Safety

Driving in heavy fog is like driving while blindfolded. Fog is considered to be the most dangerous weather hazard there is for driving. Especially if it is exceptionally dense fog or combined with other adverse weather conditions. Foggy conditions are the number one cause of large...

Proper cargo securement is important for many reasons. A load that is properly secured is protected from damage to the cargo, and ensures the safety of the driver hauling the load and the safety those traveling around him or her. Loose cargo is dangerous and...

Drivers that drive defensively tend to have good driving habits. Here are some safe driving tips. Do a complete 360 inspection of your vehicle and the surrounding area before you get in the driver’s seat Buckle up and make sure your passengers are buckled Get your emotions in...

The Safety, Health and Environmental Team at PLH cares about your safety and well being away from work as much as we do while you are on the job. Holiday events and celebrations can be exciting times for family and friends to get together. These...

If you do a great deal of driving, whether it is to and from work daily, driving as part of your job or just driving for the family vacation, you know you can experience a lot of stress when behind the wheel. Dealing with poor...

When thinking of parking lots, most people don’t normally think of the potential hazards associated them. Parking lots are designed for vehicles not pedestrians yet, there are generally a significant amount of pedestrians in a parking lot. Pedestrian Safety in Parking Lots As a pedestrian in a...

This article continues to address different types of parking maneuvers along with a few tips you can practice so you can master each them. This is a word about general parking safety and awareness and a couple of things a driver can do to avoid...

Stopping the vehicle and leaving it unoccupied is called parking. There are many types of parking. This is the first of a series of Traffic Alerts which will address different types of parking maneuvers along with a few tips you can practice so you can...

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), has scheduled its annual ‘Operation Safe Driver Week’ for October 19-25, 2014. Safe Driver week activities are held in Canada, Mexico and the United States and supported by enforcement and industry professionals...