Railroad Crossing Safety- A Joey Slaughter Blog

Railroad Crossing Safety- A Joey Slaughter Blog

Despite all the training professional drivers and the motoring public receive, train and vehicle crashes happen all the time. According to Operation Lifesaver, a rail safety organization headquartered in Alexandria, VA, a person or a vehicle is hit by a train every three hours. As professional drivers, we must never get complacent regarding the routine crossing of railroad tracks. Yes, it seems simple, but truck/train crashes happen all the time. Check out this link to free formal training for professional drivers on railroad crossing safety.

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Truck Travel Series - Six Flags Great Adventure Safari Jackson NJ - And Every Six Flags

Truck Travel Series - Six Flags Great Adventure Safari Jackson NJ - And Every Six Flags

In 2012, Six Flags combined its 160-acre Great Adventure Park with its 350-acre Wild Safari animal park to form the 510-acre Great Adventure & Safari Park, making it the largest theme park in the world- 10 acres larger than Disney's Animal Kingdom. The park includes amazing rides like Skull Mountain, the classic Saw Mill Log Flume, and The Twister; along with a host of dining and entertainment options.

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The Top 10 Trucking Companies in North America- A Joey Slaughter Blog

The Top 10 Trucking Companies in North America- A Joey Slaughter Blog

Transport Topics just released their list of the top 100 for-hire carriers.  There was nothing really surprising to me on the list, but some people may be surprised to see who’s on there and who’s not.  Due to the nature of a blog, I can’t go over the entire list, but here is the top 10 and their revenue:

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Truck Travel Series - Six Flags Great Escape Lodge Indoor Waterpark Lake George NY - And Every Six Flags

Truck Travel Series - Six Flags Great Escape Lodge Indoor Waterpark Lake George NY - And Every Six Flags

The resort officially opened in 2006 and became the first one in the state of New York to feature an indoor waterpark. It features 200 rooms and a 38,000-square-foot waterpark called White Water Bay. The park is opened year-round and maintains an 80-degree water temperature. Just across the street is the Six Flags theme park, Great Escape. Besides the indoor waterpark, the lodge offers a multitude of attractions including an arcade, spa, fitness center, and a selection of restaurants and shops. 

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