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Right Hand Squeeze

By Post Master | April 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Right Hand Squeeze

Controlled, Stab, Snub and Threshold Braking

By Post Master | April 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Controlled, Stab, Snub and Threshold Braking

Cutting Corners

By Post Master | April 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Cutting Corners

State of Mind: Attitude

By Post Master | March 18, 2019 | Comments Off on State of Mind: Attitude

Vehicle Control and Driving Position

By Post Master | March 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Vehicle Control and Driving Position

Don’t Let Drowsy Driving Ruin Your Holidays

By Post Master | November 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Don’t Let Drowsy Driving Ruin Your Holidays

The increased demands and activities of the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holidays, such as parties, family gatherings and shopping, means that drivers are often skimping on a good night’s sleep. Additionally, companies may put additional driving demands on drivers based on the busy holiday season. This translates into a particularly dangerous time of year…

Meet Winter’s Driving Challenges

By Post Master | November 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Meet Winter’s Driving Challenges

Winter driving comes with a host of challenges. With snowy conditions already popping up in parts of the country, now is a good time to review the proper techniques for operating in adverse conditions to help reduce winter driving risks: • Perform a thorough pre-trip inspection before any trip. The problems of traveling in winter…

CMV Equipment theft and potential weaponization

By Post Master | September 27, 2017 | Comments Off on CMV Equipment theft and potential weaponization

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…

Driver Visual Awareness Slows During Conversations

By Post Master | August 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Driver Visual Awareness Slows During Conversations

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…

Put down that cellphone; distracted-driving law is here

By Post Master | July 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Put down that cellphone; distracted-driving law is here

Washington state’s new distracted-driving law is now in effect. Here’s what you need to know to avoid a ticket: No more excuses, public-safety officials say, but would you actually be charged the $136 fine for violating Washington state’s new anti-distraction law, which takes effect Sunday? That depends on where you drive. The Washington State Patrol…