Sanitary Transportation Rule

Sanitary Transportation Rule

In 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food. The purpose of this rule is to protect farm-to-table foods by ensuring safe practices to avoid... Read More
Driver Road Tests

Driver Road Tests

How can you determine an applicant’s true driving skills? Is licensing really enough? Until you’ve seen the applicant behind the wheel, there’s no telling on how well they will be able to handle one of your trucks… which leads us to, a driver road test. In this... Read More
Operation Safe Driver Week

Operation Safe Driver Week

This week, July 11-17, is Operation Safe Driver Week. This outreach initiative and safe driving awareness program is scheduled by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). The goal is to improve driving behaviors and provide education to both commercial motor... Read More
Freedom While on the Road

Freedom While on the Road

The traditions of the Fourth of July date back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 2nd, 1776 the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence. From... Read More
Preventing Rollovers

Preventing Rollovers

As a hazmat driver, it’s extremely important to prioritize safety while on the road. There are many reasons as to why a hazmat truck accident is more dangerous than other kinds of truck accidents. Rollover accidents that involve hazardous materials could potentially... Read More
Tips for Driving in Severe Weather

Tips for Driving in Severe Weather

While we may not have to worry about snow and ice during the summer, we do have other severe weather to deal with in the Midwest. Unfortunately, truck drivers have to face all sorts of unfavorable conditions while on the road, like rain, lightning, hail, wind, and... Read More
National Safety Month

National Safety Month

As set by the National Safety Council, June is recognized as National Safety Month. Even though safety is a priority all year round at Liquid Trucking, we’d like to take the opportunity this month to identify some common safety risks in trucking and how to avoid them.... Read More
Top FMCSA Violations of 2020

Top FMCSA Violations of 2020

In continuation of our Summer Safety Program, we’ll be discussing the top Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) violations of 2020. According to last year’s audits reported by the Department of Transportation, only 7 percent of motor carriers completed... Read More
Summer Driving Tips

Summer Driving Tips

Summer is here! While we may be done with snow and ice for a while, it doesn’t mean that truck drivers can ignore road and weather conditions altogether. There are still plenty of obstacles that truck drivers will have to face while on the road. In this blog, we’ll... Read More
Driver Shortage in the Trucking Industry

Driver Shortage in the Trucking Industry

This past year has been tough for the economy, but those in the trucking industry are feeling the pressure. It’s not because there’s not enough work or equipment, but because there are not enough drivers willing to do the job. The trucking industry has struggled with... Read More