Tanker trucks help to carry large quantities of liquids from one place to another. Whether they are transporting something as harmless as milk or as dangerous as gasoline, the truckers driving these rigs must ensure they are taking proper safety steps.
Road construction is an unavoidable part of life for anyone who regularly travels Missouri’s many roadways, and with new communities and thoroughfares popping up all the time, there is little chance of avoiding them entirely. Navigating your way through these work zones presents certain risks, however, and work zones are often a factor in auto accidents, injuries and fatalities.
If you are like most people who drive in Missouri, you have at times found yourself right next to a tractor trailer and realized just how small your standard passenger vehicle really is compared to those big rigs. The sheer size of these trucks is actually just one of the reasons that truck drivers, truck owners and trucking companies should put a strong emphasis on safe operation of vehicles.
Drivers are increasingly aware of the risks that result from distracted driving. Focusing on something other than the road, whether it is a breakfast burrito or your mobile phone, could spell disaster. As a responsible driver, you probably take every step possible to avoid distraction at the wheel. This may mean turning your phone to silent or placing it in the back seat.
Cooler fall weather may lead some people to pack away their motorcycle. However, many enthusiasts continue riding until the full brunt of winter hits. Fall riding can be incredibly enjoyable. There's nothing quite as beautiful as a cruise down country roads when the leaves start changing colors.