First of all, have a good truck insurance that covers all your needs on the road. It is possible to be cautious and drive wisely , but the roads can become very treacherous and the slightest mistake can turn into a serious incident.
In this way you will drive safely and efficiently on the road, especially in times of rain, wind, cold and snow where speed, safety distance, visibility, etc. must be taken into account.
A truck driver from the moment he gets into his truck must be with all five senses on the road, attentive to any kind of unexpected that may happen around him. In fact, with bad weather the danger is more likely to increase.
As we have commented previously, in these days of rain, snow, wind and fog, it is essential that the driver anticipates what happens in his environment at long distances, in situations in which the rest of the vehicles are not clearly visible. are on the road, visibility is lower, but it must be more intense to avoid accidents.
Another of the details that must be fulfilled is to communicate in advance any type of maneuver you carry out, avoiding abruptness and being convinced of each movement that is made.
To drive in winter it is important to enable the cabin to face any type of weather that you find yourself in on these dates. The ideal temperature to drive a truck for so many hours is between 20 ° C and 22 ° C.
If we increase that temperature inside a truck cabin, it is likely that you feel fatigued and drowsy , this would affect the way you drive and your attention. If this happens an accident could be the most normal thing to happen.
Another way to drive more comfortably is to wear appropriate clothing and supplies . To this we add some gloves and perfect footwear to be able to go out in case of being caught by the storm. Carrying a hobby is also essential if you cannot continue with the trip.
Ease Of Parking
Once you have arrived at the destination, to find parking, the connected truck will facilitate you where to park based on the closest place and that has the appropriate security. In this way, before arriving at the place where the merchandise is delivered, you already know where you can park for safety and proximity.
Thanks to all the connectivity these trucks have, everything that is carried out will be stored in an internal memory, everything will be recorded with the exact results, including any incidents that may arise.
It is also important to highlight the security cameras that are in this connected truck. Not only does it serve for the safety of drivers, it also retains all the images they have saved in case of accidents.
No more having to monitor rest hours by eye, thanks to these new technological methods it will be possible to do an exhaustive monitoring of the driving time that has been carried out.
Geolocation Of The Merchandise
With this function, it will be known at all times in which situation and what are the steps that the load takes during its journey from the origin to the destination the vehicle takes . The connected truck will also indicate the exact temperature it is supporting in the case of refrigerated trucks or to end the loss / theft of loads.
More Agile Procedures
With a traditional truck, when a load is delivered, a series of bureaucratic steps is necessary to ensure that the merchandise has been delivered, in how long it has taken and in the state in which it has been delivered.
With the truck connected, these problems are over since everything is registered and arrives directly at the central office that will confirm that the load has reached its destination correctly.