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Trucking and the Economy-You CAN Make It

Jan
18,
2009
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We all know the struggles that the economy has brought upon the trucking industry.  At present, nearly 40,000 trucking companies went under in 2008.  Over 100,000 truck drivers found themselves without a job and only those companies where everyone pulls … Continue reading

The Trucking Industry- Should We Keep Everything a “Secret”?

Nov
29,
2008
1

by Donna Smith I have to say that I am pretty annoyed with a lot of folks out there who are continually trying to pretend that everything is “peachy keen” within the trucking industry. It appears that their goal is to create … Continue reading

Truck Driving Jobs- Empty Promises

Nov
27,
2008
4

by Allen Smith The website for “The Best Truck Driving Jobs- A State by State Guide” is live.  The book is quickly becoming a favorite and I hope it helps all those in trucking make the all important decision of “which … Continue reading

Women in Trucking can Make a Difference

Nov
19,
2008
5

One of the most courageous woman truckers right now is writing on the AskTheTrucker blog, exposing the treatment and tactics allowed to continue within the trucking industry, as viewed through her eyes and own experiences.  The purpose for these posts are two fold: … Continue reading

AskTheTrucker.com Ranked Number 1 for Top 10 Trucking Blogs

Oct
23,
2008
0

Recently we received a message on our AskTheTrucker contact form: Ben Leffler wrote: Hi, My name is Ben and I blog for uShip.com. I think askthetrucker.com is an excellent resource for those starting out in the trucking industry, so I … Continue reading

Questions Answered on Talk Radio Show

Oct
15,
2008
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We had a great show tonight (10-14-08), on Truth About Trucking “LIVE”, where I read and answered questions from callers and from our email “vault.”   I appreciate all the listeners and callers and hope the show was helpful . . … Continue reading

Driving With Blinders On

Sep
3,
2008
11

Years ago, while I was working in the oilfields of Oklahoma, I decided to start another business. Since trucking was in my blood, I chose to open a hot shot service. Though there was “talk” about an oilfield crunch, I … Continue reading

Truth About Trucking: Watch Out for Copy Cats

Jul
26,
2008
0

There is only ONE truthabouttrucking.com.  The book was originally written by me, Aubrey “Allen” Smith in 2000, and launched across the world wide web in 2005 with its revised, updated version, “The Truth About Trucking” is much needed knowledge for … Continue reading

Audio CD’s for “Truth about Trucking” Making a Difference in Trucking

Jul
20,
2008
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Audio Cd’s debut for The Truth About Trucking.
Expanding goals for changing the standards of the trucking industry. Continue reading

Truck Driver Salaries

Sep
1,
2007
11

The United States trucking industry hauls more than nine billion tons of the country’s freight every year. That works out to be over 64 percent of the nation’s cargo. How important is trucking to American consumers? The number of communities … Continue reading

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