Welcome to our companies!

A message from Executive Vice President Jordan Kolb.

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions

From time-to-time new and experienced drivers ask us to explain important safety, administrative, PeopleNet, and pre-trip procedures. The short videos presented below are intended to answer some of those most frequently asked questions.

Pre-trip Inspections

These videos demonstrate thorough inspection of both truck and trailer.

  • Introduction to Pre-Trip Inspections
  • #1: Comprehensive Pre-Trip Inspection
  • #2: Checking the Oil
  • #3: Left-side inspection
  • #4: Inspecting the suspension
  • #5: Inspecting the front
  • #6: Engine right side
  • #7: Inspecting the fuel injectors
  • #8: Right-side coolant inspection
  • #9: Inspecting the brakes
  • #10: Brake slack adjustors
  • #11: ABS brake inspection
  • #12: Comprehensive brake inspection
  • #13: Inspecting the inside of the cab
  • #14: Continuing the inspection of the right side
  • #15: Inspecting tandems
  • #16: Comprehensive look at inspecting tandems
  • #17: Inspecting the back of the trailer
  • #18: Inspecting the left side of the trailer
  • #19: Inspecting the fifth wheel
  • #20: Lights, signals, and four-ways

Safety Videos

Videos # 21 – 23 show demonstrations of important safety measures. The contents of the videos are as follows:

  • #21: Engaging and disengaging
  • #22: Entering and exiting the cab – three points of contact
  • #23: Raising and lowering tandem gear

Driver Paperwork

Videos #24 – #26 explain the importance and how-to’s of driver paperwork

  • #24: Welcome
  • #25: OS&D
  • #26: Other driver paperwork

PeopleNet

Videos #27 – #31 demonstrate how to use PeopleNet

  • #27: Logging in, correcting, and certifying ELD entries
  • #28: Load assignments, load details and messaging
  • #29: Completing a load at destination
  • #30: Messaging through the console and transmitting E-logs to a DOT inspector
  • #31: Driver Log Overview

Introduction to Pre-Trip Inspections

Introduction to Pre-Trip Inspections

#1: Comprehensive Pre-Trip Inspection

A thorough pre-trip inspection includes these steps.

#5: Inspecting the front

A walk around the front of the truck

#8: Right side coolant inspection

#9: Inspection of brakes

#10: Brake slack adjusters inspection

#11: ABS brake system inspection

#12: Comprehensive brake inspection

#13: Inspecting the inside of the cab

#14: Continuing the inspection of the right side

#15: Inspecting Tandems

#16: A comprehensive look at at inspecting tandems

#17: Inspecting the back of the trailer

#18: Inspecting the left side of the trailer

Continuing the walk around the truck and trailer

#21: Safety – Engaging and disengaging the fifth wheel

Engaging and disengaging the fifth wheel doesn’t have to be complicated. Doing it correctly is very important!

#22: Safety – Entering and Exiting

Watch a demonstration of three points of contact for entering and exiting the cab.

#23: Safety – Landing Gear

Learn how to safely raise and lower landing gear.

#24: A welcome message and introduction to your paperwork from Bill Eddy, Director of Operations

Accurate paperwork is directly related to accurate paychecks.

#25: Driver Paperwork – OS&D

Watch this video to learn everything you need to know about reporting OS&D.

#26: Other Driver Paperwork

It isn’t just about driving. You have paperwork too!

#27: Logging into PeopleNet, Correcting and Certifying ELD Entries

#28: PeopleNet Load Assignments, Load Details and Messaging

#29: PeopleNet Completing a Load at Destination

#30: PeopleNet Messaging Through the Console and Transmitting E-Logs to a DOT Inspector

#31: PeopleNet Driver Log Overview