4 ways to safely drive in high winds

Speed and control are important factors for truckers. When you add in weather conditions like high winds, carrying cargo can become even more challenging. Since trucks are taller than most vehicles, they are at risk of being caught in the wind. Picture a sail swaying back and forth. Losing control is not only dangerous for a trucker but also for the other vehicles on the road. However, if you’re safely able to continue while driving in windy conditions, here are four helpful tips: Slow down early Don’t wait until the last minute to slow down — or maintain a safe distance from other cars. Instead, gain a better understanding of wind speeds by looking at road signs. Monitor and control your speed as a proactive way of staying safe. Be mindful of your light-weight trailer Less weight is more dangerous on a windy day. If the trailer is light-weight, [...]

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