Driving Safety

Attracting and Retaining the Next Generation of Truck Drivers

According to the American Trucking Associations, there was a shortage of truck drivers last year that surpassed 60,000. That number is expected to grow to 160,000 by 2028. With the average age of a commercial truck driver at 55-years-old and with more baby boomers retiring from the trucking industry every year, it’s so important to…

Keeping our Truck Drivers Safe During the COVID-19 Crisis

For nearly three months the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged our country and many other countries all over the world, resulting in several deaths, hospitalizations, and closed businesses and schools. It’s also forced us to adjust to a new way of living with government-issued stay-at-home orders. This unprecedented situation also has led to a tremendous surge…

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 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…

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…

Simple Stress Relief Strategies for Truck Drivers

Even though our dedicated and professional Veltri truck drivers enjoy the relaxed comfort of their own homes at the end of a long workday, being a commercial truck driver is definitely not a stress-free occupation. Serving a region that contains some of the “snowiest cities in the United States” brings numerous weather-related challenges. Add to…
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