Posts Tagged ‘semi trucks’

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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5 Tips for The Safe Delivery of Oversized Loads

Friday, October 22nd, 2021
5 Tips for The Safe Delivery of Oversized Loads Evan Transportation

In addition, truck drivers should acquire the necessary permits in time to avoid landing on the wrong side of the law.

Safe delivery of oversized loads is no joke, even for the most experienced drivers. This is because wide loads tend to be risky due to their enormous sizes and heavyweight. For example, heavyweights can lead to excess pressure on the tires, causing tire bursts. When accidents involving oversized loads happen, much damage usually occurs. That said, you can safely deliver wide loads by following the necessary precautionary measures. Therefore, listed are five tips that will help you deliver oversized loads safely. 

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The History of the Semi Truck

Friday, August 12th, 2016
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The semi truck has evolved incredibly since its inception.

Alexander Winton invented the semi truck in Cleveland Ohio in 1898, and he sold the first manufactured semi truck in 1899. The concept of the semi truck actually came about as a way to handle the delivery of Winton’s manufactured vehicles, as cars that were driven to their customers would experience wear and tear and the delivery would be quite expensive. Winton created the automobile hauler as a way to address this, and in 1899 he started manufacturing the hauler for his own and other car manufacturer’s use. Over a hundred years, the concept that Winton pioneered evolved from a two wheel semi trailer to the eighteen wheeled, three axles semi-trucks that we have today. (more…)