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Category Archives: Woman Truckers

Trucking Industry Covers Up Female Driver Trainees Harassment

Jan
10,
2010
8

Are female truck driver student trainees really being harassed by some male CDL trainers?  Are the stories of verbal and sexual assault true or are they just stories?  Why would trucking organizations and companies want to cover up such acts … Continue reading

The Quest for The Truth About Trucking with Dan Rather Reports

Nov
12,
2009
8

by Donna Smith Monday evening  Nov 9, 2009, Dan Rather Reports videoed  part 2 of an ongoing  trucking industry  investigation at  Willies Place Truck Stop in Carl’s Corner, Tx. The objective of this broadcast was to follow up from the … Continue reading

Do Hostile Training Environments Exist for Women in Trucking?

Oct
26,
2009
1

During the Great American Truck Show in Dallas this August, I had the honor to meet a woman, Beverly Peterson, who dedicates much of her life to defending people in the workplace who are and have suffered the effects of … Continue reading

Dan Rather Interviews TruckerDesiree-Queen of the Road

Oct
20,
2009
58

by Donna Smith Tuesday October 20th at 8PM EST Dan Rather Reports:  Queen of the Road Also Available on iTunes as a download:  Listen from your computer Join Dan Rather from  Dan Rather Reports as he interviews our dear friend … Continue reading

Workplace Harassment and American Injustice

Aug
17,
2009
0

“The most odious of all oppressions are those which mask as justice.” That statement was once made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson.   It’s a statement that I often recall when I hear or read about a so-called … Continue reading

iPhone Application TRUCKER Makes Debut at the Las Vegas Truck Show

Jun
29,
2009
4

The Great West Truck Show in Las Vegas was the Big Trucking event last week which displayed some of the most innovative and technological gadgets and equipment,  not to mention some of the most eye catching and creative trucks around. … Continue reading

Trucking Talk Show Exposes Hostility Within the Industry

Jun
18,
2009
0

Trucking talk radio, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” aired their introductory commentary broadcast this evening by Allen Smith,  concerning bullying and harassment within the trucking industry and the public workplace.  Part 1 of a 2 Part series, Allen set the stage … Continue reading

Student Truck Drivers Often Face Hostility and Abuse

Jun
8,
2009
8

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

Truckers Coming Together for Trucking Rights

May
14,
2009
4

The trucking industry has several organizations that represent our nations’ truck drivers. Unfortunately,  it is not uncommon for an organization to use the main theme, content, or source from another’s news story or blog post  and not link back to, … Continue reading

Please Help Trucker Desiree Save “Karma”

May
6,
2009
23

by Donna Smith By now most of you know our dear friend TruckerDesiree. Although Desiree has only been driving for 16 months, her passion to help others within the industry does not go unrecognized as she makes numerous posts and … Continue reading

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