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Category Archives: Woman Truckers

Missing Truck Driver Alert Network shares word to Find US Xpress Missing Driver

Aug
24,
2012
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A Female US Xpress Truck Driver, Linda Richards, went missing on August 18, 2012. Kari Fisher of the Missing Truck Driver Alert Network (MTDAN) on FaceBook was soon notified of the situation by a concerned women  on her group page. The … Continue reading

Pilot Flying J Supports Truckers Against Trafficking

Nov
7,
2011
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          Nov. 7, 2011 For further information, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lauren Christ Moxley Carmichael (865) 544-0088 PILOT FLYING J SUPPORTS TRUCKERS AGAINST TRAFFICKING  In an effort to help raise awareness about human trafficking along America’s … Continue reading

Another driver advocate pleas for truckers to raise their voices

Oct
2,
2011
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Have you noticed?  There’s something in the air….drivers are talking…but they’re not just talking, they’re discussing and sharing opinions, thoughts, and ideas about the challenges that they are continually facing. The social media websites are filled with buzz about: more … Continue reading

Bloomberg BusinessWeek to Cover Truck Driver Convention

Sep
22,
2011
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As truck drivers face stricter regulations within the industry, more drivers are considering turning away from a professional truck driving career. From the CSA, anti-idling laws, proposed ban on cell phone use, low wages, future HOS rule changes and the … Continue reading

Male Harassment Against Women in Trucking, Much Deeper Problem

Aug
29,
2011
6

For legal assistance, locate an attorney that specializes in workplace harassment. The harassment against women truck drivers by men is one of those “dirty little secrets” of the trucking industry.  The majority of harassment incidents against female drivers go unreported … Continue reading

Truck Driving Unappreciated Job, but Honorable Profession

Aug
12,
2011
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The truck driver, 1500 miles away from home and family and dealing with traffic, weather, load schedules, health problems, lack of sleep, poor diet, stress, regulations, DOT, logbook, road congestion, road construction . . . and on top of all … Continue reading

Trucking Regulations Can Add to Driver Health Problems

Apr
20,
2011
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In today’s safety-conscious environment for the trucking industry, the professional truck driver is facing the possibilities of more regulations, all in the name of safety.  Nobody will dispute the importance of safety, but a major aspect that is most often … Continue reading

AskTheTrucker Announces First Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention

Feb
3,
2011
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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

Truck Drivers Homeless in America

Dec
15,
2010
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“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

How to Stay Safe at Truck Stops

Dec
13,
2010
2

By Jim McCormack Driving a truck as a profession can be fraught with peril, and many times it comes in the form of accidents caused by fatigue or poor preparation.  Even the most seasoned of drivers can fall prey to … Continue reading

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