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October 2019

Dangerous Fall Driving Hazards

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The team at FLI loves fall. Beautiful leaves, comfy clothes, apple picking, pumpkin spice and delicious baked goods. Definitely the best season of the year.

But there are also unique road conditions which make travel difficult for commercial and regular drivers. Be aware of these potential hazards and stay safe out there.

Leaves

We love fall foliage, but it could pose a danger on the road. As leaves fall and cover the road, they make streets slicker, obscure traffic markings and cover potholes. When it rains, wet leaves could be as dangerous as ice.

School Traffic

The kiddos are back in school, which means more cars and buses on the road. Watch out for increased pedestrian traffic in the morning and afternoon as kids walk to and from school.

Glare From The Sun

Sun glare can make it hard to see pedestrians, oncoming traffic or other cars. This could lead to more accidents. Sun glare can also cause problems when the sun sets behind drivers because it bounces off your rearview mirror or reflects off traffic lights, temporarily blinding you for a few seconds. It’s also harder to see traffic lights and know when to stop or go.

Our team loves all the great things about fall, but we know how it’s less desirable qualities affect drivers. With your valuable freight on the road, it’s important to know it’s in good hands. Contact FLI today to learn how we take care of your shipment.

Learn About FLI

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History is an important part of every business. How a company started and where they are today tells a story about how they do business and why they do what they do.

FLI is proud of our history!

Did you know we started in 2003 as a team of only 10 people, and we arranged transportation for about 100 loads a month?

Well, we have grown a lot since then.

Due to a lot of hard work and elbow grease from our team, we developed a vision for the future and forged ahead. Today, FLI’s team is close to 40 people and we move nearly 100 loads a day

We have developed into a successful employee-owned company and we want to shower you with all the experience and knowledge we’ve gained over the past 16 years.

FLI found a way to keep the small office feeling of friendship, respect, and reliability, but deliver big business results, security and success. We want you to reap the benefits of our hard work. Reach out to FLI to learn how our team makes shipping your freight a breeze. 

Visit These Roadside Attractions

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Whether you drive for a living or take the family on a road trip, driving for long periods of time can get boring. And if you’re the one driving, you have to maintain focus at all times.

That’s why it’s important to set aside time to stop and smell the roses. You can still be efficient but carve out “me time” and see some of America’s best roadside attractions. Here are three you don’t want to miss!

Grants Pass Caveman

Grants Pass, OR

Guarding the city, this caveman has stood proud for over 45 years. He’s 17 feet tall and perched on a large rock. Stop and take a picture with this giant so you’ll always remember Grants Pass.

Ghost Town

Oatman, Arizona

Are you a fan of the Wild West? Experience the real thing and see actors in fake gun fights, donkeys, lots of shops and plenty of Old West charm.

Shoshone Ice Caves

Shoshone, Idaho

Regardless of the temperature outside, these caves remain a frigid 30 degrees. As you enter, you’ll see several statues; of caveman, a dinosaur and a statue of Chief Wasakie.

It’s important to find respite on the road. Make time for you and visit these classic American roadside attractions. 

FLI also wants to make your freight shipment as smooth and easy as possible. Contact our team if you’re looking for a new (and the best!) partner in the transportation industry.