Whether you’re just starting out in your trucking career or you’re an old hand by now, you’ll know that it can get lonely sometimes out on the open road. There’s always the radio to listen to and the promise of friendly faces at the next truck stop, but how do you fill your downtime? There could be a long wait between jobs, bad weather that forces you off the road for a while, or simply some time to kill in the late evening, but this ‘empty time’ can take on a whole new significance when trucking is your trade.
Modern trucks have incorporated a series of technological advances in order to reduce accident rates, and, incidentally, increase operational performance. Aspects such as geographical and climatic conditions, together with the state of the road infrastructure, are some of the factors that affect the conditions of operation of the trucks on a daily basis. Some of … Read moreRoad Safety: Technologies for Smooth Transportation