truck driving

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…

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…

Keeping the Route Scenic

Why our partnership with SmartWay is important Semi-truck fuel tanks can range in size from 125 to 300 gallons. That’s a lot of fuel when they’re full, which results in a lot of stress on the environment when empty. With countless semis traversing the country every year, it’s important to Veltri and our customers that…

FEDERAL ELECTRONIC LOG DEVICE MANDATE RINGS IN NEW YEAR

Every new year brings in new changes and this year is no different for the trucking industry. Since December 18, 2017, a law requiring that all carriers and drivers transition from using paper driver logs to electronic logging devices (ELDs) for tracking hours of service (HOS) has been in effect. It is the result of…

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…

Safety Measures That ALL Veltri Truck Drivers Take in Winter Weather

At Veltri, all of our drivers take cold winter weather incredibly seriously. It isn’t enough for us to reliably provide the service our customers need when they need it the most – we always strive to do so as safely as possible, too, no matter what Mother Nature happens to throw at us. With that…

Veltri mechanics provide regular maintenance on Veltri’s fleet

Veltri’s trucking equipment is some of the best in the industry. Most of our equipment is less than two years old, and our older tractors are limited to shorter trips. We have a comprehensive, in-house maintenance program and perform regular maintenance on all of our equipment. Veltri has a variety of tractors and trailers to…
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