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Maintenance Tips Every Trucker Should Follow

Friday, February 4th, 2022
Maintenance Tips Every Trucker Should Follow Evan Transportation

Make sure that you check your tires every time you do any maintenance on your truck.

The trucking life can be a lonely, solitary profession, with extended hours spent on the road with only your own company. On the other hand, there is peace in solitude for many people, and the freedom of being your boss on the open road can also be empowering. While you don’t have a boss over your shoulder on the road, you do have one thing always calling the shots – your rig. Whether you drive a flatbed locally, haul across the country in a semi, or anything in between, your gig is up if your truck isn’t running correctly. Read on for some essential maintenance tips every trucker should follow to keep your rig running in top shape


How Truckers Can Enjoy Holidays On The Road

Friday, December 10th, 2021
How Can Truckers Enjoy Holidays on the Road

You rather enjoy your holidays later than fail to attend family functions you had promised to be present.

Holidays are exciting moments mostly shared with family, loved ones, and friends. It means creating magical moments and connections that remain memorable over the years. Truckers barely get home for a holiday; they must stay on the road and fulfill their obligations.

It can be a lonely and stressful holiday spent far away from home. Therefore, you should be equipped with tips on how to enjoy your holiday while still on the road. So, below are some tips on how truckers can enjoy their holiday!


4 Amazing Ways To Find Flatbed Loads

Thursday, September 16th, 2021
4 Amazing Ways To Find Flatbed Loads Evan Transportation

The early bird gets the worm but the early trucker gets prize pick of the available flatbed loads.

Success, when you make a career as a trucker, requires a lot of careful attention and work. Managing your own business, even if it is only your truck, requires managing all of your costs and maximizing your income. When this requires you to find your own loads, it can be daunting and stressful. It is a competitive world and you need to always be on your game to stay ahead of the competition. Even if you do drive for a company, it can still be a stressful experience to make sure that you’re getting as much good business for yourself as you can.  Here are four great tips for finding flatbed loads.


How Transportation Services Aid in Supply Chain Management

Thursday, July 15th, 2021
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The American economy as we know it would not exist without transportation services!

When it comes to maintaining a proper supply chain, transportation services are absolutely essential. After all, without transportation services, the goods would be stuck in one place forever! Expecting clients and customers to come to your factory or processing facility to pick up their items is just not realistic, so transportation plays a key role in maintaining any business’s supply chain. But have you ever wanted to know more as to why beyond the simple point A to the point B side of transportation services? Read this to find out more reasons why transportation services are the backbone of any industry and the entirety of the economy itself! (more…)

How to Get in Great Shape for Your DOT Physical

Friday, September 1st, 2017
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Your blood pressure will be checked during your DOT physical. Working out 30 minutes a day a few times a week can help lower your blood pressure.

Federal law requires drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) to receive regular physical examinations under the Department of Transportation. DOT physicals are highly regulated for the drivers’ safety and are designed to detect physical, mental, and emotional issues that can affect a driver’s ability to safely drive a commercial vehicle. Employers cannot have drivers out on the road without a valid DOT card. That means that you can’t legally do business unless your CMV driver is cleared for the road. Because of this, DOT physicals are a must-have if you’re a commercial driver or employ commercial drivers. (more…)

How to Prepare for Your Trucking Training

Friday, August 25th, 2017
Driving Alert the Natural Way

Preparing for your first trucking test can be intimidating, but there are many great tips to help you out!

The ability to travel on a regular basis while making money doing something you love is a privilege and an attractive prospect for most. One of the few employment positions that have this privilege are truck drivers. Truckers are a necessary part of the business model for almost every industry including, retail, manufacturing, automotive, and food and dining. First time truck drivers have the opportunity to see the country, but will also be developing their driving skills. There are both positive and negative aspects to driving a truck and in the first year of driving, each trucker is sure to become acclimated with these different situations. This being said, it is a long road to become a trucker so here is some useful advice in preparation for your training. (more…)

Crucial Tips for New Truckers

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Driving Alert the Natural Way

The trucking lifestyle for newbies, but the right tips can go a long way towards success!

Many people are attracted to the idea of being a trucker as a profession. Not only does it provide a great salary, but it also allows for a sense of freedom and an opportunity to see large parts of the country. Though, it is more than just sitting behind a wheel and can prove difficult for seasoned truckers, let alone rookies. Before a truck driver starts on his or her route, they must inspect the truck and trailer. If the driver notices anything out of the ordinary, he or she will have to resolve the issue before setting out for the day. Many drivers also check the weather, road conditions and construction news before leaving. They also need to plan for fuel stops and weigh stations. Knowing what to expect before leaving makes for a smoother travel experience. Here, we’ve curated some more useful tips for new truckers. (more…)

Trucking: Day Vs. Night

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Driving during both day and night hours each come with their own challenges.

In many ways, being a trucker is more of a lifestyle than a job. Its demands, particularly upward of 300 days per year on the road, will certainly limit what time you spend at home, thus impacting relationships with those around you. And because it may be two years before you can move into a regional driving position that allows for you to return home weekly, instead of once every three weeks, spouses or partners deserve some say in your deliberations before you decide if driving a truck for a living is for you. When it comes to life on the road a lot of things have to be taken into account. One major factor being: is better to drive during the day or at night? (more…)

The Healthiest Diet for Life on the Road

Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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The proper diet can boost energy, focus, and overall well-being on the road.

The life of a truck driver is fun for many who pursue the open road, it also provides a sense of freedom as well as great pay and job security, however, it is easy to be unhealthy in this profession. Driving a truck all day, sleeping in your truck, and eating at various truck stops and diners can lead a trucker down an unhealthy path. Without a regular healthy diet and staying stationary for long periods of time, this can have an adverse effect on the body. However, there are ways to stay healthy as a trucker if that is your goal. Doing so means changing any bad habits and being disciplined about it. (more…)

Tips For Night Driving

Monday, April 3rd, 2017



How can you stay safe when driving at night?

Anyone who has long been a member of the trucking industry will tell you that spending so much of their daily lives on the road includes a heightened amount of risk. You can’t be responsible for your fellow drivers, leaving your one and only option as a keen sense of awareness and knowledge of advanced safety precautions. Although it is mandated that all members of the trucking industry clock out for proper sleep breaks during a given route, driving during the night is sometimes inevitable. In that case, your awareness and knowledge is always your greatest asset in staying safe along your journey!