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Category Archives: Trucking

Women trucker self defense course confronts attacks against women

Feb
20,
2017
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Social Trucking Group to Engage Taekwondo on the High Seas United States Taekwondo Directory FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Jan. 10, 2017 – PRLog — The Real Women in Trucking Organization, a 501 (c) 6 trade association, will host a two … Continue reading

Judge grants class certification against C.R. England Student-Truck Lease Lawsuit

Feb
14,
2017
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For many years I’ve been writing and warning new drivers not to be lured by company truck Lease Purchase programs.  Most veteran drivers know that  carrier Lease Agreements are meant for the company to be profitable and the driver to … Continue reading

Will the NRA embrace Michael’s Law Amendment Constitutional gun carry?

Feb
10,
2017
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The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been trying for over a decade with various national reciprocity gun permit attempts.  In accordance with the 10th amendment, each state has their own laws when it comes to gun rights and the 2nd … Continue reading

Congressional Law could further hurt driver wages IF no action is taken

Jan
19,
2017
1

InfoGraphic explains how upcoming Congressional Law could further hurt driver wages IF drivers do not take action Say NO to Additional Federal Law to Preempt State Labor Laws. Call the Government Switchboard 202-224-3121 The #1 priority for Trucking Associations, such … Continue reading

ATA wants Federal Laws- Truckers Say NO! Give states the power

Jan
9,
2017
4

Say No to additional Federal Laws used to preempt  State Labor Laws There are many concerns for drivers in 2017.  According to surveys, both from Overdrive and ATRI, on top of the list are the concerns for ELD and Hours … Continue reading

Attention Shippers & Receivers-TIRED TRUCKERS NEED YOUR HELP

Dec
27,
2016
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Attention Shippers & Receivers -TIRED TRUCKERS NEED YOUR HELP! It’s the end of a 12 to 14 hr day. A day of traffic congestion, tight delivery/pickup schedules, pickup and delivery delays, weather, and when all the time on the job … Continue reading

Driver comments needed NOW to improve Rest Area Parking

Dec
19,
2016
2

On December 12th 2016 was the final meeting for the National Truck Parking Coalition held at the United States Department of Transportation in Washington D.C. These meetings began November 2015 and followed with 5 more during the year. The National … Continue reading

The Truth about Meal and Rest Breaks for Intrastate drivers

Nov
23,
2016
4

 The Truth about Meal and Rest Breaks for Intrastate drivers- Concerning Meal and Rest Breaks for Intrastate Drivers     Driver Wages continue to be attacked-  Provisions to overturn state laws designed to protect truckers began to first appear in … Continue reading

XYpper, Inc. Launches Transformative Technology for the Trucking Industry

Nov
8,
2016
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  XYpper, Inc. Launches Transformative Technology for the Trucking Industry XYpper Technologies has developed, beta-tested and is now launching technology that completely transforms and streamlines operations for the trucking industry through a system that includes an Uber-like app. The current … Continue reading

The more unpaid hours you work, the less valued you are

Oct
28,
2016
4

We have been enduring a Driver shortage for 30yrs now that I am aware of. We have also seen 100% turnover rates for as long as I can remember! Could it be that the Drivers shortage is a profitable business … Continue reading

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