5 Simple Steps to Roadway Safety During Wet Weather

  They say April showers bring May flowers, whatever the case, Spring’s beautiful flowers are often proceeded by wet weather. Wet weather can create hazardous conditions on the roadway. Below are 5 simple steps to roadway safety during wet weather. Every year, an average of 5,748,000 vehicle crashes occur in the U.S., according to data… Read more »

Commercial Vehicle Safety. It’s What We’re Thinking About.

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Over a 72-hour period, CVSA-certified commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and their drivers. Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. This year’s focus… Read more »

Women in Trucking

We are always happy to hear exciting news about women in trucking. NSC Technologies would like to extend a warm congratulates to Andra Rush, winner of the Women in Trucking Association’s 2017 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award. Andra has been honored extensively for her innovative job creation and manufacturing ingenuity. Rush is chair and CEO… Read more »

“Keep the Shiny Side Up and the Muddy Side Down”

“Keep the shiny side up and the muddy side down,” is an old trucker saying that means in dry or sloppy weather, drivers kept trucks upright and on or near the roadway. It doesn’t mean a truck never got away from me. That happened in the wee hours of a late winter morning, when heavy snow and… Read more »

Michigan Approves New Legislation to Raise Speed Limits on Roadways

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has signed new legislation that could eventually increase speed limits on certain roadways and also includes an increase from 60 to 65 mph for commercial trucks. The bills, HBs 4423-2227, will allow the speed limit to be raised to 75 mph on 600 miles of freeways and up to 65… Read more »

Winter Driving: These Three Top Tips Could Save Your Life!

Winter is a beautiful time of year in some part’s of the country. Who doesn’t love snow-capped mountains and icicles hanging from tree branches? Winter can also be a very dangerous time of year. If you plan on driving during the winter for work or pleasure it pays to practice a few safe driving tips… Read more »

Distracted Driving: A Growing Issue

We all know that hand-held mobile devices can be the biggest cause of driver distraction. But, did you know that there are many other things going on in the cab that can also distract truckers from keeping their eyes on the road? In this post we will take a look at the growing issue of… Read more »

Why Trucking is a Safe Bet for Military Veterans

Safety isn’t just a buzzword in the trucking industry — it’s a lifestyle. It has to be, for a reason more than familiar to military veterans: neglecting safety comes with consequences. Fortunately, veterans transitioning into trucking will find a familiar and enduring commitment to safety. The statistics prove it. According to the American Trucking Association,… Read more »

Top Tips for Choosing a Truck Driver Staffing Firm

Companies in the market for a reliable firm to manage their truck driver staffing are looking for a way to save money and hassle. One thing they aren’t looking for is extra headaches because they chose an inferior staffing company. With their reputation on the line every time a truck bearing their name is on… Read more »