Our Foundation: Safety

Safety always has and always will come first at Northwest Tank Lines. Safety is the basis for every single decision made by every single team member and driver at Northwest. When you’re hauling dangerous cargo, safety cannot be an afterthought, it has to be the first and foremost consideration that is driving your business. Northwest’s…

Safe Summer Driving

Safe Summer Driving

When we think about dangerous driving, icy roads, fog and whiteouts come to mind. But summer driving is deceptively dangerous. There are more drivers on the roads, many of them teens with a lack of experience and questionable judgment. The data indicates that teens are more likely to be involved in accidents than any other...
Emergency Kit

What to Include in your Truck Driver Emergency Kit

In case of an unexpected situation, delay or weather-related incident, it is essential for drivers to have an emergency kit on hand. These kits are also referred to as bug out bags or survival packs and can be literal life-savers. It’s especially important to make sure you have one of these kits during the cold…

Winter Driving

Safe Winter Driving Tips

When the temperature plunges, the roads get icy and visibility is poor, even the most experienced drivers can run into problems. When you’re driving a big rig, reduced traction can make things particularly challenging. It goes without saying that exercising extra caution and implementing preventative measures is especially important this time of year.