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Co-Founder of Truckers Against Trafficking Discusses Book: “My Life Crazy”

Dec
7,
2011
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Kylla Leeburg, co-founder of the Truckers Against Trafficking organization returned as our guest on Blog Talk Radio’s, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” on Thursday, December 8th, 2011 to discuss her book, “My Life Crazy.” The book details her two year missionary … 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

Violence Against Driver Trainers by Trainees

Sep
8,
2011
1

We have often written about and discussed the lack of poor CDL training requirements within the trucking industry.  Due to the constant turning over of drivers, a never-ending revolving door exists between the CDL truck driving schools and the motor … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Take On Role As Freedom Fighters

Aug
4,
2011
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With an International Studies bachelor’s degree in Latin American Politics and a master’s degree in Educational Psychology, Kylla Leeburg, along with her family, set out to tackle a massive and dangerous crisis in America:  Human Trafficking. Together, in 2007, they … Continue reading

TravelCenters of America to use Truckers Against Trafficking Training Materials

May
23,
2011
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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TravelCenters of America to use Truckers Against Trafficking Training Materials Marietta, PA, May 19, 2011 — Chapter 61 Ministries, in cooperation with a key trucking industry participant, TravelCenters of America (TA), is expanding its educational … Continue reading

Trucking with 97,000 Pounds – Sit Down, Shut Up and Hold On!

Apr
13,
2011
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Having hauled household goods for most of my life, the maximum weight I averaged carrying was around 28,000 pounds, giving me a total gross weight of about 55,000 pounds.  When my body could no longer handle the physical aspects of … Continue reading

Problem Trucking Students Fall Prey to CDL School Greed

Apr
8,
2011
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By: Allen Smith Many CDL truck driving schools continue to lure prospective students into class through the promises of big money and guaranteed employment.  The fact is, many trucking companies are hiring new CDL school graduates and getting those unemployed … Continue reading

FBI Issues Plea to Truckers

Mar
24,
2011
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Truckers Against Trafficking has completed a training video and it is now available on DVD at no charge.  This is a first of its kind DVD ever developed for training purposes on human trafficking which details how truck drivers, trucking … Continue reading

Leading Social Media Expert to Speak at Truck Driver Convention

Mar
13,
2011
1

Social media experts agree that the trucking industry is still lagging behind other industries when it comes to utilizing the tools of social media.  Tools which can help professional truck drivers to further their careers or companies and corporations to … Continue reading

Companies Top 10 Employment Law Mistakes

Mar
9,
2011
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By:  Stacia Abner The contemporary American workplace is susceptible to numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations that impose strict obligations on businesses, such as wage and hour laws and nondiscrimination legal guidelines as a few examples. All too … Continue reading

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