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Category Archives: Woman Truckers

Military Vets Could be Answer to Truck Driver Shortage

Dec
9,
2010
5

With much of the industry talking about a truck driver shortage due to the impending CSA release, any such shortage is the direct result of former and past practices by the industry itself.   Practices that we have pointed out … Continue reading

Trucking Industry Needs better Recruiting and CDL Training to Survive

Dec
3,
2010
7

One of the most important issues to date is the pending effects that the soon government implemented CSA (formerly called CSA 2010) will have on the trucking industry. Many experts are anticipating a massive shortage of truck drivers within the … Continue reading

Success as a Professional Truck Driver

Nov
25,
2010
2

Thanksgiving is here and with it will soon come a new year.  New resolutions will be made and broken as always, but for many, a new year will bring hope and determination for a better future.  With new challenges facing … Continue reading

Female Truck Driver Reports Rape by Co-Driver

Oct
28,
2010
5

It is not an easy subject to talk about but the victim’s voices have to be heard. We have received another report from a female truck driver claiming she was raped by her owner-operator co-driver.  We are still verifying the … Continue reading

CDL Driver Trainers Should be Held Liable for Actions

Sep
26,
2010
5

The trucking industry continues to turn a blind eye on the abusive behavior of those truck driver trainers against trainees.  Trying their best to keep it secretive and to prevent these stories of abuse from making news, it is left … Continue reading

DOT Promoting More Women to enter Trucking Industry

Aug
3,
2010
3

A recent article posted in the Newspaper.com stated that the Department of Transportation was promoting women to enter a career as a professional CDL driver:  “US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wants to put more women behind the wheels of big-rigs.” … Continue reading

No Truck Idle Risking Health and Safety of Truck Drivers

Jul
19,
2010
9

The last year for the professional truck driver has been filled with many challenges.  The recession has caused many drivers to take a significant cut in pay, drivers still endure negative retaliatory DAC comments by former employers, “fleecing” scams still … Continue reading

American Truckers and Organizations Unite for Jason’s Law

Jun
27,
2010
5

Monday June 28th, 2010, the trucking community stands in unison together for their support of Jason’s Law With all the issues existing within the trucking industry today, none have brought together a more unified atmosphere among truckers, bloggers, organizations, social … Continue reading

Get Ready NYC and Times Square- Jazzy is Coming to Town

Jun
14,
2010
2

by Donna Smith As a native New Yorker I have to tell you that the finale of trucking  hero Jazzy Jordan’s 3200 mile run couldn’t have ended in a better place.  The excitement of NYC is nothing like anything else, … Continue reading

Women in Trucking Roll Down the Social Media Highway

Jan
28,
2010
2

There have been a few industries which have always reigned on the side of secrecy.  The inside look into these few sectors have always remained to those within the industry itself, leaving “outsiders” to wonder  as to what these certain … Continue reading

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