Driver Safety

At Centerline, safety is our #1 priority. We want to educate our drivers on the latest news and stories in safety.

  • Preventing distracted driving as a truck driver

    Preventing distracted driving as a truck driver

    As a truck driver, there are quite a few things you can do to help lower these numbers and reduce your distractions while on the road for work. Here are a few to consider.

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  • Guidelines for vaccinated drivers

    Guidelines for vaccinated drivers

    Below are the current guidance from the CDC about vaccinated people, so you can help answer questions if they arise among your drivers.

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  • 5 ways to motivate drivers to follow your safety program

    5 ways to motivate drivers to follow your safety program

    You've dedicated numerous resources towards building comprehensive safety programs. But after all of this preparation, are you still seeing a disconnect between your safety program and your drivers?

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  • NPTC - March 2021 - Work Safety Zones

    NPTC - March 2021 - Work Safety Zones

    As a truck driver, you need to be particularly careful while traveling through work zones. Here are ways you can travel safe during work and construction zones.

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  • NPTC - February-2021-Managing-Driver-Fatigue

    NPTC - February-2021-Managing-Driver-Fatigue

    Fatigue can result when you do not get enough sleep or quality sleep, being awake for many consecutive hours or not getting enough sleep over multiple days. Use these tips to manage driver fatigue.

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  • Announcing our new Driver Safety Recognition Program

    Announcing our new Driver Safety Recognition Program

    Centerline Drivers want to recognize our safest drivers that go above and beyond. That’s why we’re so thrilled to announce our new Driver Safety Recognition Program.

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  • NPTC - January 2021 - International Roadcheck Results

    NPTC - January 2021 - International Roadcheck Results

    International Roadcheck is an annual 72-hour inspection and enforcement event to identify and remove unsafe commercial motor vehicles and drivers from roadways. Here are road check results from 2020.

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  • Staying vigilant against COVID-19

    Staying vigilant against COVID-19

    The reality is that numbers are spiking again and the potential for relief is still uncertain. With the holidays coming up, it is important to stay vigilant about protecting yourself from the virus.

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  • How to Safely Wear and Take Off A Mask

    How to Safely Wear and Take Off A Mask

    Masks are a simple barrier to help prevent your respiratory droplets from reaching others. Learn how to safely wear and take off a mask.

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  • Staying safe during the upcoming holiday season

    Staying safe during the upcoming holiday season

    ‘Tis the season to be wary. From weathering snow, sleet, ice and wind to fighting holiday traffic and working longer hours, truck driving during the holiday season is anything but merry and bright.

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  • Three Points of Contact Rule [Infographic]

    Three Points of Contact Rule [Infographic]

    You can reduce or prevent sprains and strains by following a simple 3-point rule when getting in or out of your truck.

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  • Staying safe in unprecedented times: Q&A with Jim Ledbetter, Safety Manger

    Staying safe in unprecedented times: Q&A with Jim Ledbetter, Safety Manger

    The last few months have been very trying for drivers, but no matter what safety is always a priority. We chatted with Centerline's safety manager, Jim Ledbetter, about how drivers can stay safe.

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  • Traveling safe in construction zones

    Traveling safe in construction zones

    For truck drivers, who encounter dangerous road situations as a regular part of their job, staying safe adds another layer. This is particularly true when it comes to navigating busy construction zone

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  • How safe are you: Pre-trip safety quiz

    How safe are you: Pre-trip safety quiz

    Here at Centerline, keeping our drivers safe is our number one priority. Use this quick checklist as a a tool to help your drivers double check their trucks to eliminate downtime and violations.

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  • [eBook] Your ultimate guide to driver safety

    [eBook] Your ultimate guide to driver safety

    While there are many factors that impact truck driving accidents including distracted driving and traffic—safety training and being prepare makes a huge difference to keep drivers safe

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  • Reducing collisions with fixed objects

    Reducing collisions with fixed objects

    There are many ways to prevent striking a fixed object when on the job. Eliminate your work tasks near fixed objects or avoiding installing fixed objects near paths of travel in the first place

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  • How to prevent pallet-related injuries

    How to prevent pallet-related injuries

    Pallet injuries are very common in industrial and warehouse settings as people often do not store them correctly or use them as stepping stools.  If you have a warehouse and store products on...

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  • Inattentional Blindness: What it is and how it impacts you

    Inattentional Blindness: What it is and how it impacts you

    Inattentional blindness or perceptual blindness is as a psychological lack of attention that is not associated with any defects or deficits.

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  • Are you prepared for spring driving? 5 tips to stay safe

    Are you prepared for spring driving? 5 tips to stay safe

    Winter may have released its icy grasp, but spring brings a new set of road condition issues. From weather to safety to maintenance, drivers can take these steps to keep them safe.

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  • How to Apply Snowchains Video6:48

    How to Apply Snowchains Video

    Watch our safety video with Coastal Pacific Food Distributors showing how to safely and effectively apply snow chains to truck tires. · Lay chains out next to tire and inspect for damage · Drape chai

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