Tips for Hiring a Trucking Company

March 3rd, 2022
Tips for Hiring a Trucking Company

Need trucking services? See how to decide on the right trucking company!

Many industries rely on trucks as their freight of choice to ship many essential products. Groceries, furniture, construction supplies, liquids, waste, and medical supplies all arrive at their destinations and customers via trucks. As a supplier, you know how important it is to find the best transportation service for your cargo. Below are a few key pointers for hiring a trucking company.

Read the rest of this entry »

What It Takes to Become a Trucker

February 25th, 2022
What It Takes to Become a Trucker

A trucker has the experience, reliability, and credentials to deliver precious goods.

Trucking is a tough business, but for the right person, it is great fun and a fulfilling career. Being a trucker involves driving long hours, enjoying plenty of solitude, and adhering to a strict schedule. It also requires significant exposure to the elements and excellent customer service. If you got it, a trucker brought it. When working with Evan Transportation, you can rest assured you are working with a qualified crew. Below is a little more insight into what it really takes to be a trucker.

Read the rest of this entry »

How Long Can a Trucker Truck at a Time?

February 18th, 2022
How Long Can a Trucker Truck at a Time?

Truckers maintain a routine schedule that changes every week!

The life of a trucker has its joys and its challenges. Truckers enjoy a relatively solitary life, enjoying the scenery of the road. Of course, there are rules for trucking, which mainly apply to driving hours and breaks. There is little more dangerous for a trucker than to drive while fatigued and distracted. Therefore, the following guidelines are in place via the DOT (Department of Transportation) to help a trucker truck in safe measures.

Read the rest of this entry »

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

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Maintenance Tips Every Trucker Should Follow

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

Read the rest of this entry »

How Truckers Can Navigate Icy Roads

January 24th, 2022
evan transportation navigate icy roads

Remember these tips before you try to navigate icy roads.

The winter weather can be quite brutal for truck drivers. In fact, driving on ice and snow is incredibly difficult and can be quite dangerous. But, truckers will often still have to drive their trucks even in white-out conditions. There is no denying that truckers end up having a very difficult job to do when it comes to navigating the tough and brutal winter weather conditions daily. Ultimately, dealing with hazardous conditions as a truck driver can be troubling — but there are some effective and efficient tips to help truckers maintain their safety as they navigate icy roads and treacherous conditions. Here are some useful and helpful tips for truck drivers when it comes to safely navigating icy roads and other winter weather conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Semi-Truck

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!

Read the rest of this entry »

Healthy Tips For Truckers To Stay Fit On The Road

January 14th, 2022
Healthy Tips For Truckers To Stay Fit On The Road Evan Transportation

Fortunately, you may find it beneficial for you to complete an exercise in the morning, giving you an energy boost.

Are you a truck driver looking to stay active and healthy but find yourself on the road too often? First and foremost, staying active isn’t an easy task for most people to remain consistent with. Let alone it may feel impossible for a truck driver on the road to accomplish their fitness goals. Whatever the case, maybe you’re in luck! In this blog, we’ve put together healthy tips for truckers to stay fit on the road and keep up with their overall health. Continue reading!

Read the rest of this entry »

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

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!

Read the rest of this entry »

Significant Truck Driving Safety Tips For New Years Eve

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!

Read the rest of this entry »