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Category Archives: trucking life

Truck Drivers can Apply for HazMat from the Road

Mar
22,
2009
0

Have you ever wanted to get your HazMat endorsement, but could never find the time to do so?  The Transportation Security Administration now offers truck drivers the ability to apply online and get the process in motion, even if they … Continue reading

Trucker Rest Stop Closings vs Trucker Safety

Mar
19,
2009
1

There’s been a lot of talk about VDOT proposal to close down more than half of the rest stops in Virginia, with most on the I-81 corridor. If this proposal were to pass, more than 300 miles would exist between … Continue reading

Trucking Parking Shortage an Issue

Mar
9,
2009
15

Professional driver, W. Thompson is clear to point out the serious problem concerning trucking parking shortage for the big rigs.  Rest areas, truck stops and various parking lots across the country simply do not provide enough spaces for our professional … Continue reading

Truth About Trucking Releases New 2009 Version

Mar
3,
2009
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The Truth About Trucking eBook has been updated and revised to our new 2009 Version. A new BONUS chapter has been added plus much more valuable information. Now, 111 pages and 4.26 MB … As you know, as a client … Continue reading

Truckers State of Mind

Feb
13,
2009
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Trucker.  One simple word, yet it creates a multitude of images in our minds: The outlaw, the loner, the renegade … one individual who won’t take anything from anybody.  Truckers have a rough lifestyle.  A life that very few people … Continue reading

Trucker Desiree Update -“Who is Trucker Desiree?”

Feb
6,
2009
5

For those who have followed “A Day In the Life of a Lady Trucker“, here is an update of Desiree’s recent adventures: Desiree is an OTR Driver who not only enjoys driving, but enjoys helping cdl students and new CDL drivers overcome obstacles … Continue reading

Trucking Break – Free TV and Movies

Jan
26,
2009
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When trucking offers a little rest time and you find yourself on the 34 hour break, why not enjoy free TV shows and movies, right from the cab of your truck?  With a laptop and high speed connection, that is … Continue reading

Truck Driver Jobs

Jan
22,
2009
0

There is still talk about the truck driver shortage in our country. The shortage of over the road truck drivers have been an on-going topic for years. Truck driver jobs have become harder to come by in recent months, mainly … Continue reading

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

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