Farm Tractor Safety

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Farming has never been an easy occupation – long hours, non-cooperative weather, fickle commodity prices and the possibility of severe injury.  Agriculture is among the most dangerous industries with only transportation/warehousing and construction being more dangerous. Agriculture has the highest fatal work injury rate (24.4 per 100,000 full time workers) of all industries1. Among specific… Read more »

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Telematics: The Future is Now

Posted by & filed under Automobile, Safety, Vehicles & Equipment.

You have either started reading this blog because you know about telematics or you have no idea and want to find out. So, starting with the latter: Telematics is the branch of information technology that deals with long-distance transmission of computerized information.  Put in simple terms, telematics is the blending of wireless telecommunications like GPS,… Read more »

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Touchdown for Trucker Safety

Posted by & filed under Automobile, Laws & Regulations, Vehicles & Equipment.

Compliance, Safety and Accountability – or, “CSA 2010”.  When this regulation first rolled out to the trucking world (albeit in 2011), I found many of my trucking clients did not understand it, nor were hurrying to grasp its importance.  Everyone knew about and understood the safestats, which was the previous way the Federal Motor Carrier… Read more »

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