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NMTA: Helping Truckers Succeed

Sep
24,
2014
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In the ever-changing atmosphere of the trucking industry, education is the key to not only surviving, but in achieving any level of personal or business success. Many professional truck drivers become “trapped” within the idea that the only skill they … Continue reading

SBTC to Host Trucking Conference at Sea

Jun
22,
2014
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The Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) is hosting an educational and networking conference for the trucking industry, scheduled for September 12th – 15th, 2014. The Industry at Sea event is a three-night Nassau, Bahamas cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean’s … Continue reading

TDSMC Speaker Launches Trucking Industry Compliance Service

Jun
6,
2013
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Well known trucking regulatory specialist and consultant, Richard Wilson has announced the opening of TCRG Consulting, LLC which is based out of Greenwood, Delaware. As President/CEO and Consulting Manager, Mr. Wilson has over 30 years experience of compliance and regulatory training … Continue reading

Freight Broker Training

Jan
31,
2013
1

The trucking industry is seeing more veteran drivers leaving the profession largely due to the over-regulation of the business. Coupled with 100,000 baby boomers approaching retirement age, along with a younger generation that sees the trucking lifestyle as unacceptable, many … Continue reading

Truck Driver Training – Automatic or Manual?

Oct
11,
2012
12

By: Allen Smith Original Post: 10/08/2008 Updated: 10/11/2012 Many of those who are considering a career in professional truck driving are investigating the possibilities of obtaining their CDL training in a commercial motor vehicle with automatic transmission, rather than the … Continue reading

Driving Habits Major Cause of Car-Truck Crashes

Sep
20,
2012
2

By: Allen Smith Personal injury attorneys and safety groups work to heavily promote the dangers that the big 18-wheeler trucks create on our highways and interstates. Major news outlets do their part in this promotion as well. Safety organizations calling … Continue reading

Locating, Hiring and Retaining Quality CDL Drivers

Jul
10,
2012
1

  by Mike Reardon As any veteran professional driver will tell you, trucking has its challenges. Similarly to a professional pilot career, it begins with passion.  Professional pilots, way back when, pursued their career goal within an industry that fought … Continue reading

Trucking Social Media Confirms Chris Voss as Guest Speaker

May
31,
2012
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Nationally recognized social media expert, Chris Voss will share his expertise during the 2012 truck driver social media convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Voss will discuss the facts, myths and benefits of social media and how to incorporate social … Continue reading

James McCormack returns for the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention

May
6,
2012
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  The Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention is for the professional truck driver and for those industry professionals who support them. Truck Drivers keep America moving but they are often overlooked and left unrecognized by the mainstream industry. Social … Continue reading

Deaf Message to FMCSA: “Let Us Drive”

Jan
19,
2012
11

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) recently announced that  more than twenty deaf and hard of hearing truck drivers who submitted applications for an exemption from the DOT hearing requirements through the NAD in July 2011 are now being considered … Continue reading

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