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Tag Archives: over the road trucking

GPS tracking Helps Locate Missing Drivers

Apr
16,
2012
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One of the most horrifying experiences for a family to go through is to have a loved one go missing. “Not knowing” brings all kinds of possible scenarios into one minds of what “could have” happened. This is a real concern … Continue reading

The Problem with Trucking Forums

Dec
31,
2008
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by Allen Smith Making a career change can be a big step for many of us. For those considering truck driving as a profession, they undoubtedly have an endless list of questions. In this technological world we live in today, … Continue reading

Truck Driver Salaries

Sep
1,
2007
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The United States trucking industry hauls more than nine billion tons of the country’s freight every year. That works out to be over 64 percent of the nation’s cargo. How important is trucking to American consumers? The number of communities … Continue reading

Those Wonderful Women Truckers

Feb
5,
2007
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Presently, there are about 8 million licensed CDL drivers in the United States. Approximately 4.5 million of these are active truck drivers. Professional truck driving, specifically over the road trucking, has always been noted as a field dominated by men. … Continue reading

Top 10 Causes of Truck Accidents

Jan
21,
2007
5

As the interstates and highways continue to become more populated, we can expect a rise in motor vehicle accidents. Even though trucking companies have improved their safety training, new statistics show an alarming rate of truck crashes. For years, news … Continue reading

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