Posts Tagged ‘winter weather’

Must-Have Winter Essentials For Truck Drivers

Friday, December 17th, 2021
Must-Have Winter Essentials For Truck Drivers Evan Transportation

Consider bringing waterproof boots in an emergency and the right heavy-duty socks to go with them.

While trucking during the winter may not be the ideal time, it does require plenty of additional thinking. Between the challenging weather, cold, safety conditions, and time crunches all around, the season can be difficult for truck drivers. With all there is to think about, it’s essential that you feel about yourself, too. That’s why it’s necessary to pack your truck with all the winter essentials you’ll need. What winter essentials do we recommend for truck drivers? Let’s break down our list to help you be as comfortable and safe on the road as possible!


What To Do When Your Wheels Skid

Monday, January 23rd, 2017
Trucking wheels skid

Wheels are more likely to skid in poor, winter conditions.

During CDL training new truckers learn not only how to operate trucks under usual safe conditions, but poor ones as well. These include snow, sleet, rain, and other inclement weather conditions which can cause your wheels to skid. Skidding occurs when your vehicle wheels lose their grip on the road. This can happen for many reasons, such as the aforementioned poor road conditions and also improper vehicle handling. Learning how to regain control of a truck when you start to skid is incredibly important for any driver. It can not only save your life but the lives of others on the road. To learn lifesaving skid control and recovery tips, read on. (more…)

Trucking Through Nasty Winter Weather

Friday, December 16th, 2016
Trucking through winter weather can be challenging.

Trucking through winter weather can be challenging.

No matter where you are on the East Coast of the United States this week, you are undoubtedly feeling the chill of winter! It whips past your truck on windy nights, stings your eyes when you leave your cab to get a snack, and crunches and slips beneath your tires. So, how can you make the best of trucking through nasty winter weather and stay safe all winter long? Here are some tips for surviving winter weather this year.