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Fueling Your Coach

By aaronbrookshire | May 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Fueling Your Coach

Host drivers, we want to make sure that you all know how to fuel your coach at a truck stop.  Remember, there are several cards to choose from.  We prefer you stop at Love’s truck stop and use the FTS card with the “L” on it.  Otherwise, use your Wex Card.  If for some reason Wex…

Latest News and Updates

By aaronbrookshire | May 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Latest News and Updates

Eagle Updates Host Drivers, Many of you are aware of the “TSS” system we are utilizing here at ECT.  TSS allows us to create and maintain records electronically, which makes processing data and paperwork much more efficient.  It also allows us to standardize safety training, orientation and more! We will be implementing TSS more and…

Welcome to your new SMS (Safety Management System)

By Post Master | March 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Welcome to your new SMS (Safety Management System)

Hello and welcome to your new SMS (Safety Management System). The message you are receiving is an email message with a link in it to a BLOG Post.  From time to time, you will receive these notifications, and by clicking the attached link, you will be taken directly to the BLOG Post. Please try clicking…

TSS Driver Qualification Basics

By Post Master | March 10, 2019 | Comments Off on TSS Driver Qualification Basics

Right Hand Squeeze

By Post Master | March 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Right Hand Squeeze

CMV Equipment theft and potential weaponization

By Post Master | September 27, 2017 | Comments Off on CMV Equipment theft and potential weaponization

Recently, a Motorcoach was stolen while idling at a pickup point for passengers. Two Motorcoaches were staged and waiting to be loaded with passengers when the first Motorcoach drove away. The vehicle was, as is common, left running while the driver was preparing to load passengers. The vehicle was boarded by a thief, and driven…

Driver Visual Awareness Slows During Conversations

By Post Master | August 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Driver Visual Awareness Slows During Conversations

A new study from the University of Iowa concludes that drivers engaged in a conversation — either over the phone or with a passenger — are slower to recognize and respond to a new object in their field of view. A conversation creates an “attention disengagement” lag, researchers found, which affects the driver’s ability to…

Staying Safe on America’s Freeways

By Post Master | July 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Staying Safe on America’s Freeways

Driving on a freeway is probably the safest driving any professional driver will ever do. You can generally travel long distances without stopping or without having to contend with intersections, narrow streets, bicycles and pedestrians. However, because of the higher speed and traffic volume, freeway driving requires a higher degree of driver awareness. Entering/Exiting Freeways…

Your Defensive Driving Formula

By Post Master | May 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Your Defensive Driving Formula

  No matter how much experience you have behind the wheel, there are always new hazards and situations waiting for you just around the next corner. You can prepare yourself to face these challenges by driving defensively. Defensive driving is about using your skills and knowledge to protect yourself against the unsafe acts of other…

Rail Road Crossing Safety

By Post Master | March 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Rail Road Crossing Safety

Due to recent events, this Rail Road Crossing Safety presentation is now available. Please take a few minutes to watch the presentation, as there are some dramatic illustrations about Rail Road Crossing Safety. You may need to click the link below to access this presentation depending on your device and Browser. Be safe out there!…