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Arrow Trucking Not the Last Trucking Company to Close

Dec
31,
2009
2

With hundreds of former drivers lining up to join the lawsuit against Arrow Trucking, what will 2010 ring in for the long haul trucking industry?   I can only reiterate what I have discussed before and that is Arrow Trucking will … Continue reading

The 7 Biggest Mistakes by CDL Students and New Truck Drivers

Dec
18,
2009
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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

Retaining Truck Drivers Should be No Problem for Trucking Companies

Dec
9,
2009
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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

The Trucking Bubble

Nov
25,
2009
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Political correctness is destroying America.   There are no leaders running this country, only cowards who bow down before other countries and submit apologies for America’s “sins.”    A present day government filled with lies, deceit and fraud, creating bubbles within a … Continue reading

OOIDA Land Line Magazine Should Hear From CDL Students and New Drivers

Nov
13,
2009
8

Land Line Magazine, the OOIDA business trucking magazine, reported on the recent Dan Rather Reports TV Show in which I was invited to as a special speaker from the audience.  In the article they wrote: Rather turned to an audience … Continue reading

Trucking Companies, HireRight and False DAC Reporting

Nov
8,
2009
24

Updated: 9-23-10 The petition to Stop False DAC Reporting has reached 1,654 signatures of support.   Many are still unaware of this petition, but support is growing. If you have been victimized by companies placing false information on your DAC report … Continue reading

Owner Operator Lease Purchase Program Survey

Nov
8,
2009
1

We have often discussed the abuse and scam of the owner operator lease purchase program as practiced by many trucking companies.  Although there are companies that have excellent lease purchase options for the owner operator wannabe, studies have shown that … Continue reading

The Truck Driver’s Worst Enemy

Oct
25,
2009
15

by Allen Smith Professional truck drivers have a lot of enemies.  Many drivers perceive the DOT as one enemy . . . and without question it is the general public who looks at trucking as something that is just in … Continue reading

Better Fuel for the Trucking Industry

Aug
30,
2009
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Better fuel mileage and cleaner emission control is always on the mind of trucking companies and many owner operators, especially these days.   BetterFuel.org is an organization providing and promoting fuel saving technologies with the use of Ethos.   As their site … 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

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