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Trucking Industry- Know your driver

Jan
27,
2014
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  I remember roll call one evening when I was a young police officer in 1980.  We were discussing truckers and the threat those big rigs posed, not only from a highway safety perspective, but how they can be deadly … 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

FOX Business Network Presents Coverage of Trucking Industry

Sep
13,
2011
14

FOX  Business Network out of New York City has asked us to share  their upcoming coverage of the trucking industry which will begin today, September 13th, 2011: FOX BUSINESS NETWORK PRESENTS COVERAGE OF TRUCKING INDUSTRY FOX Business Network (FBN) presents … Continue reading

October Social Media Event is promoting networking throughout the trucking industry

Aug
16,
2011
0

The First Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention is only 2 months away and what started out initially to be a convention for drivers, is quickly becoming a trucking social media event for the industry. The first time ever event … Continue reading

Power of Trucking Social Media

Nov
11,
2010
4

For years, professional truck drivers have been caught in a solitude existence of life on the road.  For weeks and months at a time, the men and women who move America could only communicate with their family and friends by … 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

HOS Rule Change more serious than CSA

Sep
24,
2010
20

The trucking industry is gearing up for the new safety initiative, now known as simply CSA.  Discussion is abundant over the consequences to trucking companies and truck drivers, with estimates ranging between 100,000 and 300,000 as the number of truckers … Continue reading

Jasons Law- Day of Recognition and Call to Action- June 28th, 2010

Jun
7,
2010
6

by Donna Smith Hope Rivenburg, the widow of slain trucker Jason Rivenburg, along with Congressman Paul Tonko, AskTheTrucker, and everyone who has worked so diligently  to get HR 2156 passed into law, has designated June 28th 2010, the official day … Continue reading

Tough Guy Persona Hampers Trucking Issues

Mar
10,
2010
4

The trucking industry certainly provides jobs for millions of people, but like most industries, it has its share of problems.  For years, these problems had always remained swept under the rug with few people stepping forward and going public with … Continue reading

Trucking Industry Covers Up Female Driver Trainees Harassment

Jan
10,
2010
8

Are female truck driver student trainees really being harassed by some male CDL trainers?  Are the stories of verbal and sexual assault true or are they just stories?  Why would trucking organizations and companies want to cover up such acts … Continue reading

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