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U.S. Trucking Industry Corruption

Jan
10,
2010
14

by Allen Smith Within most industries lies corruption and the long haul trucking industry is no exception.  For years, this abuse has been kept swept under the rug and was only talked about, quietly among veteran drivers.  There are various … Continue reading

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The 7 Biggest Mistakes by CDL Students and New Truck Drivers

Dec
18,
2009
0

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

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Trucking Scams Deserve Attention of State Attorney General

Dec
4,
2009
3

Truth About Trucking, LLC will continue to push forward by our continual exposing of scams, abuse and fraud within the over the road trucking industry.   As professional truck drivers, there still exists employee and constitutional rights and those trucking companies … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Training Solutions

Dec
4,
2009
2

Donna hosted this evening’s Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk show on Blog Talk Radio with special guest, TruckerDesiree, focusing on solutions for the problems in truck driver training.   Second guest, Tom Hanson did not make it, but the one and … Continue reading

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Trucking Industry and Politics

Nov
29,
2009
0

Many veteran drivers have written me and they often begin in the same way:  “The trucking industry is the most corrupt industry . . .” I receive emails like these every day.  For nearly five years now, we have been … Continue reading

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CSA 2010 Good for Trucking Industry or Opportunity for Abuse?

Nov
6,
2009
67

The trucking industry will soon see a change in the FMCSA safety rating system, Safestat.  The new program, CSA 2010 will soon be underway.   I see what could be a good thing for the safety standards of the trucking industry, … Continue reading

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Truth About Trucking “LIVE” Talk Radio Airs Dan Rather Controversy

Nov
5,
2009
12

Earlier this evening our BTR show, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” aired a 90 minute show discussing the Dan Rather interview with TruckerDesiree.   Thanks to the callers and listeners and those in the chat room for tuning in . . . … Continue reading

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Dan Rather Reports Trucking Controversy – Here’s Your Chance to be Heard

Oct
25,
2009
1

Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio will open up the phone lines to discuss the controversy within the trucking industry from the recent Dan Rather Reports interview with lady driver, TruckerDesiree. Thirty two year trucking veteran, Aubrey Allen Smith fights … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform for Truck Drivers

Sep
24,
2009
0

With premium costs spiraling upwards and no end in sight, health care is a big concern for truckers and the trucking industry as well.   Join hosts Allen Smith and Barry Szczucki, with special guest Mike Johnston scheduled, for an in-depth … Continue reading

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Workplace Harassment and American Injustice

Aug
17,
2009
0

“The most odious of all oppressions are those which mask as justice.” That statement was once made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson.   It’s a statement that I often recall when I hear or read about a so-called … Continue reading

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