Winter Tips for Truckers
Highway Transport Blog
by Quinton Mosley
2M ago
Driving a truck is never an easy job, but there is one time of year where it becomes especially difficult: cold – and sometimes wet – winters. When the snow begins to fall, and the road conditions begin to worsen, truck drivers face a serious challenge. Trucks are big, heavy machines that can be difficult to control, and when the road is icy and slippery, driving a truck can feel downright dangerous, especially in the Northern United States or routes that go through Canada. If you’re a professional truck driver who will be taking to the roads this winter, it is imperative you take all the nec ..read more
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Highway Tank Truck Drivers Combat Human Trafficking
Highway Transport Blog
by Tammy Jones
2M ago
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Highway Transport has been proud to be a Gold Level Sponsor of Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) for many years. With more than 500 tank truck drivers on the road, Highway has over a thousand pairs of watchful eyes committed to helping prevent the worst possible kind of traffic—human. What is Human Trafficking? According to the TAT website, human trafficking is another way to say modern-day slavery. TAT estimates there are over 50 million slaves around the world today. Human trafficking is rampant in the U.S., with hundreds of thousa ..read more
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Highway Transport Supports the Transportation Security Screening Modernization Act
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by Tammy Jones
2M ago
PRESS RELEASE Highway Transport, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, fully supports the passage of H.R. 5840, the Transportation Security Screening Modernization Act. We appreciate the bipartisan efforts in Congress to streamline security credential background checks, helping our skilled drivers obtain credentials quicker and reducing downtime waiting for authorizations to work. This bill represents a step forward for the trucking industry, and we are grateful for the collaborative work of all involved parties in advancing this important legislation. The post Highway Transport Supports the Transpor ..read more
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17+ Winter Safety Tips for Truck Drivers and Their Trucks
Highway Transport Blog
by hyttadmin
2M ago
It’s the most wonderful time of year, as the song goes, with festive holidays and sparkling snow. But, especially for professional tank truck drivers, winter also brings concerns that must not be ignored in order to stay safe and healthy. Truck drivers know that the beauty of the season can also bring dangerous driving conditions. Cold weather can cause issues with our vehicles, the roadways, and our bodies. Be prepared with winter safety tips for truck drivers and their trucks. Give Your Body a Winter Tune-Up You’ve likely heard the saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure ..read more
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Efficient, Ecofriendly Chemical Tank Trucking: The Future of Highway Transport
Highway Transport Blog
by Tammy Jones
2M ago
When you think of chemical tank trucking, you probably don’t think about it being environmentally friendly. But it can be, and Highway Transport is working hard toward that goal. We have been putting a lot of time and effort into technology to improve our efficiency and sustainability, and it’s going to be one of our major initiatives in 2024. A Future of Sustainability, Efficiency, and Ecofriendly Trucking We have already been making steps in the right direction, and increasing efficiency is one of them. You might know that we clean and reuse our wastewater, and we have systems in place to m ..read more
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Pam Randol NTTC Finalist
Highway Transport Blog
by hyttadmin
2M ago
“SuperPam” is the nickname AJ Adams (Freeport service center manager) gave Pam Randol, professional chemical tanker driver out of Highway’s service center in Freeport, TX. Highway’s own SuperPam represented Highway Transport on the national stage in Boston. Whether you call her “SuperPam” or “Aunt Pammy” or “mom”, she answers the call and is beloved by all. To us at Highway Transport, she is a winner every day. The Highway Transport Team in Boston at NTTC 2022-2023: AJ Adams, Rick Lusby, Matt Powell, Marshall Franklin, Pam Randol, Tom Frain, Carol Frain, Tommy Frain, Michelle Rayfield, Candi ..read more
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Lake Charles Open House
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by hyttadmin
2M ago
At Highway Transport’s location in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Laurie Doran (Service Center Manager) and her team invited community members, customers, and business associates into our place of business. Visitors met our owners and leaders. It was a great get-together for everyone to learn more about Highway’s liquid bulk transportation services. The event was two-fold: Bringing people together + Responsible Care® session on chemical safety. Local fire dept. and first responders were glad to check out our state-of-the-art chemical tanker units. Customers and visitors toured the facility and met m ..read more
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To the Moon and Back, Twice: Congratulations to Our Million-Mile Driver
Highway Transport Blog
by Tammy Jones
2M ago
We sometimes use the word “million” so casually that it loses its impact…. “I had to park a million miles away from the store.” “Odds are a million to one he’ll make that shot.” “I can see a million stars in the sky.” But if you think about it, a million is really quite a lot–and driving a million miles safely is an impressive feat. Highway Transport tank truck driver Dexter Ratliff receives his million-mile custom tank truck wrap on a new truck at a celebration in his honor at the Knoxville headquarters. Just How Far Is A Million Miles? A million miles is more than two trips to the moo ..read more
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Highway Transport is Now Expanding in Pittsburgh
Highway Transport Blog
by hyttadmin
2M ago
Throughout this Spring, Highway Transport will be shining a spotlight on Pittsburgh, PA, growth! We are increasing our tanker trucking loads in Pittsburgh. We will use this expansion model in new markets. With an intense culture of safety and a 70+ year legacy, Highway moves into the Pittsburgh market with an eye on expansion. Recruiting top talent is part of that expansion. Be on the lookout for more about this regional effort. Skill, Hard Work, and the Epitome of Family The skills of our professional chemical tanker drivers make Highway stand out among companies in the bulk liquid chemical ..read more
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Highway Transport Supports the Transportation Security Screening Modernization Act
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by Tammy Jones
4M ago
PRESS RELEASE Highway Transport, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, fully supports the passage of H.R. 5840, the Transportation Security Screening Modernization Act. We appreciate the bipartisan efforts in Congress to streamline security credential background checks, helping our skilled drivers obtain credentials quicker and reducing downtime waiting for authorizations to work. This bill represents a step forward for the trucking industry, and we are grateful for the collaborative work of all involved parties in advancing this important legislation. The post Highway Transport Supports the Transpor ..read more
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