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Congress Should Investigate Driver Turn Over Rate


There is always some kind of investigation going on with some kind of issue.  I’ve noticed that many times the investigation will relate to an “insider” type of special interest.  Why has there never been a call for Congress to investigate the annualized driver turn over rate, which now stands at 128%?  Why is this constant revolving door allowed to continue?

Those companies that continue this act of ruining the lives of good, hard working people should be investigated and brought to an end.  Long time, professional drivers know what is going on . . . I believe it is time for Congress to step in and investigate this practice.  However, if there is enough money being tossed under the table, no wonder authorities turn the other way.

There should still be a call for a Congressional investigation.


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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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  1. Tn. Truckers Wife

    Every truck driver knows why the turn over rate is so high..The list is a mile long on how companies can cheat drivers.. They know how and they use everyone of them..It is the most crookiest industry i have ever seen..JB Hunt is being sued for shorting drivers by mileage.. I hope the plaintiffs win and that will be another gain for the truckers..that could really change the trucking industry..

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