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Per Diem or CPM?

Jan
7,
2009
39

As many trucking companies are still in the process of recovering from the recent high fuel prices and contemplating the uncertainties of future economic times, the pay per diem plan is rearing its head more and more. Trucking companies are … Continue reading

Trucking DAC Report

Jan
6,
2009
7

Truth About Trucking is setting out to bring about changes on how the DAC agency, USIS,  operates when it comes to the false reporting by trucking companies on their drivers.  As professional drivers, we all know that many of these … Continue reading

Truck Driving School Questions

Dec
30,
2008
7

As a new year for trucking approaches and you contemplate your choice for a truck driving school, here is a reminder of important questions to ask and facts to keep in mind.  There are plenty of truck driving schools across this … Continue reading

Trucking 2009 – Will This be Your Year?

Dec
29,
2008
2

As 2008 comes to a close many people will be faced with yet another New Year’s resolution – a career change. During a time of layoffs and bail outs, many will look at professional truck driving as a possibility. The … Continue reading

South Dakota Relief Effort Extended

Dec
16,
2008
1

The relief effort from last month’s blizzard in South Dakota, has been extended to January 9th, 2009. Heading up the effort is Robin Carneen who can be reached at   503-544-9794   or email at robin.carneen@gmail.com – Again, clothes, food, diapers, snacks…any help … Continue reading

The Hardest Part of Trucking

Dec
15,
2008
3

Trucking can be a rough lifestyle. One way or the other, everyone has to do what they need to do in order to provide for themselves and their family. Over the road trucking can be fun at times, but the … Continue reading

DMV Point System Show Re-Broadcast

Dec
15,
2008
0

Our previous show, Driving Record – Understanding the DMV Point System, was aired this evening on our online radio program – Truth About Trucking “LIVE.”  This was a pre-recorded broadcast, since we had sound problems with the live show.  You … Continue reading

Are You an Insurable Driver? That is the Question

Dec
14,
2008
12

When considering a career as a professional truck driver, all too often our past can catch up with us. Whether it be violations on our driving record or former mistakes we’ve made such as misdemeanors or even felonies, suddenly we … Continue reading

Trucking Feeling the Economy Crunch

Dec
8,
2008
1

There is little doubt that the trucking industry is feeling the current state of the economy.  This was naturally going to happen, and more and more drivers are reporting a slow down in freight.  Especially surprising, is the slow down … Continue reading

Truck Driving Jobs and a Poor Economy

Dec
6,
2008
5

by Allen Smith Truck driving jobs are a good way to make a decent income and provide for your family, if you can find the right trucking company to work for among the thousands of companies available. But, what about … Continue reading

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