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Category Archives: Woman Truckers

Truck Driver Training and Trucking Companies- Comments and Questions

Mar
14,
2009
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We’d like to “freshen up” a few links to very important posts that need to be more easily accessible. Please add your comments to them accordingly. 1) Truck Driving Schools and Trucking Companies: Post Your Comments about Them Here: There … Continue reading

Trucking Secrets Exposed – Blog Talk Radio

Feb
23,
2009
0

Recently we completed our Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio show with special guest, Trucker Desiree.  Discussed many aspects of trucking during the 2 hour broadcast.  A little “feedback” from the mics in the beginning, but with a little adjustment, … Continue reading

Trucking News- Meet Trucker Desiree

Feb
20,
2009
2

How serious is harassment against female truck drivers?  From trucking companies and male driver trainers, you just may be surprised to hear how some companies and drivers are treating many of our women in trucking.  Join Allen and Donna, along … 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
0

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

Is There Sex Discrimination Against Women Truck Drivers?

Jan
26,
2009
4

There are thousands of women across the United States who enjoy the lifestyle of an over the road truck driver.  Although the number of women in trucking have virtually remained the same for the past 20 years, there is still … Continue reading

Federal Rules target medically unfit truck drivers

Dec
5,
2008
6

By JOAN LOWY, Associated Press Writer  – Tue Dec 2, 12:01 pm ET WASHINGTON – Federal regulators are taking steps to get medically unfit truck and bus drivers off the road after being accused for years of dragging their feet on the issue. Under … Continue reading

Hours of Service Regulations to Stay the Same

Nov
30,
2008
0

The proposed new rules for the hours of service regulations have been tossed out by the court, thus keeping the HOS rules the same. Set to go into effect in January, 2009, the agency officials chose to keep the current … Continue reading

The Trucking Industry- Should We Keep Everything a “Secret”?

Nov
29,
2008
1

by Donna Smith I have to say that I am pretty annoyed with a lot of folks out there who are continually trying to pretend that everything is “peachy keen” within the trucking industry. It appears that their goal is to create … Continue reading

Insulin Diabetes and the CDL Truck Driver

Nov
26,
2008
57

by Allen Smith There still appears to be some  confusion concerning whether or not persons with insulin diabetes are able to obtain a CDL license. For years, there was a ban that prevented those with diabetes who used insulin from … Continue reading

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