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CSA2010 and DAC Report to Cause More Lost Jobs for American Truckers

Jan
18,
2010
22

Thousands of truckers in the United States lost their jobs in 2009.   With the economy not getting any better and nothing on the horizon to suggest that it will, are American truckers being set up for employment termination for 2010?   … 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

Trucking Hero is Special Guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE”

Dec
17,
2009
0

For the final show of 2009, Allen welcomed special guest, Bobby Flaherty, Jr. Recipient of the  Trucking Hero Awards :   Knight of the Road and the Highway Angel Award. Bobby  shared his story of how he saved the life of … Continue reading

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

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

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

Do Hostile Training Environments Exist for Women in Trucking?

Oct
26,
2009
1

During the Great American Truck Show in Dallas this August, I had the honor to meet a woman, Beverly Peterson, who dedicates much of her life to defending people in the workplace who are and have suffered the effects of … Continue reading

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

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

NAFTA Could Cost Drivers Two Million More Jobs

Sep
22,
2009
2

Opening Mexico’s border under the NAFTA agreement could cost professional truck drivers in the U. S. as many as two million jobs.  With an estimated four million active U. S. truck drivers, that would equal cutting half of the work … Continue reading

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