For motor carriers to be successful, it is crucial they establish a strong safety program and culture.
Joe Morten & Son assists motor carriers with their safety and loss control programs by providing additional resources to consider incorporating into their programs. Our Resource Hub provides critical resources covering crash and injury prevention, FMCSA compliance, risk management strategies, and more.
Uncover the risks of aggressive driving and its potential for causing serious harm. Reflect on ways to enhance your driving style for safer journeys.
Discover essential tips for safely backing a truck into a straight parking spot and avoid common accidents. Learn more about effective strategies to prevent losses for trucking companies.
Understand the dangers of distracted driving and the importance of maintaining full attention on the road. Learn how to minimize risks and avoid potential crashes.
Discover the Essential 7 Driving Techniques, identified by truck drivers as the most effective in preventing crashes. Gain insights from experienced professionals in the field.
Truck drivers, mechanics, and office workers identified the Essential 7 Work Practices for preventing workplace injuries.
Review and discuss essential fall driving hazards with drivers. A vital guide for dispatchers, driver managers, and safety personnel to ensure road safety.
Learn about fall hazards and defensive techniques to prevent serious injuries from elevated positions like trucks, ladders, or service pits.
Discover how to prevent critical crashes by recognizing hazards, understanding defenses, and reacting appropriately to avoid severe losses.
Learn the importance of maintaining proper following distance to prevent rear-end crashes and understand how to calculate the stopping distance required for a tractor-trailer.
Explore how dehydration leads to heat-related illnesses and consider ways drivers can keep themselves adequately hydrated.
Learn effective tips to help motor carriers tackle four types of loss exposures, particularly in winter, to prevent vehicle crashes and workplace injuries in severe weather.
Discover how recognizing hazards and applying defensive driving techniques can prevent lane change crashes. Reflect on improving your driving skills for safer lane changes.
Explore how personal protective equipment (PPE) provides an extra layer of safety when hazards can't be eliminated or reduced to acceptable risks. Learn how PPE can enhance your protection.
Learn how to prevent lane change crashes by identifying hazards and applying effective defensive driving techniques. Consult this guide to enhance your driving skills.
Learn to prevent rear-end crashes: recognize hazards, master defense tactics, and improve your driving style for safer journeys.
Discover how truck drivers can influence the frequency of roadside inspections. Learn actions to minimize attracting inspectors' attention and avoid violations and fines.
Learn to recognize hazards leading to slips and falls and understand strategies to reduce your risk of injury for better self-protection.
Improve your driving style by managing the space around your truck in congested traffic and crowded parking lots. Explore this guide for tips.
Explore how to enhance your driving style for winter conditions. Review this guide to understand the hazards and improve your alertness and reaction times.
Making money in trucking is hard, but sometimes keeping it is harder. Inspection violations, vehicle crashes, and driver turnover are just a few of the challenges motor carriers face.
Ensure safety by conducting a detailed pre-trip inspection and addressing any defects before hitting the road.
Discover how holistic risk management protects your business’s profitability and continuity by identifying and mitigating hazards.
Minimize distractions: stow your phone while driving, direct calls to voicemail, and safely pull over to respond to calls or texts.
Consider the benefits of hiring a safety director for motor carriers. Staying updated with evolving safety techniques and regulations is crucial for those not specialized in this field.
Learn how trucking companies can balance increasing revenue with controlling operating expenses, especially in a struggling economy, for better profitability.
Explore strategies for managing unavoidable financial risks in trucking to secure your company's long-term survival and success.
Discover how to reduce truck crash risks by effectively managing blind spots and vehicle space with the right equipment, training, and decision-making.
Explore Physical Damage insurance from Great West Casualty Company, offering flexible options like varied deductibles and catastrophe coverage to meet motor carriers' specific needs.
Discover the benefits of broadened Cargo insurance from Great West Casualty Company, tailored for motor carriers transporting cargo under a bill of lading or shipping receipt.
Choose a workers' compensation policy that understands truck drivers' unique challenges. Joe Morten & Son offers exceptional coverage through Great West Casualty Company.
At Joe Morten & Son, we offer the best trucking insurance options to protect your rig, cargo, and trucking business. Whether you're leased to a carrier or operating under your authority, we'll help you choose the right coverage.
Navigate the challenges of trucking with Joe Morten & Son's Choice Coverage® Plus. This comprehensive insurance package addresses the extensive needs of truck drivers, combining vital coverages in one solution.
Secure your trucking business with Commercial General Liability Insurance, safeguarding against claims such as bodily injury, property damage, and personal injury.