Safety

Truck Driving Safety Tips: Space Management and Proper Following Distance

By Nick Economu Aug 4, 2016

Having adequate following distance is one of the key truck driving safety tips. Here's an important refresher on how to safely manage space on the road.

10 Tips for Driving Safely in Road Construction Zones

By Herb Moring Jul 12, 2016
Whether you've driven for decades or just got your driver's license, these road construction zone tips are important reminders so everyone gets home safely.

6 Tips to Prepare a Truck Driver Emergency Action Plan

By Sharon Nader Jun 30, 2016

Life happens, which is why it's vital for truck drivers to be prepared if something happens at home while you're on the road. A plan gives you peace of mind.

Behind the Scenes Video as a Schneider Chicago Intermodal Truck Driver

By Lance Underwood Jun 15, 2016
Schneider offers a wide variety of Intermodal driving opportunities in Chicago. Watch these five short videos to help you make an informed career decision.

Infographic: 9 Things Inspectors Will Look For During CVSA Roadcheck 2016

By Andrea Sequin Jun 3, 2016
Truck drivers, it's that time of year. CVSA Roadcheck 2016 is June 7-9. Use this post —with accompany infographic and video — to make sure you’re ready.

National Safety Month: How Schneider Puts Drivers First With Safety in Mind

By Tom DiSalvi Jun 1, 2016
Schneider has technologies and features in place to keep its drivers safe and accident-free on the road. Learn more about them and how they work.

6 Truck Driving Tips From Experienced Truckers

By Sharon Nader May 9, 2016
Truck driving is a lifetime skill many talented drivers and trainers have refined into an art form. Learn from their experience, wisdom and advice.

Infographic: Surprising Distracted Driving Facts, How to Make Our Roads Safer

By The Schneider Guy Apr 28, 2016
The danger of distracted driving is something everyone needs to be aware of every month, every day and every time you get behind the wheel.

Inside Schneider's Diesel Technician Safety Training and Work Environment

By Jim Von Lanken Apr 18, 2016
At Schneider, our number one core value is Safety First and Always. Here's what that looks like in our maintenance shops — in training and every day.

Everything Truck Drivers Should Know About Daylight Saving Time

By The Schneider Guy Mar 11, 2016
Daylight Saving Time (DST) can have a big effect on truck drivers, from sleep, to logging, to safety. Here’s everything truckers need to know about DST.

5 Tips for Backing up a Tractor-Trailer Safely

By The Schneider Guy Feb 15, 2016
Arguably one of the hardest skills for new truck drivers to learn is backing up safely. We pulled together all the best advice from experienced drivers.

Cautionary Video: Why Truck Drivers Should Wear Ice Cleats

By Dan Drella Jan 15, 2016
About 30% of tractor-trailer driver injuries result from slips and falls. Ice cleats have made a significant impact at Schneider. The video and data prove it.