The average truck driver spends up to 70 hours a week performing long haul trips, averaging out to 11- to 14- hours spent driving. Long hours spent on the road can cause fatigue and takes some getting used to for beginner drivers.
While it isn’t new, team driving has grown in popularity in recent years. This is especially true since the EDL rules have placed so many limitations on truck drivers.
While driving at any time of the day can be a minefield, there are some times of the day that are more dangerous than others. By understanding these risks, you can be better prepared for a safe and efficient trip.