Tag: Share the Road
‘If cats and dogs drove trucks,’ or: Sharing yourself can make a difference
Gary Buchs talks breaking down barriers and building bridges in the community with school-sanctioned trucking safety events and other programs. More here.
September 15, 2020
Share the Road: Why do heavy combos slow down so much going uphill?
Next up in the "Share the Road" series, we'll be discussing why heavy combos slow down so much going uphill. Call us today and let Overdrive know your thoughts.
March 18, 2020
Share the road: Why do some tractors/trailers utilize wider single tires in place of the dual pair?
Latest 'Share the Road' series question: Why do some tractors/trailers utilize wider single tires in place of the dual pair? Share your knowledge on Overdrive.
March 10, 2020
Share the road: Do you have a preferred make and model of truck?
Next question in the 'Share the Road' series: your preferred semi-truck makes and models? Call and let us know your preference here on Overdrive.
March 6, 2020
Share the road: What’s the engine brake’s purpose, and how do you use it?
Overdrive is starting a series of questions about truck equipment and the first is all about engine brakes. Call us today and learn more here on Overdrive.
March 2, 2020
Credit where it’s deserved: Motorist says she’s alive today on account of a few good pros
Herewith one motorist who knows what it means to share the road. Two professional drivers’ training and composure “may be the reason I am alive,” wrote a reader of the Portland (Me.) Press-Herald, lauding the swift thinking and reaction of the pros.
March 12, 2019
‘Be pro out there’: More share-the-road resources
ATEF received a grant from the Office of Highway Safety. The grant allows ATEF to continue educating the public about safe highway behaviors around trucks.
February 14, 2019
Arizona ‘Share the road’ program for teens
New grants from the state allows the Arizona Transportation Education Foundation to continue a mission to advocate for highway safety through its highly acclaimed “Share the Road” and “Teens and Trucks” programs.
April 9, 2018
Arizona Trucking Association uses grant money to educate teens on driving around trucks
The goal is to educate motorists about sharing the road to reduce truck-involved crashes; expand public awareness of sharing the highways with trucks with oversized loads; and reach out to young drivers, senior citizens and others to educate them on how their driving actions around trucks can create unsafe traffic conditions.
July 25, 2017
FMCSA boosts education efforts to reduce highway fatalities
FMCSA is urging car drivers to stay out of trucks’ blind spots, make sure they can see truckers in the mirror before passing, not to cut in close in front of trucks, anticipate wide turns, avoid distractions and be patient when driving around trucks.
July 4, 2017
New ‘Share the road’ video aimed at motorists
As one commenter under FMCSA’s Facebook share of the new video put it: “This video needs to be a part of every high school’s drivers ed class.” Hear hear, driver.
November 15, 2016
Sharing the road: Ariz. funding education for teens around trucks
The Arizona Transportation Education Foundation announced the completion of a grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for its mission to advocate through its “Share the Road” and “Teens and Trucks” programs.
October 11, 2016
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