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Motor Carrier Safety Department is in Name Only

Aug
10,
2011
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Through out the U. S. trucking industry, safety is the word that continues to draw attention as the top priority for motor carriers.  The FMCSA is responsible for establishing the safety guidelines that all trucking companies must follow. Due to … Continue reading

Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax due date has been delayed by the IRS until November.

Jul
23,
2011
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Attention Truckers!! The IRS Form 2290, also known as the Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax has been delayed by the IRS until November. Click here for full details from the IRS.gov website. The 2011-2012 IRS Form 2290 will be due … Continue reading

Leading Social Media Expert to Speak at Truck Driver Convention

Mar
13,
2011
1

Social media experts agree that the trucking industry is still lagging behind other industries when it comes to utilizing the tools of social media.  Tools which can help professional truck drivers to further their careers or companies and corporations to … Continue reading

Tea Party Movement Could Hold Lesson for Truck Drivers

Mar
3,
2011
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This is not a post about politics.  This has nothing to do with being Democrat or Republican or even if you agree or disagree with an action that is taking place in this country. Actually, this post is about power … Continue reading

World Truck Drivers Message to America: Stand Up for Your Rights

Jan
20,
2011
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Truck drivers around the world are closely watching how new regulations are impacting the U. S. trucking industry and the driver.  More specifically, they are monitoring the actions from the American trucker.  Our internet talk radio show, Truth About Trucking … Continue reading

Motor Carriers Push Away Experienced Truck Drivers

Nov
12,
2010
12

By: Allen Smith With the CSA about to come out further for the trucking industry, motor carriers are stating how difficult it is to find qualified truck drivers.  According to many trucking companies and recruiters that we hear from and … Continue reading

Where have all the Qualified Truck Drivers gone?

Nov
10,
2010
12

Donna Smith The trucking industry appears to be in a panic claiming there is a shortage of qualified truck drivers. For years we’ve heard the claim, “Truck Driver Shortage,”  that’s nothing new, but  what does this new phrase  mean exactly, … 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

DAC Report and Company Lease Purchase Plans Big Scams in Trucking

Sep
8,
2010
3

By Allen Smith When I first began publicly exposing the scams of over the road trucking five years ago, I received many hate emails from industry leaders because they did not want the U. S. trucking industry to be given … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Face Big Problems with CSA 2010

Aug
10,
2010
4

How serious is the FMCSA’s CSA 2010 for truck drivers and trucking companies?  While many truckers and trucking companies have taken a “wait and see” attitude, Rickey Gooch of PrePaid Legal Services, Inc., and Justice for Truckers, continues to address … Continue reading

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