Week 5 on US 25E: Caution Recommended – Transitioning Between Highway and Town

Among the challenges of 25E are the many transitions between highway and in-town travel. One minute a driver is rolling down highway roads at 65 MPH and then, with almost no warning, he finds himself needing to drastically reduce his speed and change his mind set because he is now easing through Main Street, USA. [...]

Week 4 on US 25E: How to Safely Navigate Uncontrolled Divided Highways

2nd Detailed Piece in Our 10 Week Series Traveling from Corbin, KY to Newport, TN The most notable characteristic of an uncontrolled, divided road is that people can’t see you coming around corners and you can’t see them. This is not an ideal situation for big rigs, and US 25E is a prime example. Uncontrolled [...]

US 25E: How To Negotiate Dangerous Roads And Avoid Accidents

Our 10 Week Series Continues Traveling from Corbin, KY to Newport, TN Before being replaced by the Cumberland Gap Tunnel and hiking trails, the 3.2 mile stretch of US 25E that crossed the Kentucky/Tennessee border was referred to as “Massacre Mountain.” This unforgiving section of the route was responsible for an average of five accident [...]

VIDEO Case Study – Portway Logistics Passes 1st Compliance Audit with No Recommendations

Michelle Reynolds has worked her way up from inventory and maintenance, through to dispatch and now Safety Manager at Portway Logistics in Houston, TX. Check out our video conversation with her and Safety Consultant Kevin McKinney. Not even a month on the job, and Michelle and owner Mark John Dacy were faced with Portway's first Compliance [...]