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5 Winter Driving Tips for Truck Drivers

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We recently just experienced the first snow up here in the Pacific Northwest. While the autumn weather is becoming harsher, the air is crisp. This means one thing – winter is here. Yes, winter is a beautiful season with the idyllic carpet of fresh snow,…

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Essential Tools for Truck Drivers on the Road – Part 2

Essential Tools for Truck Drivers on the Road – Part 2 1920 960 TWT Refrigerated Van

Part 2 is here! We are talking about some essential tools that every TW Transport Refrigerated and Heavy Haul Driver needs. Here’s part 2 of our ongoing series, “Essential Tools for Truck Drivers on the Road.” Spare Cell Phone Instead of throwing away an old…

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Essential Tools for Truck Drivers on the Road – Part 1

Essential Tools for Truck Drivers on the Road – Part 1 1920 960 TWT Refrigerated Van

Fall is here! That means making sure your truck is stocked with some essential tools that every TW Transport reefer van or heavy haul driver needs. Here’s part 1 of our ongoing series, Essential Tools for Truck Drivers on the Road. Large water jug with…

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Easy Food Hacks for Truck Drivers on Long Hauls

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Life on the road can be challenging, but there are some simple ways to offset its effects.  Making good health decisions and maneuvering the open road is a lot to balance for truck drivers. Poor health decisions for Over-the-road and Regional route truck drivers can…

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Fall Driving Tips for TW Transport Drivers

Fall Driving Tips for TW Transport Drivers 1920 960 TWT Refrigerated Van

As we enter the fall season, truck drivers across the country are making important adjustments to their rigs and driving habits. To stay safe during the fall season, truck drivers should understand the following hazards and check out the Fall Driving Tips for Refrigerated and…

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Why Truck Drivers Are Choosing TWT Refrigerated

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TWT Refrigerated Service has been hauling what builds & feeds America since 1973! Today we are still keeping the country running with great drivers like you behind the wheel. Refrigerated trucking companies provide a valuable service to our country. By transporting fresh produce, groceries, medical…

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Hours of Service for Reefer Truck Drivers

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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

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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

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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

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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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