Driving in the snow…
As the holiday season is now coming to an end we think it is finally time to relax. Well, chances are for most of us, we will be able to do anything but relax. “Why?” you might ask. Because now is when we can expect snow… and lots of it! Statistics show that January and February are the worst when it comes to snowfall for most states meaning you need to take extra precautions and planning for your commute. In fact, 70% of all injuries when it snows are due to vehicle accidents and 25% of injuries are a result of being caught in a snow storm. Prepare for winter weather driving!
* Do a pre-trip inspection of wipers, headlights, tires and brakes.
* Have your emergency kit with flashlight, flares, blankets and 1st aid kit
* Expect delays. Leave 45 mins early.
* Be a defensive driver! Reduce following distance and speed.
* Make the call. If visibility is restricted you should not be driving.
Tim Trogdon—3 yrs
BJ Walls—1 yr
Kinsman Donahoe—5 yrs
Ron Wilkerson—2 yrs
Shelton Davis—4 yrs
Stephen Remick—3 yrs
Terry Ballew—15 yrs
Sam Ferris—1 yr
Loren Lancaster—1 yr
Charles Russell—2 yrs
Tommy Dingess—1 yr
Thank you guys for your dedication!!
Darrell Carroll—Darrell has been with CoreTrans since 09/2017. He resides in Kentucky and was referred to our company by a current driver. Mr. Carroll drives with passion and safety in mind. We are blessed to have him as part of our fleet. Thank you Darrell from all of us CoreTrans.
Effective Jan 1, 2018 we will be using driver names and pics to recognize and welcome our drivers on Facebook and Twitter along with our company website.
New and incoming drivers are signing permission forms so that we can use their info and advising how and where. If you have any further questions about this please feel free to call Tonya @ 606-678-7247.
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Are you staying healthy?
Brighten the new year by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy 2018.
- Wash hands often to help prevent the spread of germs. It’s flu season. Wash your hands with soap and clean running water for at least 20 seconds.
- Manage stress. Give yourself a break if you feel stressed out, overwhelmed and out of control. Some of the best ways to manage stress are to find support, connect socially and get plenty of sleep.
- Don’t drink and drive or let others drink and drive. Whenever anyone drives drunk, they put everyone on the road in danger.
- Bundle up to stay dry and warm. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing: light, warm layers, gloves, hats, scarves and waterproof boots.
- Be smoke-free. Avoid smoking and secondhand smoke. Smokers have greater health risks because of their tobacco use, but nonsmokers also are at risk when exposed to tobacco smoke.
- Fasten seat belts while driving or riding in a motor vehicle. Always buckle your children in the car using a child safety seat, booster seat or seat belt according to their height, weight, and age. Buckle up every time, no matter how short the trip and encourage passengers to do the same.
- Get exams and screenings. Ask your health care provider what exams you need and when to get them. Update your personal and family history.
- Practice fire safety. Most residential fires occur during the winter months, so don’t leave fireplaces, space heaters, food cooking on stoves or candles unattended. Have an emergency plan and practice it regularly.
- Prepare food safely. Remember these simple steps: Wash hands and surfaces often, avoid cross-contamination, cook foods to proper temperatures and refrigerate foods promptly.
- Eat healthy, stay active. Eat fruits and vegetables which pack nutrients and help lower the risk for certain diseases. Limit your portion sizes and foods high in fat, salt, and sugar. Also, be active for at least 2½ hours a week and help kids and teens be active for at least 1 hour a day.
For full article go to: CDC Website