Time To Discuss Summer Driving Hazards


It cannot be overstated: a motor carrier’s operations staff is essential to preventing vehicle crashes. Dispatchers, driver managers, load planners, and safety personnel all play critical roles because they have the most contact with drivers. This gives them a unique opportunity to regularly raise hazard awareness with drivers and keep safety in the forefront of their minds.

With summer upon us, operations staff should refresh their knowledge of the seasonal hazards that come with this time of year and remind drivers of them as well. Below is a list of common summertime hazards. Read the list and complete the “Call to Action” recommendations.