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Top 29 anti-hijacking tips for truck drivers

Posted by NOSA on Feb 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Although you probably already have security procedures and cameras in place, there remains a need to further educate your employees on how to prevent a hijacking. Some commercial vehicles (such as pick-up and delivery trucks, tractors and trailers, armoured vehicles, mail and package delivery vehicles, etc.) can be especially vulnerable to hijacking attempts. Today we offer advice on the safety procedures your drivers can use to avoid being involved in a hijacking.

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Topics: road safety, Tips, Safety training, driving safety, Emergency tips, long-haul driving, driver training

Causes of driver fatigue and how to spot the most common signs

Posted by NOSA on Jan 29, 2018 11:45:00 AM

Driver fatigue is a common danger for long-haul drivers. Driving while exhausted significantly increases the risk of a crash – it makes us less aware of what is happening on the road and impairs our ability to respond quickly and safely if a dangerous situation arises. In fact, it is believed to contribute to 30% of road crashes. That’s one out of every three road accidents.

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Topics: driving safety, fatigue management, long-haul driving, driver training

Checklist: How to find an accredited driver training company

Posted by NOSA on Jan 25, 2018 9:45:00 AM

You understand the advantages of using an accredited training school to train your drivers… but where do you start? If this is your first time looking for a training company with the right fit for your drivers’ needs, the task could be daunting – and exhausting.

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Topics: training, driving safety, long-haul driving, driver training

The advantages of accredited driver training

Posted by NOSA on Jan 22, 2018 11:05:00 AM

Continuing with our series on safety and your long-distance drivers, we review the advantages of provided accredited training to your drivers, taking a look at the pros and cons.

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Topics: driving safety, long-haul driving, driver training

27 top tips for long-distance truck drivers

Posted by NOSA on Jan 18, 2018 10:30:00 AM

We continue to help you help your long-haul drivers with these top 27 tips. Remember – you needn’t adopt every one if they don’t all apply to your specific business model. Adopt and adapt as you see fit!

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Topics: driving safety, long-haul driving

How to keep your drivers safe whatever the weather

Posted by NOSA on Jan 15, 2018 12:05:00 PM

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With droves of people making the trip home this month from their holidays, it seems like a good time to drill down into driver safety. Today’s article deals specifically with keeping everyone safe in all kinds of weather.

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Topics: driving safety, bad weather

How to celebrate your new year safely

Posted by NOSA on Dec 28, 2017 1:15:00 PM


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Topics: New Year, Holiday, driving safety, Safety tips, Holiday safety

The most dangerous driving habit – and it’s no longer drinking

Posted by NOSA on Aug 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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Topics: Occupational Health and Safety, Safety, Safety training, driving safety

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