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The Aging Pool of Truck Drivers

Apr
29,
2010
15

Out of the approximate four million active truck drivers in the United States, about 1.3 million are long haul truckers.  Comparing studies taken back in 2000 and 2001, I would estimate that the average age of the current over the … Continue reading

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Wrong CDL Truck Driving School Can Lead to Debt and No Job

Mar
18,
2010
6

The current state of the economy has hit many people and businesses hard.  Unfortunately, there is really no good news in sight for the economy and I personally do not see it getting better any time soon.  The primary goal … Continue reading

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Professional Truck Driving Requires No Skill

Mar
17,
2010
22

By:  Allen Smith Maneuvering an 18-wheeler through the city streets of Chicago, Detroit or one of the colonial-time cities of New England can test the patience of the most experienced truck driver.  Handling a rig that is 70 feet long, … Continue reading

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How to Order Your DMV Driving Records

Mar
6,
2010
1

If you are considering a career in trucking, it is always best to receive a copy of your DMV driving records.  Even if you believe that there are no problems, it is a good idea to confirm that there has … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Training is Serious Issue for Industry

Mar
4,
2010
9

By Allen Smith It is often very easy for veteran drivers and trucking company officials to overlook the importance of truck driver training for CDL students and new drivers.   With years of experience, the possibility of becoming laxed over time … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Shortage – Here We Go Again

Feb
26,
2010
8

Here we go again.  Talks about a major truck driver shortage is rearing its ugly head again.  Trucking companies are having such a difficult time filling truck driving job positions, even in this economy.  I wonder what all you CDL … Continue reading

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Truck Driving Jobs Employment

Jan
30,
2010
2

With many trucking companies still on a hiring freeze, many truck drivers are out of work and unable to find employment.  Many have filled out the on-line application forms which are electronically sent to hundreds of trucking companies across the … Continue reading

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U.S. Trucking Industry Corruption

Jan
10,
2010
14

by Allen Smith Within most industries lies corruption and the long haul trucking industry is no exception.  For years, this abuse has been kept swept under the rug and was only talked about, quietly among veteran drivers.  There are various … Continue reading

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The 7 Biggest Mistakes by CDL Students and New Truck Drivers

Dec
18,
2009
0

For thousands of new CDL students and truck drivers, entering into an industry that they know nothing about can be devastating financially.   The ever present scams of the over the road trucking industry and truck driving schools continue to ruin … Continue reading

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Trucking Scams Deserve Attention of State Attorney General

Dec
4,
2009
3

Truth About Trucking, LLC will continue to push forward by our continual exposing of scams, abuse and fraud within the over the road trucking industry.   As professional truck drivers, there still exists employee and constitutional rights and those trucking companies … Continue reading

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