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Overdrive Magazine: 50 Years of Trucking News

Feb
15,
2011
2

The trucking industry has seen many changes over the last 50 years and Overdrive Magazine has led the way in trucking news from the very beginning. From issues with truck parking, the changing face of truck stops and the once … Continue reading

AskTheTrucker Announces First Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention

Feb
3,
2011
4

In association with Truth About Trucking, LLC, AskTheTrucker.com invites you to attend the 1st Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention on Saturday, October 15th, 2011.  The event will take place at the Gold Strike Resort and Casino in Tunica, Mississippi. … Continue reading

Commercializing Rest Areas for Safer Truck Parking

Jan
27,
2011
5

By Andy Warcaba Safety, Comfort and Convenience – Future of Interstate Rest Areas There is a national funding crisis in our Nation that is making it extremely difficult for state transportation professionals to meet the maintenance and safety needs of … Continue reading

Trucking Company Owner Operator Lease Survey in Final Stage

Jan
26,
2011
1

In order to create current and updated data concerning company truck lease options, we began our owner operator lease purchase program survey on November 9th, 2009.  Before the recent recession, studies showed that these programs resulted in an 87% failure … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Can Shape Industry One Pen at a Time

Jan
20,
2011
2

During his address to Congress on August 12th, 1974, Gerald Ford said, “A government big enough to supply you with everything you need, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have.” As our nation’s truck drivers … Continue reading

World Truck Drivers Message to America: Stand Up for Your Rights

Jan
20,
2011
7

Truck drivers around the world are closely watching how new regulations are impacting the U. S. trucking industry and the driver.  More specifically, they are monitoring the actions from the American trucker.  Our internet talk radio show, Truth About Trucking … Continue reading

“I’m Not For Sale” Brings Further Awareness of Human Trafficking

Dec
23,
2010
1

Song title : I’m Not For Sale Produced by: Allen & Ayers Productions Written by: David Ayers & Barry Allen Performed by: John Johnson Technorati Tags: barry allen, david ayers, human trafficking, songs, Trucking

HireRight Can Monitor Truck Drivers MVR Records

Dec
20,
2010
5

HireRight, the company behind the corrupt DAC reporting system, is now offering a new service to motor carriers which will monitor the MVR records of truck drivers on a monthly basis. Launched in late 2009, the Driver Violation Alert program … Continue reading

Driver Creates Top Notch Trucking Business System

Dec
16,
2010
1

Eddie Gichuhi ran over the road for seven years while earning a degree in Software Engineering.  Experiencing the difficulties of life on the road and managing a profitable business, he was determined to build and design the ultimate bookkeeping service … Continue reading

Truck Driver Succeeds Through Hard Work and Sacrifice

Dec
16,
2010
3

By: Allen Smith The trucking life is tough and is not for everyone.  In fact, many newcomers to the vocation will leave within the first six months, discovering that the exciting life on the road is not for them.  As … Continue reading

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