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Bullying Talk Show Re-Scheduled

Jun
16,
2009
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Truth About Trucking “LIVE” – broadcast:  “Bullying in the Workplace” – Part 1, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 at 7:30 PM EST.   Join us live as we begin our 2 part broadcasts concerning bullying and harassment within … Continue reading

Bullying in the Workplace

Jun
13,
2009
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As elementary as it may seem, intimidation by the workplace bully has actually become a silent epidemic . . . not only in this country, but worldwide.  A recent study on bullying in the workplace, showed that 37% of the … Continue reading

Student Truck Drivers Often Face Hostility and Abuse

Jun
8,
2009
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Harassment, verbal and physical abuse, sexual assault and even rape is being reported within the trucking industry on student drivers by their driver trainers.  Though most driver trainers are highly professional and respectful to their student trainees, there are those … Continue reading

Anne Ferro Nominated by Barack Obama to Head the FMCSA

Jun
6,
2009
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On Thursday June 4th, President Obama nominated Anne S Ferro to be the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ( FMCSA) FMCSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation which has the responsibility of overseeing and … Continue reading

Smart Phones and The Professional Truck Driver

Jun
5,
2009
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Last Sunday we had a 1 hour show on Blog Talk Radio. Our special guests were 2 OTR Truck Drivers, Mark Pritchard and Damian from Smart Union Blog Also joining us was Trucker Desiree, as we all discussed the various … Continue reading

Missing Person- Please Read

Jun
2,
2009
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The last time Nakijah, nickname Kiki, was seen was 5/27/09.  She is several months pregnant and was traveling from New York City to Binghampton, NY Kiki was traveling with a large wire framed backpack and could have been stranded at … Continue reading

Family of Jason Rivenburg Advises on Support of Bill

May
17,
2009
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Timothy Hardendorf, Jason Rivenburg‘s uncle, appeared on trucking talk radio: Truth About Trucking “LIVE” sharing his family’s quest in helping to provide safe truck parking for all truckers, through Jason’s Law, H.R. 2156.  The bill, now sits in Committee and … Continue reading

Truck Driver found Guilty of Falsifying Logs

May
14,
2009
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(AP) – A truck driver from Indiana was convicted on five counts of falsifying his log book from a 2005 accident which killed five people and injured 28 others.  The drivers’ semi rig had turned over on I-94 near Osseo, … Continue reading

Trucking Talk Radio on Jason’s Law

May
14,
2009
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Truth About Trucking “LIVE” will have a special broadcast, Sunday, May 17th, 2009 at 4 PM Eastern Standard Time, discussing the recent Bill introduced to the House:  Jason’s Law – H.R. 2156 Brought about from the tragic loss of fellow … Continue reading

Right to Carry a Firearm for CDL Drivers

May
12,
2009
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Trucking talk radio, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” discussed the 2nd Amendment this evening, your right to carry a firearm in the commercial motor vehicle.  With a huge “live” listener turn-out, the show ultimately came down to the fact that trucking … Continue reading

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