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Drivers Are True Collateral Damage of CSA

Mar
26,
2013
3

The premise of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s CSA program was to finally hold both motor carriers and truck drivers accountable in adhering to the established safety regulations in place for the trucking industry. It was in fact, described … Continue reading

Truck Driving Unappreciated Job, but Honorable Profession

Aug
12,
2011
12

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

U.S. Trucking Industry Gears Up for Incoming Mexican Trucks

Aug
4,
2011
3

Under the new trade agreement between the United States and Mexico, Mexican trucks and drivers could begin hauling freight through out the lower 48 states as early as this month or by September.  The agreement, basically signed in secrecy between … Continue reading

Outsourcing American Trucking Jobs

Jun
3,
2010
3

The high cost of doing business in the United States have caused many companies to pack up and head to Mexico or somewhere overseas.  The trend to outsource American jobs continue with the current talks underway to open the Mexican … Continue reading

Trucking sees 94,200 Jobs Lost in 2009

Jan
12,
2010
0

As Reported by: Avery Vise of eTrucker Payroll employment among for-hire trucking companies dropped 7 percent – or 94,200 jobs – in 2009 to approximately 1.247 million workers, according to the latest figures released Jan. 8 by the U.S. Department … Continue reading

NAFTA Could Cost Drivers Two Million More Jobs

Sep
22,
2009
2

Opening Mexico’s border under the NAFTA agreement could cost professional truck drivers in the U. S. as many as two million jobs.  With an estimated four million active U. S. truck drivers, that would equal cutting half of the work … Continue reading

NAFTA and the Effects on U.S. Trucking

Apr
23,
2009
0

Since 2000, corporations have shipped more than 525,000 white-collar jobs overseas, and many estimates report that up to 14 million middle-class jobs will have been exported out of America by the year 2010. Many high-tech jobs are and have been … Continue reading

Team Truck Driving

Oct
4,
2008
3

Team truck driving is being investigated by many people looking into the possibilities of making more money in truck driving. The ads all say the right things and I have found various articles on the subject of team truck driving … Continue reading

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