Ultralift Helps Increase Worker Morale

This blog frequently focuses on the notion of reducing costs for truck fleet operators, particularly by reducing the instances of injuries and back problems from truck driving. But perhaps not enough emphasis is given to the simple matter of increasing … Read More

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Using Cost-Savings to Improve Truck Driving Technology

On Thursday morning, President Trump made headlines with a tweet targeting the relationship between Amazon and the United States Postal Service. He suggested that the USPS was allowing itself to be taken advantage of and should be charging much more … Read More

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Hand-Crank for Trailer Landing Gear: An Unnecessary Obstacle

In previous posts on this blog, we’ve talked a lot about the injuries that can result from lowering trailer landing gear without following proper drop and hook safety procedures. But while we’ve generally focused on stress injuries that result from … Read More

Trailer Driving Safety Compensates for Contraction of Workforce

The trucking industry lost about 100 jobs in the month of September, marking what some analysts believe may be the beginning of a negative outlook for the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. If they’re correct, that means … Read More

Not the Only Alternative to Hand-Crank Landing Gear, But The Best

If you look back only a few years, you should have little trouble finding press releases and review articles boasting about other technological solutions to the problem of trailer landing gear crank injuries. We have the utmost confidence that all … Read More

When is a Mistake not a Mistake in Drop-and-Hook Procedure?

If you’re not highly experienced as a truck driver, there’s a good chance that you have made (or will make) the mistake of lowering your trailer’s landing gear too far before taking on a load. If you don’t leave a … Read More

Trailer Landing Gear and the Future of Trucking Technology

TruckingInfo.com recently ran an article1 featuring input from Lars Stenqvist, the executive vice president of Volvo Group Trucks Technology, regarding “the tech that will drive the future of trucking”. Naturally, we were curious about how his vision might include the … Read More

Preventing Truck Driving Injuries Due to Repetitive Strain

When you think about workers’ compensation and job-related debilitating injuries, the first thing that comes to mind is probably a single, catastrophic event like a fall. But in fact, most workers’ comp cases have to do with repetitive stress injuries. … Read More