5 Keys to Space Cushion Truck Driving
For commercial truck drivers, the front seat of your truck is your office from which you provide our clients an important service. You make sure their products get from point A to point B or to wherever they need it to be.
While our temporary truck driving jobs offer you great flexibility, it also comes with the pressure and responsibility of needing to deliver, day in and day out, in an efficient and safe manner.
We want to make sure you’re always making safety your top priority while delivery our customer’s most important products.
5 KEYS to SPACE CUSHION TRUCK DRIVING
AIM HIGH in STEERING
a) a 15 second eye lead time provides advance warning
b) accurate decisions cannot be made without adequate information & time
GET the BIG PICTURE
a) Scan mirrors every 3 to 5 seconds
b) Minimum of 4 seconds following distance to maximize visibility
KEEP YOUR EYES MOVING
a) Keep your eyes moving at least every 2 seconds
b) Avoid a fixed stare
LEAVE YOURSELF an OUT
a) Surround yourself with space
b) A space cushion increases your time to deal with the unexpected
MAKE SURE THEY SEE YOU
a) Establish eye contact
b) When in doubt, use your horn, lights, & turn signals to communicate
Contracted Driver Services will provide you with the highest quality safety training to meet your expectations. Contact CDS today at 866.847.6536 or visit us at: http://www.cdsdrivers.com