Archive for the ‘Road Travel’ Category

Safe Trucking During the Holidays

Friday, July 1st, 2022
Safe Trucking During the Holidays

It’s vacation season! Truckers do their part in keeping the roads safe.

Vacation season has arrived! July through October see the highest vacation traffic in the United States, as people enjoy the warm weather and mild fall as much as possible. Truckers continue to traverse the roads during this busy season, and that means they need to practice particular caution in light of the vacation-goers. Here’s how the professionals practice safe trucking during the holidays.

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Staying Calm While Trucking: Practical Tips

Thursday, June 9th, 2022
Staying Calm While Trucking: Practical Tips

Truckers can stay relaxed on the road with these helpful tips.

No matter what kind of trucker you are, or driver you are, you know how important it is to stay calm and collected on the road. Getting distracted or upset can cause any driver to drive dangerously and potentially hurt someone. When driving is your profession, it is even more important to maintain that state of good nature and repose needed for the road. Below are a few tips on staying calm while trucking.

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How Truckers Communicate with Lights

Friday, April 1st, 2022
How Truckers Communicate with Lights

Do you know what trucker light signals mean? Here’s what to know.

In the Mid-Atlantic region, semi-trucks are a regular part of the road. They take goods of all kinds, including food, toilet paper, and construction materials, to your local stores and sites. Getting along on the road usually involves communication between other vehicles. While cars have their signals, truckers communicate with lights, with each other and with cars. Here’s what you need to know.

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Must-Have Winter Essentials For Truck Drivers

Friday, December 17th, 2021
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Consider bringing waterproof boots in an emergency and the right heavy-duty socks to go with them.

While trucking during the winter may not be the ideal time, it does require plenty of additional thinking. Between the challenging weather, cold, safety conditions, and time crunches all around, the season can be difficult for truck drivers. With all there is to think about, it’s essential that you feel about yourself, too. That’s why it’s necessary to pack your truck with all the winter essentials you’ll need. What winter essentials do we recommend for truck drivers? Let’s break down our list to help you be as comfortable and safe on the road as possible!

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9 Simple Organization Tips for All Truck Drivers

Friday, October 15th, 2021
9 Simple Organization Tips Evan Transportation for All Truck Drivers

A toolbox is an essential commodity in any automotive.

As a truck driver, you may concentrate on traveling and forget to clean and organize the truck. Before you know it, your vehicle may be messy and entirely disorganized to the extent that you can’t find essential documents. Here are some simple organization tips that will keep you organized. 

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How Flatbed Service Drivers can Stay Connected

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Staying connected to family and friends can be difficult while on the road, but not impossible thanks to technology.

Being a truck driver for a flatbed service can be very rewarding and fun. There are lots of places to visit, and you get paid to watch the American landscape roll by through your windows. But, like with any position, there are a few downsides. One negative part about being a flatbed service driver is that you will likely be separated from your loved ones for weeks to months at a time. This can put a great emotional strain on truck drivers and negatively affect their emotional and mental health. But luckily, we live in 2021. There are a variety of ways to keep in touch with family and friends in this day and age. Here is how flatbed service drivers can stay in touch with their favorite people even when on the road for frequent and long periods of time.  (more…)

Mistakes That Can Be Made While Trucking

Friday, February 12th, 2021
Mistakes That Can Be Made While Trucking

Here are some of the driving habits you’ll want to avoid while trucking.

With winter storms still being an issue in the mid-Atlantic, driving — and specifically trucking — can become hazardous. Living in the mid-Atlantic, the weather can have a significant impact on driving habits and behaviors. Unfortunately, incitement weather is notorious for being a leading cause of driving accidents. As a result, knowing the best ways to avoid any accidents on the road — especially for truck drivers — can alleviate the perry associate with traveling during the winter months when the weather can be at its worst. Here are some of the driving habits you’ll want to avoid while trucking. (more…)

How Truckers Can Handle Both Sides of Road Rage

Friday, December 4th, 2020
How Truckers Can Handle Both Sides of Road Rage

Truckers can keep a few things in mind if they ever start to feel mounting frustration or sense hostility from other drivers to overcome road rage before it gets worse.

Any driver who has been on the road for any amount of time can tell you that road rage is a very real thing. Truckers can sometimes find themselves in a position where they are angry at other drivers, or they are receiving that negativity from others. Either way, these can turn into dangerous situations that need to be diffused by keeping those emotions in check. Truckers can keep a few things in mind if they ever start to feel mounting frustration or sense hostility from other drivers to overcome road rage before it gets worse. (more…)

What To Think Over Before Team Truck Driving

Friday, November 6th, 2020
What To Think Over Before Team Truck Driving

Before you decide to sign up for team truck driving, here are a few factors to consider.

Trucking is often one of the lonelier careers and lifestyles to pursue. For some, it’s a wonderful aspect to enjoy so much privacy and independence. On the other hand, some drivers can have a hard time with so much silence and solidarity on the road. There are different ways to combat the loneliness aspect of trucking, and one of them is to consider team truck driving. When drivers make their deliveries with a partner, there are a couple of benefits to such an arrangement. Before you decide to sign up for team truck driving, here are a few factors to consider. (more…)

What Can Semi-Truck Drivers Do To Keep Pedestrians Safe?

Friday, October 30th, 2020
What Can Semi-Truck Drivers Do To Keep Pedestrians Safe?

Pedestrians and cyclists should be but aren’t always careful, so there are some strategies semi-truck drivers can follow to keep others as safe as possible around their vehicle.

When people are out on the road, everyone owes everyone some extent of responsibility to keep us all safe. Pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists should have the sense to keep themselves and others safe, as do semi-truck drivers. Eventually, semi-truck drivers will find themselves in close quarters with pedestrians in high-traffic places, like in a city or town. Pedestrians and cyclists should be but aren’t always careful, so there are some strategies semi-truck drivers can follow to keep others as safe as possible around their vehicle. (more…)