By Jena Williams

With the sunshine we’ve seen this week, it’s hard to imagine that winter will be here soon. However, now, while it’s dry, is the perfect time to get ready for it. Inspect your chains and double check your emergency supplies.

Use these safety publications from KeepTruckingSafe.org to get started:

Emergency supplies for truck drivers

A truck driver’s winter survival kit: http://www.keeptruckingsafe.org/safetymaterials/90792011.pdf

Tire Chaining

Are you the tire chain master? Test your skills with this interactive tire-chaining simulation:

http://www.keeptruckingsafe.org/simulation/simulation_tire_changing.html

As always, free safety training materials are available at www.KeepTruckingSafe.org.