Driving Practices

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…

Summer Safety Tips & Memorial Day Wishes from Veltri

The month of May is here bringing with it warm summer weather and lots of travel for Memorial Day weekend. Not only is Memorial Day weekend one of the busiest travel times of the year, summer driving in general means truck drivers benefit from an additional focus on safety. In fact, AAA predicts they will…

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.…

Stay Healthy – Tips for Regional Truck Drivers

Veltri drivers are some of the luckiest in the industry because they get to eat breakfast and lunch at home every day. As regional drivers, they have an opportunity to cook and eat more meals in their own kitchen ensuring a higher nutritional quality than long-haul drivers who are forced to choose between fast food…

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…

Spring (and Summer) Forward

A safety refresher for the warm months We’re a bit biased, but there’s nothing quite like America in the summertime. The windows come down, the highways stretch through fields of green and the sunsets hang lazy in the sky. It’s enough to make anyone want to turn up the music a bit louder and hit…

The Best Kept Secret to Keeping Your Company Drivers Happy

Driver retention is a constant battle for trucking companies. Truckers come and go from carrier after carrier, and this is a drain for company budgets and driver morale. What can you do as a trucking employer to reduce driver turnover? Start by ensuring your truck drivers are happy. Although these logistical conditions don’t necessarily apply…

Proper Truck Maintenance is Key to Efficient Operations

A truck is a large and highly complicated machine with many different systems—all of which work together to make the machine able to move over 40 US tons on a single load. Trucks move over eleven billion tons of goods in the United States alone each year and are indispensable to manufacturing and construction. One…
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