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Trucking Industry Needs better Recruiting and CDL Training to Survive

Dec
3,
2010
7

One of the most important issues to date is the pending effects that the soon government implemented CSA (formerly called CSA 2010) will have on the trucking industry. Many experts are anticipating a massive shortage of truck drivers within the … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Training is Serious Issue for Industry

Mar
4,
2010
9

By Allen Smith It is often very easy for veteran drivers and trucking company officials to overlook the importance of truck driver training for CDL students and new drivers.   With years of experience, the possibility of becoming laxed over time … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Shortage – Here We Go Again

Feb
26,
2010
8

Here we go again.  Talks about a major truck driver shortage is rearing its ugly head again.  Trucking companies are having such a difficult time filling truck driving job positions, even in this economy.  I wonder what all you CDL … Continue reading

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Truck Driving Jobs Employment

Jan
30,
2010
2

With many trucking companies still on a hiring freeze, many truck drivers are out of work and unable to find employment.  Many have filled out the on-line application forms which are electronically sent to hundreds of trucking companies across the … Continue reading

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U.S. Trucking Industry Corruption

Jan
10,
2010
14

by Allen Smith Within most industries lies corruption and the long haul trucking industry is no exception.  For years, this abuse has been kept swept under the rug and was only talked about, quietly among veteran drivers.  There are various … Continue reading

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The 7 Biggest Mistakes by CDL Students and New Truck Drivers

Dec
18,
2009
0

For thousands of new CDL students and truck drivers, entering into an industry that they know nothing about can be devastating financially.   The ever present scams of the over the road trucking industry and truck driving schools continue to ruin … Continue reading

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Retaining Truck Drivers Should be No Problem for Trucking Companies

Dec
9,
2009
6

Recently, concerning the problem for trucking companies to retain drivers within their employment, an industry leader commented that no trucking company wants a “revolving door.”   That statement is actually both true and false.  The many decent and well respected trucking … Continue reading

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Trucking Industry and Politics

Nov
29,
2009
0

Many veteran drivers have written me and they often begin in the same way:  “The trucking industry is the most corrupt industry . . .” I receive emails like these every day.  For nearly five years now, we have been … Continue reading

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What Every CDL Student Should Know

Sep
11,
2009
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In today’s economy, many people are looking at professional truck driving as a possible career.  Their first stop?  CDL truck driver training school.  Before heading to the nearest CDL school,  CDL students need to know certain, important facts before making … Continue reading

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How CDL Students Can Increase Their Chances for Hire

Sep
1,
2009
1

Everyday we hear or read about the lack of jobs for truck drivers, especially for the new CDL student just coming on board.  Although things have gotten a little tighter, the truth of the matter is . . . there … Continue reading

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