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Hourly Pay for all Truck Drivers

hourly pay for truck drivers

hourly pay for truck drivers

It has been debated by truck drivers waiting in line at the shippers and receivers and over a cup of coffee at their favorite truck stop.  Some like the idea, while others are adamantly against it.  It will likely never happen, but it makes for good conversation . . .

What are the pros and cons of having all truck drivers paid by the hour, instead of CPM, per load or other means.  By what pay do truckers really prefer?   Stay with cents-per-mile or would having all drivers pay at an hourly rate work for the millions of professional truck drivers who keep America moving?

Trucking talk radio, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” discussed the hourly pay for truck drivers debate on Thursday, August 26th, 2010. Are you for it . . . or against it?

Also, for the first segment of the show, our special guest was Mike Garcia of diesel treatment dot com about the new fuel additive, XTREME.

John Winterholler

John Winterholler

Also joining the show was CEO/President of Syntek Global, John Winterholler.

Xtreme fuel treatment

Xtreme fuel treatment

Allen tested this product and the results were disclosed on the show as we learned more about this diesel and gas fuel treatment.  Owner Operators should check out the Xtreme Fuel Treatment and compare the cost to savings as was described in the show.

We will posting the test results in an upcoming post . . . catch the show here:

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 34 year veteran ( started at an early age in family moving business) of the trucking industry, many of those years spent over the road. He has been an owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and has owned and operated a moving company, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. One thing though that most will say is that the reason and motivation behind the author, Allen Smith, is the fact he is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. As you read many of the blog posts you’ll discover that he is opinionated and speaks openly about the ongoing issues of the trucking industry. He supports other fellow advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who are in need of honesty, guidance and direction. The list of supporters and like minded people grows daily and their ability to network together and share their thoughts and ideas for the betterment of others within trucking, has allowed the forward movement of... "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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