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Truck Drivers Homeless in America

Dec
15,
2010
5

“I’ve been a truck driver for 9 years off and on, presently driving for XXXXX, all 48.  I am more in tune with homelessness as I am still homeless myself. Except for my truck, I have nowhere else to stay.” … Continue reading

Why Bad Trucking Companies Will Never Change

Sep
23,
2010
24

Veteran truck drivers know the good trucking companies from the bad.  New drivers just starting out have no idea which trucking company is considered a good one and which companies should be avoided.  A big problem among truck drivers, both … Continue reading

Local truck drivers get hiring break in OTR experience

May
6,
2010
1

By: Allen Smith – Tampa Bay Trucking Examiner Local semi tractor-trailer drivers often find it nearly impossible to find work as an over the road truck driver.  Normally, trucking companies require six months to one year of verifiable, recent OTR … Continue reading

How to Remove False Information From the DAC Report

Jan
28,
2010
8

By:  Allen Smith It is a constant battle.  Thousands of truck drivers unable to find another truck driving job due to false information having been reported to their DAC report.  The number of drivers affected is unknown.  Other false information … Continue reading

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

Truckers to Shape Up or Ship Out

Aug
11,
2009
11

Next time you stop after a hard day’s run at your favorite diner, you may want to think again before ordering that chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and gravy!  The trucking industry just keeps on changing, and now . … Continue reading

Truck Driving Jobs and the Recession

Apr
7,
2009
5

CDL training schools are presently seeing an increase in student enrollment, as high as thirty percent.  Are there enough truck driving jobs to accommodate them?  Can a CDL student or recent CDL graduate find a trucking job in the present … Continue reading

Trucking Jobs – Focus of Talk Show

Feb
10,
2009
1

Our radio show, Trucking Jobs, on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” , was broadcast earlier this evening and received a great response.  Discussing the economy and over the road trucking in general, Allen also provided a resource for finding a truck driving … Continue reading

Truck Driving Jobs – Here’s Where to Find Them

Feb
2,
2009
15

Who says that there are no trucking companies hiring drivers?  There are still thousands of companies looking for truck drivers all over the United States.  Company drivers, Owner Operators, Students, Recent Graduates, Local, Regional, OTR … trucking companies still have … Continue reading

Trucking Break – Free TV and Movies

Jan
26,
2009
0

When trucking offers a little rest time and you find yourself on the 34 hour break, why not enjoy free TV shows and movies, right from the cab of your truck?  With a laptop and high speed connection, that is … Continue reading

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