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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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Closing the Mexico Border

Aug
21,
2007
4

What would happen to the trucking industry if we closed the Mexico border?   What would be the impact to American drivers?   How would our economy change?   Though it will always be open, what financial effects would it have on the … Continue reading

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Florida Petroleum Carriers Ready for Hurricane Season

Apr
8,
2007
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The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. As the previous years have shown, this can be a treacherous and even deadly time for those affected regions. Hopefully, we will have a repeat of 2006 where none … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Training for Accident Prevention

Apr
1,
2007
1

Truck driver training is the single most important factor one should consider when contemplating a future in truck driving careers. Many believe that after a three week course, they are ready to tackle the road as an operator of an … Continue reading

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Truck Driving in Iraq : You Think It’s Tough Here?

Mar
4,
2007
0

Truck driving undoubtedly has its challenges here in the United States. Crowded highways, not enough parking areas and long hours are just a few of the problems drivers face on a daily basis. I was enjoying a meal at a … Continue reading

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New Drivers : Beware and Prepare

Jan
30,
2007
2

(A guide to trucking in the Northeast) As someone who is investigating the opportunities in truck driving careers, you undoubtedly have heard the horror stories about trucking in the Northeast. The stories of overcrowded roadways, lack of parking spaces and … Continue reading

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