Author Archives for Katie Meyer

Speed and Space Management

April 5, 2023 1:46 pm Published by Comments Off on Speed and Space Management

Proper speed management means operating at the appropriate speed for all road conditions. Proper space management means maintaining enough space around your vehicle to operate safely. Speed & Stopping Distance – 4 Factors involved in stopping a vehicle 1 – perception distance 2 – reaction distance 3 – brake lag distance 4 – braking distance [...]

Space is your room to live in.

June 30, 2022 2:31 pm Published by Comments Off on Space is your room to live in.

One thing my father drilled into my head when I started to drive was keeping plenty of space in front of me so I could stop safely if I had too. So I have always tried to maintain that space in front of me. That sounds easy enough right? Most of the time it isn’t [...]

SmartDollar – reach your financial goals!

April 14, 2022 2:09 pm Published by Comments Off on SmartDollar – reach your financial goals!

Reach your Money Goals Faster with SmartDollar! April is financial literacy month!! The Ramsey solutions Smart Dollar is available to all of our people! Kick your money habits into high gear with a simple plan that has been used by millions of people and brought them a sense of peace and security. SmartDollar, the financial [...]

Stay cool when working in the heat!

August 11, 2021 4:13 pm Published by Comments Off on Stay cool when working in the heat!

Getting through a hot day takes planning and preparation! Find what works for you and be prepared! Are you out securing a step deck load? In the back of a dry van making sure your load is secure? Below are several tips you can use to help stay cool and avoid heat exhaustion! Tip 1 [...]

Fuel Mileage Awareness

April 29, 2021 3:53 pm Published by Comments Off on Fuel Mileage Awareness

Awareness of good fuel economy is a trait of our professional drivers. Being conscious of your fuel economy and working towards good MPG is essential in the trucking industry! A few tips on getting good fuel mileage as reported over the years by our good people: 1. SLOW DOWN: Slower speeds make for less air [...]


April 20, 2021 3:26 pm Published by Comments Off on Expanding!!

Looking for a new opportunity taking care of good long term customers?! We currently have an opportunity in both our Dry Van and Step Deck division! Give Katie a holler today to talk about our opportunity!! 712-585-3266 Katie Meyer Driver Relations


April 16, 2021 8:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Teledoc

Teladoc – what is it? Teladoc is a supplement to our health insurance. Teladoc is a telemedicine company that uses telephone and videoconferencing to provide on-demand remote medical care via mobile services, such as the web, phone, or mobile app. Teladoc gives you access 24 hours, 7 days a week to a board-certified doctor. It’s [...]

PeopleNet ConnectedDriver™ App

April 8, 2021 9:38 pm Published by Comments Off on PeopleNet ConnectedDriver™ App

The PeopleNet ConnectedDriver™ app brings information from inside your cab and the PeopleNet tablet directly to your mobile device! This is a companion app that gives you access to your ELD information including hours of service, messages, etc. First off, go to your app store on your mobile device. Google Play Store Apple App Store [...]

Trailer Lights

March 26, 2021 10:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Trailer Lights

Hooking up to your trailer appropriately is valuable in longevity of the truck and trailer lights. The biggest thing to remember when you are hooking up to your trailer is to make sure your lights on the truck are off. This will prevent you from blowing the trailer light fuse. It is also a good [...]

Love a shiny Peterbilt truck?

March 19, 2021 4:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Love a shiny Peterbilt truck?

Do you love a clean truck? At Keane Thummel Trucking, there long history and true love of a clean and shiny Peterbilt driving down the road! We believe there are many positive benefits in having a clean truck and we like to give many opportunities for our people to drive clean equipment. Clean equipment leads [...]