Archive for the ‘Semi Trucks’ Category

How Semi-Truck Brakes Work

Saturday, May 7th, 2022
How Semi-Truck Brakes Work

Semi-truck brakes work differently from other vehicles; learn more here!

Semi-truck brakes are a fundamental mechanism in a commercial truck. Unlike sedan or small van brakes, semi-truck brakes are responsible for stopping over thousands of pounds of extra weight if they carry a full load. This means that they need an incredibly powerful, reliable braking system to ensure everyone’s safety on the road. So how exactly do they work? 

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What Does the Inside of a Semi-Truck Look Like?

Friday, February 11th, 2022
What Does the Inside of a Semi-Truck Look Like?

The inside of a semi-truck has everything a trucker needs for life on the road.

Ever wonder what the inside of a semi-truck looks like? There is a lot more than meets the eye, sometimes more than you might imagine! The trucking field is a hard-working one, faithfully taking supplies for construction, warehousing, and other companies from city to city and state to state. The vehicles they use to haul the trailers contain all the amenities they need to complete their missions safely and on time.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Semi-Truck

Friday, January 21st, 2022
Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Semi-Truck Evan Transportation

So, ensure you collect any garbage in the truck and dispose of it properly.

Spring has arrived, meaning spring cleaning. As you tidy your home and yard, don’t forget your semi-truck. If you are a fleet manager, it is the perfect time to clean the trucks before hitting the road again. While cleaning your semi-truck reduces the unnecessary repair costs, it goes an extra mile in reducing potential tickets and violations. So, here are a critical few tips for cleaning your semi-truck this spring!

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4 Effective Tips For Winterizing Your Semi-Truck

Friday, November 5th, 2021
4 Effective Tips For Winterizing Your Semi-Truck Evan Transportation

In addition, you should make your vehicles ready for a busy holiday season. Here are the four practical tips to prepare your semi-truck for winter.

Getting stuck in a snowstorm is a common phenomenon to many semi-truck drivers. However, when the cold season sets in, drivers are sure of lots of delivery work. As a semi-truck driver/owner, you must prepare before the winter arrives. In addition, you should make your vehicles ready for a busy holiday season. Here are the four practical tips to prepare your semi-truck for winter. 

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6 Tips to Clean Your Semi-Truck

Friday, October 29th, 2021
6 Tips to Clean Your Semi-Truck Evan Transportation

The best way to deal with the garbage and small particles is to keep them in trash bags or bins.

Whether you are an employee driver or you’re your boss, cleanliness in your semi-truck is something you can’t avoid. But because of the nature of driving work, most truck drivers forget to clean the interior and exterior of their semi-trucks. Staying without cleaning the truck allows trash and dirt to accumulate, making the truck look disorganized. Most drivers opt for paid cleaning services as they assume cleaning is a challenging endeavor. But truck cleaning can be an enjoyable and straightforward task. Here are some practical truck cleaning tips. 

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All About Semi-Trucks and What You’ll Need to Know

Friday, June 18th, 2021
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Semi-trucks are a staple of American highways, and also keep the economy afloat.

If you are a truck driver, chances are you will be driving semi-trucks. After all, they are the most common vehicle type that truck drivers drive due to their large size, durability, and weight capacity on the road. But no two types of semi-trucks are alike, and it’s important for truck drivers to know the difference before choosing their own personal favorite type to drive. Here are a few of the most common types of semi-trucks truck drivers will often be operating and the similarities and differences between them. (more…)

How to Buy Commercial Semi-Truck Tires

Saturday, February 6th, 2021
How to Buy Commercial Semi-Truck Tires

Make sure that you’re not spending more time than necessary when you buy commercial semi-truck tires.

When you drive or own a commercial semi-truck, maintenance isn’t a small thing. A well-maintained rig is more fuel-efficient, safer, and better to drive. Buying new semi-truck tires for your rig is an important part of your maintenance tasks. There are lots of tires to choose from, which can make it a time-consuming process to make sure you’re investing in the proper ones for your rig or fleet. There are already many time-sinks that exist in the trucking industry, like traffic, for example. Make sure that you’re not spending more time than necessary when you buy commercial semi-truck tires by familiarizing yourself with four main factors of consideration. (more…)

Winterizing Your Truck Fleet for Mid-Atlantic Winters

Friday, December 18th, 2020
Winterizing Your Truck Fleet for Mid-Atlantic Winters

Winter can be one of the most challenging times of the year for even experienced truck drivers and even worse for any ill-prepared truck fleet.

Many truckers would agree, the weather and environment can sometimes be the worst adversary to face on the road. The nasty weather conditions and road conditions can wreak havoc on your truck fleet and their many routes. The most extreme and difficult to work with conditions usually occur during the winter. Winter can be one of the most challenging times of the year for even experienced truck drivers and even worse for any ill-prepared truck fleet. As snow, sleet, and ice totals mount, a trucker’s ability to drive safely decreases substantially. All the vehicles in your truck fleet need to be prepared to drive on routes that get a lot of icy, snowy precipitation during the winter months. (more…)

Tips on Semi Truck Tire Maintenance and Care

Friday, October 16th, 2020
Tips on Semi Truck Tire Maintenance and Care

Whether you’re a truck driver or a fleet manager, maintaining tires is always a critical part of working with semi trucks.

Whether you’re a truck driver or a fleet manager, maintaining tires is always a critical part of working with semi trucks. Nothing feels quite as bad as a flat or blowout when you’re out on the road, which doesn’t always cut into your productivity, but also creates huge safety issues. Aside from that, keeping your tires in good condition can impact fuel economy and increase the lifespan of other parts of a truck like the suspension system or brakes. Take these semi truck tire maintenance and care tips to heart and keep your tires in better condition. (more…)

Easy Steps to Keep Your Semi Truck Cab Clean

Friday, June 26th, 2020
Easy Steps to Keep Your Semi Truck Cab Clean

With a tight schedule and limited interior space, truckers can find themselves with an unruly semi truck cab from time to time.

As a professional driver, you need to take steps to keep your semi truck cab clean and make that capable impression. Of course, with a tight schedule and limited interior space, truckers can find themselves with an unruly semi truck cab from time to time. There are services that have someone else clean out and detail your cab — which may prove helpful if you ever sell or upgrade your truck in the future. However, it’s just as simple to set aside some time after a trip to tidy up the semi truck cab with the following steps. (more…)