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Truckers Protest NY State Rest Area Closings

Nov
4,
2010
3

An all new familiar trend is going on throughout the United States: States are closing rest areas as a way to reduce their costs, save money and balance their budgets. Unfortunately, cutting budget spending may very well come with a … Continue reading

Insulin Diabetes and the Commercial Truck Driver

Sep
27,
2010
3

Regulations surrounding the commercial truck driver seem to change daily.  Often, these new regulations and policies can be confusing, especially for those just beginning their career in professional truck driving.  As guidelines for medical qualifications become more strict, truck drivers … Continue reading

DAC Report and Company Lease Purchase Plans Big Scams in Trucking

Sep
8,
2010
4

By Allen Smith When I first began publicly exposing the scams of over the road trucking five years ago, I received many hate emails from industry leaders because they did not want the U. S. trucking industry to be given … Continue reading

Truck Leasing for the Owner Operator

Sep
7,
2010
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Leasing a truck and starting your own trucking business is a serious step for the want-to-be owner operator.  Knowing the right questions to ask and understanding the lease agreement is the first step in assuring that you, the driver will … Continue reading

Cargo Theft serious issue for trucking industry

Aug
30,
2010
1

The U. S. trucking industry has seen a serious rise of cargo theft over the past few years and the problem is growing rapidly.  So much in fact, that stealing truck freight is becoming the “signature crime of the early … Continue reading

Hourly Pay for all Truck Drivers

Aug
23,
2010
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It has been debated by truck drivers waiting in line at the shippers and receivers and over a cup of coffee at their favorite truck stop.  Some like the idea, while others are adamantly against it.  It will likely never … Continue reading

Jason’s Law Fund established for Trucking Family

Aug
18,
2010
1

The Big Rigs CD – Jason Law Fund has been established by songwriters, David Ayers and Barry Allen in order to assist Hope Rivenburg and her children, Joshua, Logan and Hezekiah, and her quest to promote the passing of bill … Continue reading

Big Rigs Music CD Release Party on Truth About Trucking ‘LIVE’

Aug
16,
2010
1

Press Release by Truth About Trucking LLC : For Immediate Release 8-16-2010 Trucking Anthem Song and CD title, “When the Big Rigs Don’t Roll” joins trucking radio internet host Allen Smith for a “Live” CD Release Party   Internet radio … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Face Big Problems with CSA 2010

Aug
10,
2010
4

How serious is the FMCSA’s CSA 2010 for truck drivers and trucking companies?  While many truckers and trucking companies have taken a “wait and see” attitude, Rickey Gooch of PrePaid Legal Services, Inc., and Justice for Truckers, continues to address … Continue reading

Truck Drivers and the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

Aug
6,
2010
8

As provided in my previous post, Truck Drivers and the Controversial Gun Debate, the right for truck drivers to carry a firearm in the commercial motor vehicle is always a hot topic among truckers.  I can see both pros and … Continue reading

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