The Traits of a Professional Truck Driver

While almost anyone can easily learn how to operate a standard vehicle, not everyone can learn how to operate a truck. Because driving a tractor trailer requires such skill and patience, it is important to trust a professional truck driver when it comes to shipping your freight. You may find that there are several trucking options available to you when it comes to freight shipping, but only a handful of these options can provide you with a professional truck driver. But do you know how to determine if someone is a professional truck driver? Do you know the traits that create a professional truck driver?

Professional Truck Driver

A professional truck driver must first have focus while driving. They don’t allow themselves to be distracted by events occurring around them or within their cab, which makes them not only focused but safe. Staying focused on the road can not only ensure a timely arrival at their destination, but also a safe and efficient trip. Safety is also important to a professional truck driver. Instead of taking part in aggressive driving practices like tailgating, brake checking, and speeding, the truck driver will obey all traffic laws and drive calmly.

A professional truck driver also knows how to conduct themselves while traveling. They work with respect to their company, customer, and the civilians they may come in contact with along the way. They don’t use their truck to intimidate others on the road and they check in with their company should something happen along the way. Attentiveness is also important in a driver. They will keep the customer in the loop should a delay occur while also being cautious of road conditions due to traffic, construction, and the weather.

Evan Transportation was founded in 1992 by Jerry Wolfarth, who at the time had over 25 years of experience in the trucking and transportation industry. The initial operation consisted of a few trucks and drivers who were dedicated and professional. The goal of the company was, and remains, to provide excellent, dependable service.

We higher drivers with previous trucking experience, who know how to avoid these common mistakes while driving. Our drivers know how important safety is while on the road, which is why they are trained in safety before they are on the road.

Contact us today for all of your freight shipment needs or call us at 443-673-3365. We will discuss your tractor trailer options for the freight you wish to ship.

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