the driver was preparing to load passengers. The vehicle was boarded by a thief, and driven […]

Winter is coming, get prepared to CHAIN UP!

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Hello, Silverado drivers winter is upon us with snow falling in some areas. Please remember that part of your pre-trip requirements is to check for chains and required items to drive in snow or slick environments. Here is a specially prepared video addressing chains and socks, please review this video and remember that it is available to you […]

Driver Visual Awareness Slows During Conversations

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A new study from the University of Iowa concludes that drivers engaged in a conversation — either over the phone or with a passenger — are slower to recognize and respond to a new object in their field of view. A conversation creates an “attention disengagement” lag, researchers found, which affects the driver’s ability to […]

Staying Safe on America’s Freeways

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Driving on a freeway is probably the safest driving any professional driver will ever do. You can generally travel long distances without stopping or without having to contend with intersections, narrow streets, bicycles and pedestrians. However, because of the higher speed and traffic volume, freeway driving requires a higher degree of driver awareness. Entering/Exiting Freeways […]

Your Defensive Driving Formula

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No matter how much experience you have behind the wheel, there are always new hazards and situations waiting for you just around the next corner. You can prepare yourself to face these challenges by driving defensively. Defensive driving is about using your skills and knowledge to protect yourself against the unsafe acts of other drivers, […]

Rail Road Crossing Safety

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Due to recent events, this Rail Road Crossing Safety presentation is now available. Please take a few minutes to watch the presentation, as there are some dramatic illustrations about Rail Road Crossing Safety. You may need to click the link below to access this presentation depending on your device and Browser. Be safe out there! […]