Safety

Trucking Safety an Ongoing Battle for Trucking Companies

Posted on August 27, 2015

Trucking Safety an Ongoing Battle for Trucking Companies

At any given time, motorists find themselves surrounded by one of the 130 million semi trucks registered in the U.S. They’re on the road in the daytime, as well as late into the nighttime hours. As a recent Star Tribune article highlighted, the trucking industry has serious concerns about the safety of the trucks on the road. A variety of factors come into play, from the condition of the trucks themselves to the ability of each driver to navigate tricky situations. At SAV Transportation Group, we are strongly committed to safety, helping...

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4 Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

Posted on March 16, 2015

4 Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

While the worst of winter may only hit isolated areas of the country with each incident, truck drivers often experience all of it. Spending their workweeks on the open road means driving through rain, snow, and ice on a regular basis. So many businesses rely on truck drivers to get items from one point to another, even the worst snowstorm generally doesn’t slow them down. But every winter, truckers brace themselves for the obstacles the weather will present. Whether you’re a new driver or preparing for your 20th anniversary of winter...

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3 Apps for Truck Drivers

Posted on March 16, 2015

3 Apps for Truck Drivers

Drivers spend hours on the open road, often only accessing the Internet through a smartphone. At the same time, they’re expected to keep costs low while making good time throughout each trip. Luckily, there are numerous apps available that can make that easier. All a driver needs is a mobile device and a good wireless carrier. While there are a variety of apps that can be used to stay in touch with friends and family while on the road, these apps are specific to helping truckers get from Point A to Point B as efficiently as possible....

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Deep Fried Turkey Anyone?

Posted on November 26, 2013

Deep Fried Turkey Anyone?

In recent years deep-frying turkeys has become increasingly popular but can be very dangerous as they have a high risk of tipping over, overheating, or spilling hot oil. That could lead to fires, burns, or other injuries. Here are 5 dangers associated with deep frying a turkey.

  • Units can easily tip over, spilling hot cooking oil over a large area.
  • An overfilled cooking pot or partially frozen turkey will cause cooking oil to spill when the turkey is inserted.
  • A small amount of cooking oil coming into contact with the...

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  • Work Zone Awareness April 15th-19th

    Posted on April 12, 2013

    Work Zone Awareness April 15th-19th

    The DOT will be paying special attention to work zones April 15th-19th so make sure you slow down and travel safely through construction areas whether you can see workers or not. Work zone fines tend to double in most states so it’s important everyone takes the extra safety precautions starting with reducing your speed below the posted work zone limits.

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