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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

Raising Truck Driver Pay

Jan
24,
2011
2

As of January 13th, 2011 the average pay for company truck drivers was reported to be $53,000 per year.  In reality, we know that this is totally false.  Also in reality, we know that average truck driver salaries for job … 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

Sleep Apnea Testing Could Be Next Big Wave To Hit Truck Drivers

Dec
29,
2010
2

By: Allen Smith So all the complaining, blogging and voicing of opinions did not stop CSA from happening.  The same is true for the current hours of service change, recently proposed by the FMCSA.  For a time, everyone can share … Continue reading

FMCSA Issues Proposed Rule on Hours-of-Service Change

Dec
23,
2010
8

The FMCSA has issued a regulatory proposal that would revise the  hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers. Among the proposal, changes would include: Would retain the “34-hour restart” provision. The restart period would have to include two consecutive off-duty … Continue reading

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

Truck Drivers Homeless in America

Dec
15,
2010
6

“I’ve been a truck driver for 9 years off and on, presently driving for XXXXX, all 48.  I am more in tune with homelessness as I am still homeless myself. Except for my truck, I have nowhere else to stay.” … Continue reading

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