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Truck Drivers Take On Role As Freedom Fighters

Aug
4,
2011
0

With an International Studies bachelor’s degree in Latin American Politics and a master’s degree in Educational Psychology, Kylla Leeburg, along with her family, set out to tackle a massive and dangerous crisis in America:  Human Trafficking. Together, in 2007, they … Continue reading

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TravelCenters of America to use Truckers Against Trafficking Training Materials

May
23,
2011
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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TravelCenters of America to use Truckers Against Trafficking Training Materials Marietta, PA, May 19, 2011 — Chapter 61 Ministries, in cooperation with a key trucking industry participant, TravelCenters of America (TA), is expanding its educational … Continue reading

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Trucking with 97,000 Pounds – Sit Down, Shut Up and Hold On!

Apr
13,
2011
6

Having hauled household goods for most of my life, the maximum weight I averaged carrying was around 28,000 pounds, giving me a total gross weight of about 55,000 pounds.  When my body could no longer handle the physical aspects of … Continue reading

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Problem Trucking Students Fall Prey to CDL School Greed

Apr
8,
2011
32

By: Allen Smith Many CDL truck driving schools continue to lure prospective students into class through the promises of big money and guaranteed employment.  The fact is, many trucking companies are hiring new CDL school graduates and getting those unemployed … Continue reading

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FBI Issues Plea to Truckers

Mar
24,
2011
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Truckers Against Trafficking has completed a training video and it is now available on DVD at no charge.  This is a first of its kind DVD ever developed for training purposes on human trafficking which details how truck drivers, trucking … Continue reading

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Leading Social Media Expert to Speak at Truck Driver Convention

Mar
13,
2011
1

Social media experts agree that the trucking industry is still lagging behind other industries when it comes to utilizing the tools of social media.  Tools which can help professional truck drivers to further their careers or companies and corporations to … Continue reading

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Companies Top 10 Employment Law Mistakes

Mar
9,
2011
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By:  Stacia Abner The contemporary American workplace is susceptible to numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations that impose strict obligations on businesses, such as wage and hour laws and nondiscrimination legal guidelines as a few examples. All too … Continue reading

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Military Vets Could be Answer to Truck Driver Shortage

Dec
9,
2010
5

With much of the industry talking about a truck driver shortage due to the impending CSA release, any such shortage is the direct result of former and past practices by the industry itself.   Practices that we have pointed out … Continue reading

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Trucking Industry Needs better Recruiting and CDL Training to Survive

Dec
3,
2010
7

One of the most important issues to date is the pending effects that the soon government implemented CSA (formerly called CSA 2010) will have on the trucking industry. Many experts are anticipating a massive shortage of truck drivers within the … Continue reading

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CDL Truck Driver Training School Guide

Nov
11,
2010
2

After nearly two and a half years . . . I have finally been able to update our CDL truck driver training school guide.  This is a pdf download, available from our Truth About Trucking site, for those who are … Continue reading

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