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Telemedicine: Medical Help for Over the Road Truckers

Jan
9,
2014
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Becoming ill while driving, it’s happened to all of us who have driven any length of time over the road. What do you do?  Many drivers say they just “tough it out” and keep driving.  But there are many times … Continue reading

Singer Songwriter Tony Justice delivers “Apple Pie Moonshine” at truck stops

Dec
10,
2013
2

  The long wait is over, singer-songwriter Tony Justice’s latest CD, “Apple Pie Moonshine” has been released to all major truck stops (just in time for Christmas), and fans are purchasing them faster than the elves can keep up with … Continue reading

Trucking Industry Saves Millions in Driver Detention Pay

Oct
16,
2013
2

The Federal Government currently has approximately 4.1 million employees with an average annual salary of $78,500.  This figure would work out to be about $37.74 per hour. If each employee would work one hour a day for free, this would … Continue reading

Small Business Owners can Legally deduct ALL Health Insurance Premiums and Cost

Aug
12,
2013
0

          If someone was to give you, let’s say $4,000 in exchange for $300 would you say that was a real benefit to you? And if the $300 that you exchanged for the plan came with … Continue reading

Investigation Discovery Films the “Good Side of Trucking” at the 2012 Trucking Social Media Convention

Aug
8,
2013
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“Killer Truckers.   The title sends chills down the spine as it depicts a graphic image of an entire industry of big trucks rolling down the highway just waiting for the opportunity to take advantage of the naive and vulnerable, quenching their … Continue reading

Tony Justice shares “Apple Pie Moonshine” on Truth About Trucking “Live”

Aug
1,
2013
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It’s been almost 3 years since we were first introduced to Tony Justice through Barry Allen and David Ayers of Allen and Ayers Productions. Shortly after, Tony was booked as the entertainment for the 1st Annual Truck Driver Social Media … Continue reading

Trucking Community called to support Missing Truck Driver Alert Network

Jul
9,
2013
3

It’s been over a year since missing truck driver Mark Williams was found deceased in his truck at a truck stop in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Feb 4th 2012. Mark had only been missing for 2 days when he was eventually … Continue reading

JOHNNY ALLNYTE WORLDWIDE FOUNDATION Assisting Workers in the Tow and Trucking Industry

Jun
3,
2013
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by Lesley Raelene Introducing the Johnny Allnyte Worldwide Foundation recently established by Lesley Raelene ,widow of John Alexander Pethebridge (aka Johnny Allnyte). The Johnny Allnyte Worldwide Foundation was set up as a not-for-profit organization with the aim of raising funds … Continue reading

Trucking Social Media Speaker Jeff Barker

May
19,
2013
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One of the key speakers this year presenting at the 2013 Trucking Social Media Convention will be Jeff Barker; professional driver, columnist, health advocate, and outdoor enthusiast. Jeff will have the task of addressing the topic this year, Truck Driver … Continue reading

Trucking Social Media – Is anybody listening?

May
4,
2013
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  We’re already into May and with MATS behind us all, life continues on within the trucking industry, especially for the professional driver.  Their concerns are many and include topics such as: low wages, CSA, Health Issues, EOBR’s, Sleep Apnea, … Continue reading

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