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A Truck Driver’s Guide: How To Drive Safely In The Fog

Friday, January 7th, 2022

 

 

A Truck Driver’s Guide: How To Drive Safely In The Fog Evan Transportation

In this blog, you’ll learn how to drive your truck safely through fog weather conditions. Continue reading!

Around this time of year, it isn’t uncommon to have to drive in the fog. When seasons change, fog will frequently occur, which can become a massive safety issue to truck drivers or anyone driving for that matter. Due to fog being able to happen at any given moment while driving and impairing your vision, you’ll need to know how to adjust to navigating through these types of weather conditions quickly. In this blog, you’ll learn how to drive your truck safely through fog weather conditions. Continue reading!

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Significant Truck Driving Safety Tips For New Years Eve

Thursday, December 30th, 2021
Significant Truck Driving Safety Tips For New Years Eve Evan Transportation

Being alert and avoiding driving while tired can be the best safety measure you take as a truck driver in your career.

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner — and being careful on the roads becomes increasingly important this time of year. Truck drivers are the most common drivers in the streets on New Year’s Eve — along with others who have been out partying it up and staying up later than usual. The reality is, safety becomes a cause for concern for truck drivers this time of year, and practicing safety becomes vital for any truck driver. Ultimately, here are some tips that you can take to ensure you drive this New Year’s Eve safely to avoid any dangerous driving scenarios. Continue reading!

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Top 7 Winter Truck Driving Tips

Friday, December 3rd, 2021
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Also, hard acceleration and sudden braking reduce traction, thus causing your truck to lose control.

Winter truck driving can be challenging due to the icy roads (trucks lose traction) and the poor visibility. Even the most skilled truck drivers find it challenging to maneuver on icy roads. 

Therefore, every truck driver should practice the following safety tips to protect themselves and the other road users.

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Holiday Season Driving Safety Tips For Truckers

Friday, November 19th, 2021

 

Holiday Season Driving Safety Tips For Truckers Evan Transportation

In this blog, you’ll learn how to navigate on the roads safely during the holiday season. Continue reading!

If you’re a truck driver, you must know that the freight never stops, which makes trucking all the more rewarding. However, spending the holidays while you’re on the road can be an excellent opportunity for you as a truck driver. Doing so allows you to haul extra loads because of the holidays being so busy. 

Although, if you decide to take up the job, driving from coast to coast, or even locally, can take a toll on you mentally and physically. You see, being away from family and friends can leave you feeling lonely, and driving through the holiday season can add stress. In this blog, you’ll learn how to navigate on the roads safely during the holiday season. Continue reading!

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How To Maintain Great Mental Health As A Truck Driver

Friday, September 10th, 2021
   How To Maintain Great Mental Health As A Truck Driver Evan Transportation

You should still set a routine for yourself from the start and end of your day.

As a truck driver, you’re expected to work long, tiresome hours on the road in a cramp, isolated space. Doing so can, unfortunately, take a toll on your mental health over time. When this usually occurs, truck drivers may ignore this feeling or not know how to handle it, leading to them getting burnt out over time. You must protect your well-being from working effectively and feeling good doing so. In this blog, you’ll learn how to maintain excellent mental health as a truck driver.

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How To Safely Navigate A Truck During A Stormy Day

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

How To Safely Navigate A Truck During A Stormy Day Evan TransportationWhen the weather calls for heavy showers, truck drivers must be able to navigate their trucks safely. With fall coming up, truck drivers can expect weather conditions to be windy, raining, or both. Therefore, here are some tips to follow as a trucker to safely navigate your truck during a stormy day.

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5 Truck Driving Safety Tips to Avoid Reckless Driving

Friday, August 27th, 2021
5 Truck Driving Safety Tips Evan Transportationto Avoid Reckless Driving

Truck driving safety is one of the most critical topics in the trucking industry

Truck driving safety is one of the most critical topics in the trucking industry. You see, many accidents and unintentional injuries can be prevented by following specific safety procedures. If you’re a truck driver, there are easy tasks you can do every day to ensure your own safety, as well as other drivers on the road. In this blog, you will learn some truck driving safety tips to help avoid reckless driving. 

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3 Hazards Truck Drivers Should Look Out For In Fall

Friday, August 20th, 2021
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So even if it’s sunny out in the morning, it could start storming with fog later in the afternoon.

With fall just around the corner, truck drivers worldwide will have to make critical adjustments to their huge rigs and driving habits. To ensure your safety as a truck driver, here are some hazards that may affect road conditions and your safety.

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Dealing with Traffic Tickets as a Truck Driver

Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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Sadly, even the most experienced truck drivers are not immune to traffic violations.

Every truck driver is human like everyone else, and we all make the occasional mistake. And just because you are a truck driver does not mean you are immune to the dreaded traffic ticket. Unfortunately, since driving is your profession, traffic violations affect you more than most people. But, they also affect the company you work for. The best action to take is the know and follow the local rules of the road to the best of your ability, trying the best you can to abide by all speed limits and lane restrictions. But if a mistake does happen, here’s what you can do to retain your integrity as a truck driver. (more…)

How to Maintain a Clean Trucking Rig

Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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Keeping your trucking rig clean is easy and not very expensive either.

Over the past year and a half, it’s become more clear than ever that staying as hygienic and clean as possible is very important to keep ourselves and others safe. And since many truck drivers spend so much time inside their trucking rig, it might be overlooked for a good deep clean. Although truck drivers don’t come in contact with a whole lot of people during their journey, they still travel across long distances, stopping at rest stops, restaurants, and logistics carrier stops along the way. Fortunately, cleaning a trucking rig is not too difficult. Whether your trucking rig needs a total sanitization or just a quick wipedown, this blog’s got you covered on how to keep your truck clean.  (more…)