28. Truck Driving Tips – Never Drink And Drive
This tip is one of the very obvious one and you are probably wondering why I am even mentioning this. But, I just simply can’t stress enough how important of a rule this is.
Never, ever, even in your worst nightmare don’t even think of drinking and then driving. If you do not appreciate your life then at list don’t ruin (or worst case scenario don’t end) someone else’s life.
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27. Truck Driving Tips – Always Have Survival Tools
Truck drivers spend more than 57 % of the time on the roads. Being on the road for a long time can mean all kinds of unpredictable situations so you should always be prepared with survival tools.
Here are some of the essential tools that each truck driver should have:
- Jumper Cables;
- Multi tool knife;
- Tire Iron and the jack;
- Fire Extinguisher;
- Spare Tire;
- Emergency Signaling Device;
- Rescue Tool;
- Extra Clothing;
- Extra food and drinks.
26. Truck Driving Tips- Drive Careful On Mountain Roads
The weather on the mountains is unpredictable, especially in wintertime. Always be ready for wind gusts and listen or watch the forecast for the zone you are traveling through.
Don’t stop in avalanche zones and obey posted rules. When traveling through mountains always have with you tire chains. They may be required for some of the dangerous routes in the mountains.