Power logistics firm Tristar, a multi-awarded street security advocate, has reminded the heavy-duty truck driver neighborhood to be additional protected throughout this Holy month of Ramadan.
Yearly, just a few days earlier than Ramadan, Tristar implements a particular coaching programme for drivers who’re fasting. The coaching programme covers sleep administration, bodily wellness and correct meals weight-reduction plan. These actions put together the drivers to have the ability to carry out their job whereas transporting harmful items and flammable merchandise through the daytime. Tristar’s street transport prospects are each worldwide and nationwide oil corporations.
“In the course of the month of Ramadan, there tends to be greater charges of street incidents particularly throughout sundown, and so all truck drivers have been urged to pay additional consideration to the street for each their and others’ security,” defined M.S. Sridhar, HSEQ Supervisor at Tristar Group.
He shares the following tips with all fasting drivers.
Comply with all Covid-19 precautionary measures set by authorities authorities
Apply Defensive Driving Course (DDC) methods
Guarantee sufficient relaxation and sleep to keep away from fatigue
Journey as early as potential and keep away from driving throughout sundown
Eat wholesome meals throughout Iftar and through Suhoor to make sure your physique is getting the proper vitamins
Take a 15-minute break after driving for 2 steady hours
Pay additional consideration whereas driving close to mosques
Sridhar provides: “At Tristar, we’re additionally utilizing high-end know-how to keep away from accidents as a result of fatigue. We’ve got match 50 autos with a driver fatigue administration system, which is provided with an in-cab sensor to observe eye, face and head place to find out whether or not a driver is fatigued or distracted. When a driver closes his eyes for at the least 1.5 seconds, which is taken into account a ‘microsleep’, the driving force’s seat then vibrates to maintain him awake. On the identical time, a notification with video seize of the driving force’s microsleep ?is distributed to the Journey Administration Management Room the place a staff member will name the driving force at his designated relaxation cease to advise him to take sufficient relaxation after which proceed the journey as soon as the driving force has rested and is totally alert to proceed on the journey.”
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