BE SMART – BE SAFE!
When operating any vehicle, we all have one –- and only one -– responsibility, and that is to safely drive the vehicle. Safe driving requires 100% attention to the task at hand.
Speeding may save a few minutes, but slowing down can save a life. Remind yourself to SLOW DOWN when entering curves in the roadway. Especially ones you are unfamiliar with. The Laws of Gravity demand it! Maintain your lane of travel. If you are having a hard time doing this in a curve you are going too […]
How to Manage ANGER
Frequently losing your temper not only alienates others – it can contribute to health problems – including headaches, upset stomach and heart attack. Take control — COUNT TO 10: When something angers you, give your body time to defuse before you react. Take three or four deep breaths. Ask yourself: “will this really matter […]
SEAT BELT MYTH
SEAT BELT MYTH: Safety belts aren’t necessary for low speed driving. FACT: In a frontal collision occurring at 30mph, an unbelted person continues to move forward at 30mph, causing him/her to hit the windshield at about 30mph. This is the same velocity a person falling from the top of a 3-story building would experience upon […]
6 Full Body Stretches
Stretching helps build flexibility and range of motion. When stretching, follow these guidelines: Use gentle fluid movements and breathe normally. Never force a joint beyond its normal range of motion; you should not feel any pain. Try these out!
GET THAT SECOND WIND
Feeling run down? You’ll turn up the energy in five minutes if you . . . REFUEL – Snack on fiber-rich munchies, such as dried apricots, celery sticks, an apple or a few pistachio nuts. The fiber helps control the release of glucose (a sugar) into your bloodstream and may prevent energy dips. […]
WONDERS OF WATER
Drinking water at certain times maximizes its effectiveness on the body: Two glasses of water after waking up helps activate internal organs. One glass of water 30 minutes before a meal helps digestion. One glass of water before taking a bath or shower helps lower blood pressure. One glass of water before going to bed helps […]
Does Your Child Need College Money??
Apply for a Cardinal Logistics Scholarship! Eligibility Criteria: High School Senior. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale through the Spring 2018 Semester. Dependent child of a full-time active employee of Cardinal/Greatwide. Must be planning to attend any accredited, public or private, four-year college or university in fall 2019. Apply online beginning November 1, 2018 […]
Justin Smith, CC675 Plygem, Bryan TX
Justin Smith has been with us here in Bryan since Cardinal took over the Plygem account. He always does a great job. Justin is also a Driver Mentor as well as our Safety Trainer. He conducts all of our Smith System and CSA classes. We can count on Justin to be on time, every time! […]
TIPS FOR SAFE NIGHT DRIVING
SAFE SPEED Be prepared for the fact that you may not be able to drive the speed limit, and still be able to recognize hazards, react promptly, and get the vehicle stopped in time. VISUAL SCANNING Good vision is limited to the areas illuminated by the headlights. SPOTTING DEER On roads where deer […]