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More Flexibility or Higher Wages for Truck Drivers?

Mar
21,
2017
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More Flexibility or Higher Wages for Truck Drivers? Dr. Michael Belzer, an economist, recently told me that if Drivers wages increased 20%, the price of goods on the shelf would only increase about one half of 1%. That’s .50 cents … Continue reading

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Foreign Workers Program for U. S. Trucking Industry

May
27,
2010
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Is there an intentional movement building towards the initiating of a foreign workers program within the United States trucking industry?  With three major initiatives in the process :  CSA 2010, the FMCSA sleep apnea testing and the work in progress … Continue reading

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Professional Truck Driving Requires No Skill

Mar
17,
2010
22

By:  Allen Smith Maneuvering an 18-wheeler through the city streets of Chicago, Detroit or one of the colonial-time cities of New England can test the patience of the most experienced truck driver.  Handling a rig that is 70 feet long, … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform to Further Affect American Truckers

Jan
6,
2010
3

As if there are not enough problems for American truckers, the Obama Administration is quietly working in the background to further another aspect of their agenda against America:  immigration reform.   For 2010, their goal is to give complete amnesty to … Continue reading

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