Tailgate Topics and Tips

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Thinking Driver Tailgate Topics and Tips is a service provided for safety officers, supervisors, crew chiefs, managers or anyone who needs to include driver safety reminders in tailgates or safety meetings. A new tip is released every month.

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    SAFETY MEETING PLANNER & AGENDA BICYCLES! Meeting Leader: • Prepare in advance to make this meeting effective.Go to the Thinking Driver website for instructions on how to best use this information. (• Print & read over this agenda.• Think about how you want to lead the meeting.• Is there anything…


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