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Truck Stop fights to keep Tony the Tiger

Jan
4,
2009
22

PHOTO BY : PATRICK DENNIS of THE ADVOCATE Those who have been in OTR trucking for awhile, certainly know about the Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete, Louisiana.  I always made it a point to stop there when passing through, … Continue reading

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The Problem with Trucking Forums

Dec
31,
2008
7

by Allen Smith Making a career change can be a big step for many of us. For those considering truck driving as a profession, they undoubtedly have an endless list of questions. In this technological world we live in today, … Continue reading

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Truck Driving School Questions

Dec
30,
2008
7

As a new year for trucking approaches and you contemplate your choice for a truck driving school, here is a reminder of important questions to ask and facts to keep in mind.  There are plenty of truck driving schools across this … Continue reading

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Trucking 2009 – Will This be Your Year?

Dec
29,
2008
2

As 2008 comes to a close many people will be faced with yet another New Year’s resolution – a career change. During a time of layoffs and bail outs, many will look at professional truck driving as a possibility. The … Continue reading

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Freight Broker Training Show – A BIG Hit!

Dec
17,
2008
4

We just completed our online radio show with Mr. Jack Martin of A1 Freight Broker Training and it was a big hit with listeners!  Alot of great information and you can “hear” why Mr. Martin is so successful as a … Continue reading

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South Dakota Relief Effort Extended

Dec
16,
2008
1

The relief effort from last month’s blizzard in South Dakota, has been extended to January 9th, 2009. Heading up the effort is Robin Carneen who can be reached at   503-544-9794   or email at robin.carneen@gmail.com – Again, clothes, food, diapers, snacks…any help … Continue reading

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The Hardest Part of Trucking

Dec
15,
2008
3

Trucking can be a rough lifestyle. One way or the other, everyone has to do what they need to do in order to provide for themselves and their family. Over the road trucking can be fun at times, but the … Continue reading

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DMV Point System Show Re-Broadcast

Dec
15,
2008
0

Our previous show, Driving Record – Understanding the DMV Point System, was aired this evening on our online radio program – Truth About Trucking “LIVE.”  This was a pre-recorded broadcast, since we had sound problems with the live show.  You … Continue reading

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Are You an Insurable Driver? That is the Question

Dec
14,
2008
12

When considering a career as a professional truck driver, all too often our past can catch up with us. Whether it be violations on our driving record or former mistakes we’ve made such as misdemeanors or even felonies, suddenly we … Continue reading

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Freight Broker Training – Topic of Upcoming Show

Dec
14,
2008
5

Having trouble getting your CDL?  Want to be a more successful owner operator?  Having your own freight broker license could be the answer!  Jack Martin of A1 Freight Broker Training will be our special guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” … Continue reading

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