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Category Archives: Trucking

Trucking Blogs and Forums

Aug
11,
2008
2

A great means of information is provided for those interested in trucking through the use of trucking blogs and forums.  Have a question about a certain motor carrier?  Check out the forums?  Wondering about a truck driving school?  Post a … Continue reading

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Trucking Talk Radio Show Debuts

Aug
10,
2008
0

We were pleased to have launched our first broadcast of the Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio show earlier today, entitled “HazMat Operations.”  If you happened to miss it, you can hear it now by following the link below: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/TruthAboutTrucking/2008/08/09/HazMat-Operations … Continue reading

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Woman in Trucking- They’re not Just Driving

Aug
9,
2008
0

Woman have come a long way in trucking. Meet Laura Hunt, an employee for UPS who has been honored with the very prestigious Top Gun Award at DTS( Driver Training School). Read More about Laura and her story. We’d like to hear more … Continue reading

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Trucking Software for Owner Operators

Aug
5,
2008
1

In today’s world of technoloy, how does one choose a certain program or software for personal or business use.  The supply is endless!  Normally, I tend to stay away from recommending such items, but I happened to come across a … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t My Current Employer on my USIS/DAC Report?

Aug
5,
2008
2

This is a good post I found from an excellent website …. One of the more common questions I receive concerns why a current employer does not show up on a USIS “DAC” report. A driver will call me, has received … Continue reading

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“Trucking is Lost” – by Wayne Weisser of “Life On The Road”

Aug
3,
2008
0

This is a great post by Mr. Wayne Weisser of Life On The Road.  There are more problems that face the trucking industry other than the higher cost of fuel.  He comments on many great points concerning our trucking industry … Continue reading

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Blog Talk Radio- Register and Enjoy the Variety

Jul
30,
2008
2

As you know,  Truth About Trucking “LIVE” is one of  the many Blog Talk Radio Shows on “the air”.  I’ve been really impressed by some of the shows, and encourage everyone to register. To get familiar with the types of shows they … Continue reading

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Truck Stop Directory

Feb
20,
2008
6

A professional truck driver gets to know the best places to stop for a meal or rest during their time over the road. Normally based on what services are available, ease of parking, safety, etc., each driver has their own … Continue reading

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Winter Driving Tips

Nov
4,
2007
3

On December 21st at precisely 7:42 A.M. EST, the sun’s rays will strike one of the two tropical latitude lines, and thus winter will officially begin for the Northern Hemisphere. This will also be the official beginning of “winter driving” … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Salaries

Sep
1,
2007
11

The United States trucking industry hauls more than nine billion tons of the country’s freight every year. That works out to be over 64 percent of the nation’s cargo. How important is trucking to American consumers? The number of communities … Continue reading

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