There have been numerous occasions when I’ve been having coffee with other drivers and the conversation turned to safe driving. Trucker after trucker would try to top one another with their tally of miles or years driven without an incident.
It truly amazes me when I encounter a driver who has a million or more miles or 25 plus years of driving accident-free. These are outstanding accomplishments.
But aside from truckers sharing stories of their safety records — and let’s be honest, truckers have been known to exaggerate- -— how can a driver determine where he stands in comparison to others? Having such information available would help to further increase truck safety.
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