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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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Success as a Professional Truck Driver

Nov
25,
2010
2

Thanksgiving is here and with it will soon come a new year.  New resolutions will be made and broken as always, but for many, a new year will bring hope and determination for a better future.  With new challenges facing … 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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Where have all the Qualified Truck Drivers gone?

Nov
10,
2010
12

Donna Smith The trucking industry appears to be in a panic claiming there is a shortage of qualified truck drivers. For years we’ve heard the claim, “Truck Driver Shortage,”  that’s nothing new, but  what does this new phrase  mean exactly, … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Trainees should not Dismiss Power of Wind

Oct
13,
2010
0

Truck driver training needs a complete overhaul within the industry.  The CDL schools state that their job is to get the new driver ready just enough to be able to pass the driving skills test and after that, it is … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Shortage is Industry Created

Oct
7,
2010
3

By: Aubrey “Allen” Smith Truck driver shortage to reach 400,000 The main stream media needs to listen to truck drivers before reporting on a nation-wide shortage of drivers.   Reports of a truck driver shortage are now swelling to as high … Continue reading

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Link between Human Trafficking, CDL Training, and Jason’s Law

Oct
5,
2010
2

by Donna Smith Recently the awareness for human trafficking within truck stops has been a serious topic of discussion, and truckers are being educated and made aware in order to help combat the problem. The human trafficking industry is a … Continue reading

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Entry Level Truck Drivers can make $40,000 per year

Sep
26,
2010
13

According to a recent news report, enrollment is up for truck driving schools and they claim that a new, entry level truck driver can make $40,000 in their first year.  According to the article: “The downside to driving a truck … Continue reading

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Truck Driving Training is Key to Industry Safety

Sep
23,
2010
2

The FMCSA is on a mission to change the face of the trucking industry.  The CSA will place more responsibility on both motor carrier and the truck driver which they assume will lead to a safer operating industry.  In the … Continue reading

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Fear of Truck Driver Training

May
12,
2010
2

My dad loved to hunt rattlesnakes.  Whenever he was down, depressed or simply tired to the bone from working all night on the Oklahoma oil rigs, all I had to do to cheer him up was to say, “Let’s go … Continue reading

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