AVOID THE "SUPER TRUCKER" MENTALITY
Every driver at some point gets the "Super Trucker" mentality and it has become a long running joke across the trucking industry.
As a professional driver you should be very aware that driving a truck presents many challenges on a daily basis. Whether you've been driving for 30 years or 30 months you are sure to encounter new situations day in and day out.
It's crucial that you fight off the complacency of routine tasks and push yourself to be a better driver each and every day.
One of the things that seems to get skipped over more often than not is one of the most important tasks you should be doing.
Many of you have seen this across the industry as well as here, but how many of you actually do it? Backing a truck and trailer is one of the most dangerous things you will do, and many of you will do it multiple times a day. It can also be one of the most expensive things you can do. The easiest way to protect yourself is to slow down and..
(GET OUT AND LOOK)
...as many times as it takes.
The space and things around you change constantly and being aware of your surroundings is important in saving you time and saving all of us money in costly repairs.