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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Transportation Mystery: What Happened to Amelia Earhart?

Jun
30,
2009
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After 72 years, the greatest transportation mystery of all time, continues . . . What really happened to women’s aviation pioneer, Amelia Earhart?  Along with her navigator, Fred Noonan, did they simply crash at sea and sink to the bottom … Continue reading

How to Report Workplace Harassment

Jun
30,
2009
2

Internet trucking talk radio show, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” continued their efforts in reporting the abuse and harassment that is taking place in some areas of the trucking industry.  Seldom reported, more and more are “speaking out” against this workplace … Continue reading

iPhone Application TRUCKER Makes Debut at the Las Vegas Truck Show

Jun
29,
2009
4

The Great West Truck Show in Las Vegas was the Big Trucking event last week which displayed some of the most innovative and technological gadgets and equipment,  not to mention some of the most eye catching and creative trucks around. … Continue reading

Trucking Advocates Discuss Workplace Harassment

Jun
24,
2009
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With the recent news touching on bullying and harassment within the workplace, trucking talk radio – Truth About Trucking “LIVE” aired a 2 hour show last evening discussing these very issues.   Guests were  JB Shaffner, Desiree Wood, Damien and special … Continue reading

The Virginia 2 Hour Parking Rule is Finally Over for Truckers

Jun
21,
2009
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The long entailed battle of the 2 hour Parking Law in Virgina is finally over! On June 18th, 2009 it was made official that the 2 hour commercial parking rule was replaced with ” no overnight parking”  signs. The state … Continue reading

Trucking Talk Show Exposes Hostility Within the Industry

Jun
18,
2009
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Trucking talk radio, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” aired their introductory commentary broadcast this evening by Allen Smith,  concerning bullying and harassment within the trucking industry and the public workplace.  Part 1 of a 2 Part series, Allen set the stage … Continue reading

Bullying Talk Show Re-Scheduled

Jun
16,
2009
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Truth About Trucking “LIVE” – broadcast:  “Bullying in the Workplace” – Part 1, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 at 7:30 PM EST.   Join us live as we begin our 2 part broadcasts concerning bullying and harassment within … Continue reading

Truckers Make Wishes Come True for Serious Ill Children

Jun
15,
2009
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We all know the problems that exist in trucking.  Serious problems that need resolution in order to make the trucking profession better for all drivers.  Still, many drivers love what they do and would not want to do anything else … Continue reading

Bullying in the Workplace

Jun
13,
2009
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As elementary as it may seem, intimidation by the workplace bully has actually become a silent epidemic . . . not only in this country, but worldwide.  A recent study on bullying in the workplace, showed that 37% of the … Continue reading

Virginia DOT Coming Up Broke

Jun
10,
2009
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The Virginia Department of Transportation ability to build and maintain its roads and highway system is collapsing.  Unless Federal or State legislation comes to the rescue, VDOT may soon find itself unable to maintain the state’s own infrastructure. The Federal … Continue reading

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