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Don Taylor has been a professional driver since March 1985.  In 1994 he made the jump to driving tractor trailers, and has accumulated over 3.5 million miles, including over 4 years of driving turnpike doubles in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.  He is currently hauling flat decks across North America.
Loading refrigerated freight is far more driver demanding than loading a simple van trailer.  When you’re dispatched to load refrigerated freight, ensure your dispatcher has given you the temperature required.  Since most refrigerated freight is food products, ensure the...
When picking up preloaded refrigerated freight, it is imperative that you check, double check and even triple check that the temperature the reefer is set at matches what the paperwork says, and that the box (interior) temperature is within...
Maintaining a safe driving distance is first and foremost in being a safe driver.  Not only does it allow you the space needed to stop if needed, it also gives you time and space to avoid any unexpected issues...

Pre Trip Planning

Proper pre-trip planning is essential to avoiding delays caused by weather, road construction and traffic congestion among other things.  In this day and age, there are many tools at our disposal to plan the best route to avoid such...

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