Tag: pilot cars

How Truckers and Pilot Car Drivers Can Beat the Summer Heat

Heat waves throughout the country are easily bringing temperatures over 100 degrees, which are no doubt affecting truckers, pilot car drivers, and your oversize truckload moves. This can put you and any traveling companions (like pets) at risk. Here are some ways for truckers and pilot car drivers to stay healthy during these summer heat… Read more »

6 Tips for Driving in Construction or Safety Zones

Orange cones and signs often mean slowing and delays, and though they can seem like a nuisance, they are there for a reason. Safety zones are more dangerous than other driving zones and therefore, require more attention than your average stretch of road. We’ve compiled some safety tips for driving in work or safety zones…. Read more »

10 Holiday Traffic Tips for Safe Holiday Driving

Around the holidays there’s more traffic on the road and roads can be slick from winter weather, causing truck drivers and their pilot car escorts to take extra precautions. Follow these 10 holiday traffic tips to make sure you reach your destination safely.   According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics 91 percent of holiday… Read more »

How Truck Drivers Can Stay Healthy While on the Road – American Diabetes Month

We all know we should eat well and exercise to stay healthy, but let’s be honest, it’s hard when you’re a truck driver. Especially when you’re on the road all the time. Since November is American Diabetes Month, we wanted to put together a list of quick, on-the-go, no-equipment-needed exercises and healthy fast food eating… Read more »

Escorting the Biggest Truck Loads Down the Road

Pilot Car Superload

You’re driving on the interstate and you see flashing lights. As you get closer, you realize that what you are seeing is a Marine Helo being hauled on a flatbed. It’s an incredible sight and takes a lot of planning.     Pilot Cars – Escorting the Biggest Truck Loads Down the Road   What… Read more »