Roadside inspections are a necessary part of trucking. Sooner or later every truck is pulled in for an inspection. Proactively communicating with enforcement can benefit your fleet. In most cases officers will make a genuine effort to educate and work with carriers to improve highway safety. Steve Vaughn, the head of field operations for PrePass Safety Alliance and a former chief of enforcement for the California Highway Patrol, will explain how and why former a better relationship with law enforcement can help you not only improve your truck fleet’s
Warehouses, typically cleaner and quieter than a manufacturing facility, can nevertheless pose a series of hazards, many of which are not readily apparent to the naked eye. Employers in the warehouse and storage industry includes facilities focused on general merchandise, refrigerated goods, and other products, as well as establishments providing transportation and logistical services relating to goods distribution.
Monitoring and controlling for truck and fleet safety does more than build safer fleets. It goes miles toward mitigating the risk of major damages in lawsuits. In this session, we’ll cover the essentials for protecting your company from nuclear verdicts that can cost tens of millions of dollars.
Fleets have long sought to reduce vehicle speed to help prevent crashes and to reduce crash severity. Speed limiters represent the first level of intervention and have been commonly used for several decades. However, speed limiters only limit top speed (e.g., 65 mph) and do little or nothing to prevent speed crashes in areas with lower speed limits (e.g., school zones). Hence, fleets are exploring additional solutions to drive further reductions in claims costs.
The tools in the safety toolbox have changed dramatically over the past 10+ years. As fleets continue to explore and implement new technologies, the role of a safety professional and the skill sets required have also changed dramatically. This session will cover a variety of technologies, approaches, and best practices to improve your fleet's safety performance.
Routine tasks. Everybody does them. Yet in today’s world of trucking litigation, doing them or how you do them can be a potential detonator.
In this session, participants will: