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Hours of Service for Reefer Truck Drivers

Hours of Service for Reefer Truck Drivers 5472 3648 TWT Refrigerated Van

Among the highest number of violations each year in the trucking industry are Hours of Service (HOS) violations. And if a reefer driver is cited for exceeding allowed on-duty time by as little as three hours, the personal fine could be $2,750, while the carrier…

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Reefer Tire Maintenance

Reefer Tire Maintenance 1296 792 TWT Refrigerated Van

Reefer drivers put more miles on their tires than average, every day drivers. Hauling billions of cargo pounds over billions of road-miles annually, professional drivers understand the importance of truck tire maintenance. INSPECTION Required before and after every trip, inspections cover hundreds of potential details.…

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5 Factors that Impact Stopping Distance

5 Factors that Impact Stopping Distance 670 438 TWT Refrigerated Van

Experienced truck drivers know that a truck’s stopping distance is much more complex than just response time and truck speed. There are five primary environmental factors that can impact stopping distance, and knowing how to respond to them is key to controlling your vehicle. Traction…

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How to prevent a jackknife

How to prevent a jackknife 2048 1152 TWT Refrigerated Van

It’s winter. That means inclement weather and slick road conditions. TWT Refrigerated Services is proud to employ the best truck drivers in the industry but, given the right conditions, even the best can find themselves threatened with a jackknifed reefer. Planning and prevention can reduce…

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