Good practice in the behavior of truckers

Before driving:

  • Check the engine oil level, braking system, as well as coolant fluids within the allowed limits
  • Do you have enough fuel in the tank? Def?
  • Does the electrical signaling correct?
  • Does the braking device and control device correct?
  • Do you have the mandatory equipment for trucks for road traffic?
  • Do you have a driver’s license, truck paperwork, trailer paperwork?
  • Be sure that you are mentally and physically ready to drive, and the truck is safe for driving.

While driving:

  • Focus on driving, think about your own and the actions of other traffic participants, minimize routine behavior.
  • See and read traffic signs and other traffic signs, think about the information, obligations, and orders that traffic signaling communicates, apply the received driving information, consider why it matters.
  • Bring the truck’s driving technique and to a level so that you can also be a safe participant in traffic and enjoy driving.
  • Monitor and evaluate the behavior of other traffic participants.
  • Monitor the engine, the indicators on the instrument panel.
  • When making a DOT break, make sure there are no changes to the truck that could affect driving safety.

After driving:

  • Visually inspect the truck briefly and ensure the same from self-turning.
  • Physically make the truck safer by locking and activating the protective systems.
  • Leave the keys and documents in a safe place.

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In case of breakdown:

  • Park the truck outside the pavement, and in the event that there are no spatial possibilities along the right edge of the carriageway.
  • Wear a light-colored waistcoat and mark your vehicle (include all four direction indicators and place a safety triangle) and call the office or Road Service.

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