Tips & Tricks

Before you start driving:

Plan your route Set your radio to the station you want Turn your cell phone to silent Finish your personal grooming Ensure your mirrors are in proper position Confirm your seat is in the correct position

For Using A Roundabout

Yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk Yield to traffic already in the roundabout Signal a right turn as you exit Stay off the centre island Get more information

Walking around forklifts

Listen for the sound of horns, backup alarms, etc. Look for flashing lights Walk safely with your head and eyes up (don’t stare at what’s in your hands) Stop and look both ways before entering a forklift lane Make sure the forklift driver sees you before proceeding

Top Load Securement Violations

Failure to prevent shifting/loss of load Failure to secure truck equipment (tarps, dunnage, doors, tailgates, spare tires, etc.) Damaged tie-downs (unacceptable wear on chain or cuts and tears on web straps) Insufficient tie-downs Loose tie-downs