Truck Drivers, The New Everyday Heroes

Many of us would like to turn a blind eye to the sex trafficking that occurs both in our area and around the world every day. However, whether we acknowledge the problem or not, it does exist. Recently, a new campaign called Truckers against Trafficking has been released that allows truck drivers to play an active and rather large role in the prevention of sex trafficking. The truck driving industry is one of the main “audiences” of sex trafficking and [...]

A Message on Distracted Driving

Distracted driving continues to play an increasing role in the number of crashes and fatalities on the road. We live in an era that constantly pulls our attention in various directions, and although we may feel that being born in this era has allowed us the ability to multi-task, the statistics prove otherwise. In 2016, three Tennessee Department of Transportation (TNDOT) workers were killed in work zone/incident response crashes. These men were struck and killed by passing motor vehicles. [...]

Road Etiquette: Sharing the Road with Truck Drivers

Whether you’re commuting to work or school, running errands, or taking a road trip, driving is a means to an end for most of us; but for truck drivers, the road is their office. When we share their work environment, there are many ways for us to ensure their safety as well as our own. Be aware of their blind spots. Nearly one-third of fatal car and truck accidents when a vehicle is in a truck’s blind spot. Be aware [...]

Freezing Temperature Maintenance

Tonight, January 19th, is the coldest night of the year so far with the temperatures hitting below zero in the upper Midwest and hovering in the single digits in the South.  Drivers, please make sure you are using fuel additive before you fuel.  The fuel additives can be found at all TLD locations as well as all Truck Pro locations. One quart bottle of PS 1025-12 will treat up to 100 gallons and must be added once temperatures go below 25 [...]