Archive for October, 2015

Tips for New Truck Drivers

Friday, October 30th, 2015

TruckingFor truck drivers who have been within the business for years, trial and error has been the key in managing their time on the road. However, new truck drivers don’t have the time to go through the trial and error process. In order to manage their time properly, new truck drivers should consider the following tips.


Smart Devices and Truck Drivers

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Cargo theft jamming devicesIn today’s society, almost everyone has a smart device. While mobile phones are helpful and convenient in numerous situations, they can be a major source of distraction for truck drivers. In fact, they have become such an issue that the FMCSA has created new regulations to help cut down on smart devices being used by truck drivers.


What to Expect from Mid-Atlantic Shipping

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Intermodal shippingBaltimore is centered near the heart of the Mid-Atlantic coast. With access to the Atlantic through the port, access to the air with BWI Airport, and access to the roads with Interstate 95, it is no wonder that many freight shipping companies head to Baltimore to start a business. It is one of the many reasons why Evan Transportation placed its roots in the city in 1992.


Driver Fatigue: How to Prevent

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

bad-habitsIt is no secret that the schedule kept by a truck driver is a hard one. With so many long hours spent in the evening, truck driver safety can tend to be called into question due to driver fatigue. Driver fatigue can happen quickly and is known to be a major cause in many trucking accidents. In order to stay safe while on the road truck drivers must know the signs of driver fatigue and how to prevent it.