Truck Driving Tips

snow chain for semi trucks on a wheel in deep snow in winter road

Quick Guide to Snow Chains for Semi Trucks

Semi truck drivers may find putting chains on their trucks a hassle. Other drivers may never need to chain their tires. However, every truck driver should know how to put them on and how they work. You never know when snow, sleet, or ice can make a road impassable.  Why Use Chains? Using snow chains…
Semi Truck Being Refuelled with Diesel Close up with the Gloved Hand of the Truck Driver Holding the Fuel Nozzle and holding it in Place as He Fills up the Tank.

Tips to Ungel Diesel Fuel

Gelling of diesel fuel happens in winter temperatures and concerns all drivers who reside in extremely cold climates. Having the correct equipment on board is the key when you need to know how to ungel diesel fuel in an urgent situation. Winter seasons can be longer and harsher at times. As a result, most winter…
Blue and white semi truck driving down a county road to demonstrate the use of automatic semi truck

The Advantages of Driving an Automatic Semi Truck

The transportation industry is the backbone of America and the world. Without truck drivers, our modern economy could not exist and provide for us in the ways that it does today. This is why it has been heartening to see that many trucking companies have embraced updated equipment and more flexible policies in order to…
Refueling the 1000 liter gas tank of big truck.

Choose the Best Diesel Fuel Additive for Winter

Most U.S. drivers engage in various practices when preparing their vehicles for winter, ranging from acquiring snow tires and ice scrapers to mounting winter wiper blades. Improving the vehicle’s engine performance is another critical aspect that begins with choosing the right fuel additive. Here, the intent is to navigate icy roads effortlessly while battling the…
Truck Driver Using Radio To Contact Other drivers to talk about per diem for truck drivers

Everything You Need to Know About Truck Driver Per Diem 2021

  You work hard to make your money as a truck driver, but do you make every dollar count? Let’s face it, while you’re on the road, there are tons of expenses. First, you’ve got to eat, buy a few necessities, and, on a bad day, you might have a few incidental expenses. All these…
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Truckers Proud of Everyday Safety

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect America and the world, one thing has not changed:  the dedication of our nation’s truckers to everyday safety. We continue to deliver needed medical supplies, food and other merchandise that are needed by the American people.  As an industry that is in constant contact with the public, truckers…

Summer Wellness Tips for Truck Drivers

Being on the road can mean missing out on time with family, friends, and summer parties. The upcoming 4th of July holiday brings BBQ’s, fireworks, the celebration of our Independence, and of course fun activities like sparklers! Veltri drivers are lucky enough to be home for most of these important events, but we know that…

Holiday Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

The AAA predicts, “that more than one-third of Americans will travel this holiday season. The record-breaking 112.5 million travelers taking to the nation’s runways, roads and rails for the year-end holidays represents a 4.4 percent increase over last year .” This means possible delays, traffic congestion,and impaired or distracted drivers, all combined with the unpredictable…

The 5 Keys to Reduced Stress Driving

If done with the wrong mentality, operating a CVM on the public roadway can be a high stress job. Excessive stress can manifest as road rage and aggressive driving if not managed properly. As the face of our company, we always expect all our drivers to operate safely and with the highest level of professionalism.…

Truck Driver Safety and Compliance – Don’t make yourself a target!

Driver safety and compliance are vital in our industry today. When an inspector pulls a truck for inspection their main objective is to remove unsafe vehicles and drivers from the public roadway. They are also looking to ensure that both truck and driver are in full compliance with federal regulations. If you aren’t in compliance…