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Five Ways to Keep Your Fleet, Employees Safe During the Winter

Jim Maltby of Lynden Transport and Tyler Bones of Lynden Alaska West Express provide five tips for navigating the many challenges of winter driving.

Working in winter conditions can be a difficult task for any driver or helper in the waste and recycling industry. Slippery roads, limited visibility, cold weather and watching out for other vehicles top the list of challenges, but proper preparation and training can help workers stay safe out on the roadways. 

As we push further into the winter months and face harsher weather conditions, Jim Maltby, corporate director of health, safety, security and environmental management for Lynden Transport, and Tyler Bones, safety manager of Lynden Alaska West Express, remind workers to “slow the hell down and drive defensively!”

In this gallery, Maltby and Bones provide five tips for navigating the many challenges of winter driving.

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