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ATA Opposes HR756- Paying Truckers for Detention Time

May
20,
2011
14

By Jason Haggard– Truck Driver Advocate The American Trucking Association has opted to fight against truck drivers once again just weeks after trying to garner national attention for helping them. The ATA sat back and tried to soak up attention … Continue reading

Cabotage Laws Allow Mexican Trucks Full U.S. Travel

May
19,
2011
1

Many in the trucking industry continue to state that according to the cabotage laws, that trucks from Mexico will only be able to deliver their freight from Mexico to the assigned U.S. destination and can only pick up another load … Continue reading

Qualifed Driver Shortage Linked to CDL Training Standards

Mar
30,
2011
1

What has always been termed as a truck driver shortage, is now being referred to as a shortage of qualified drivers.  It is a manipulation of words in order to achieve the success of a particular agenda.  A shortage of … Continue reading

FBI Issues Plea to Truckers

Mar
24,
2011
0

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

The Disappearing American Trucker

Mar
11,
2011
5

I received the following email from a driver who will remain anonymous, providing his insight into the future of the U. S. trucking industry, based on his years of experience: “I stumbled upon your website after reading the article about … Continue reading

Companies Top 10 Employment Law Mistakes

Mar
9,
2011
0

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

Trucking DAC Services May Be Above the Law

Mar
5,
2011
0

Attorneys across the nation have contacted me in regards to erroneous information that is often placed on truck drivers’ DAC reports.  In the beginning, they are highly motivated to move in on what appears to be an action in clear … Continue reading

Tea Party Movement Could Hold Lesson for Truck Drivers

Mar
3,
2011
0

This is not a post about politics.  This has nothing to do with being Democrat or Republican or even if you agree or disagree with an action that is taking place in this country. Actually, this post is about power … 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

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