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OTR Trucking – Inside the Belly of the Beast

Aug
31,
2011
8

Pushing drivers over the HOS rule, filing false information on their DAC reports, cutting their miles, starving out both experienced and new drivers, failing to raise driver pay for decades, terminating drivers for following CSA regulations . . . motor … Continue reading

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Truck Driving Unappreciated Job, but Honorable Profession

Aug
12,
2011
12

The truck driver, 1500 miles away from home and family and dealing with traffic, weather, load schedules, health problems, lack of sleep, poor diet, stress, regulations, DOT, logbook, road congestion, road construction . . . and on top of all … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers Can Shape Industry One Pen at a Time

Jan
20,
2011
2

During his address to Congress on August 12th, 1974, Gerald Ford said, “A government big enough to supply you with everything you need, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have.” As our nation’s truck drivers … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Succeeds Through Hard Work and Sacrifice

Dec
16,
2010
3

By: Allen Smith The trucking life is tough and is not for everyone.  In fact, many newcomers to the vocation will leave within the first six months, discovering that the exciting life on the road is not for them.  As … Continue reading

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Truck Driver DAC Report – Stop the Abuse

Jul
8,
2009
8

Trucking companies abuse the DAC reporting system which can end the career of professional truck drivers.  Please sign the petition to STOP False DAC Reporting.  We believe this abuse by many trucking companies and the DAC Services is in violation … Continue reading

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Trucking Life is Focus of New Show

Nov
10,
2008
0

Hello everybody . . . I wanted to let you know about a new show on Blog Talk Radio, hosted by 20 year trucking veteran, Larry Stafford out of Arizona. His new show – Independent(R)ealist, will give quick talks to … Continue reading

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Truck Driving Schools – Are you the Best of the Best?

Sep
9,
2008
0

Truck driving schools are plentiful through out the United States.  Some good….some bad.  We’ve all heard the stories from students and new drivers revealing their experiences with some of the not-so-good schools.  In any industry, there will always be those … Continue reading

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Truck Driving Jobs for $100,000 Per Year

Sep
1,
2008
8

If you are considering a career in professional truck driving, you have undoubtedly come across ads and articles stating that you can make as much as $100,000 per year. Although this can be true, let’s put this bitter sweet statement … Continue reading

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Is Trucking Right For You?

Aug
15,
2008
2

Are you considering a career in trucking? How do you know if it’s the right choice for you? Join Allen on Sunday, August 17th at 6:00 PM EST on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio, as he shares his thoughts … Continue reading

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