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Real Solutions to the Truck Driver Shortage

Jul
5,
2012
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For the first quarter of 2012, the truck driver turnover rate has climbed to 90% which reflects a 51% increase since the same time period from 2010.  Motor carriers are once again being reported as “scrambling” for qualified CDL truck … Continue reading

Another driver advocate pleas for truckers to raise their voices

Oct
2,
2011
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Have you noticed?  There’s something in the air….drivers are talking…but they’re not just talking, they’re discussing and sharing opinions, thoughts, and ideas about the challenges that they are continually facing. The social media websites are filled with buzz about: more … Continue reading

FOX Business Network Presents Coverage of Trucking Industry

Sep
13,
2011
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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

Are unnecessary trucking regulations burdening our industry and our economy?

Jul
8,
2011
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By Richard Wilson of Trans Products and Services Physical year 2010 saw the highest upswing in regulatory costs in our country’s history. This Administration has singlehandedly increased regulatory spending by 1.75 trillion Dollars. (US Chamber of Commerce figures) In these … Continue reading

The Aging Pool of Truck Drivers

Apr
29,
2010
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Out of the approximate four million active truck drivers in the United States, about 1.3 million are long haul truckers.  Comparing studies taken back in 2000 and 2001, I would estimate that the average age of the current over the … Continue reading

Truth About Trucking “LIVE” to Air Open Discussion on Industry Issues

Jan
14,
2010
0

Blog Talk Radio’s premier trucking talk radio show, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” will air their first show of 2010 with an open line discussion of the most important issues facing the trucking industry today: Trucking Topics Open Discussion “Allen opens … Continue reading

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