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Trucking Social Media Speaker Jeff Barker

May
19,
2013
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One of the key speakers this year presenting at the 2013 Trucking Social Media Convention will be Jeff Barker; professional driver, columnist, health advocate, and outdoor enthusiast. Jeff will have the task of addressing the topic this year, Truck Driver … Continue reading

National Truck Parking Survey

May
14,
2013
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A National Truck Parking Survey headed by the original crusader for Jason’s Law, Hope Rivenburg, is underway, measuring and interpreting data collected from Professional Truck Drivers regarding the availability of Safe Truck Parking. The results of this study will be … Continue reading

Drivers Urged to File DAC Complaints with FTC

Mar
28,
2013
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The on-going false DAC reporting by motor carriers against the professional truck driver continues as we hear from drivers on a near daily basis. As awareness of this issue has become greater in the past few years, further steps have … Continue reading

Drivers Are True Collateral Damage of CSA

Mar
26,
2013
3

The premise of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s CSA program was to finally hold both motor carriers and truck drivers accountable in adhering to the established safety regulations in place for the trucking industry. It was in fact, described … Continue reading

Wanted: Unskilled, Professional Truck Drivers

Jan
23,
2013
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With millions of people out of work and no future signs for economic growth, many are looking toward truck driving as a possible career. Truck driving schools and trucking companies continually advertise for the need in drivers and the promise … Continue reading

Top Tips for Falling Asleep Near Busy Roads

Sep
26,
2012
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By: Sam Fisher Getting a good night’s sleep is a priority for many people, but most people tend to sleep in familiar surroundings where getting to sleep is little trouble. The opposite can be said of truckers. Pulling in at … Continue reading

Trucking Lawyers Defend Driver Rights

Sep
12,
2012
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As social media becomes more prevalent within the trucking community, professional truck drivers are learning that like all employees or contractors, they do have legal rights. For years, drivers have taken the brunt of the responsibilities imposed on them by … Continue reading

Trucking Social Media is Not for Everyone

May
16,
2012
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There are those within trucking who realize that the time of just having a website up, along with a few magazine ads and some radio advertising, just won’t cut it! The new wave they are riding is social media, and it has become the means by which many communicate their message, accomplish their goals and prove their veracity. … Continue reading

Without Truck Drivers America Stops

Apr
25,
2012
2

Should you ever find the time to sit down with an “old timer” truck driver and listen to the tales of “the good ole’ days” in trucking, you just may be surprised at how the industry has changed. You will … Continue reading

GPS tracking Helps Locate Missing Drivers

Apr
16,
2012
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One of the most horrifying experiences for a family to go through is to have a loved one go missing. “Not knowing” brings all kinds of possible scenarios into one minds of what “could have” happened. This is a real concern … Continue reading

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