Ask The Trucker

Raising the Standards of the Trucking Industry

Tag Archives: over the road

U.S. Trucking Industry Corruption

Jan
10,
2010
14

by Allen Smith Within most industries lies corruption and the long haul trucking industry is no exception.  For years, this abuse has been kept swept under the rug and was only talked about, quietly among veteran drivers.  There are various … Continue reading

Retaining Truck Drivers Should be No Problem for Trucking Companies

Dec
9,
2009
6

Recently, concerning the problem for trucking companies to retain drivers within their employment, an industry leader commented that no trucking company wants a “revolving door.”   That statement is actually both true and false.  The many decent and well respected trucking … Continue reading

Trucking Scams Deserve Attention of State Attorney General

Dec
4,
2009
3

Truth About Trucking, LLC will continue to push forward by our continual exposing of scams, abuse and fraud within the over the road trucking industry.   As professional truck drivers, there still exists employee and constitutional rights and those trucking companies … Continue reading

The Truck Driver’s Worst Enemy

Oct
25,
2009
15

by Allen Smith Professional truck drivers have a lot of enemies.  Many drivers perceive the DOT as one enemy . . . and without question it is the general public who looks at trucking as something that is just in … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Health and Medicine Combinations

Sep
3,
2009
0

I have written and talked about the dangers of combining different medications with each other, even the possibilities of over the counter drugs.  As an over the road truck driver, there are those times when we fall ill and find … Continue reading

CDL Training – How Students Can End their Career, Before it Begins

Jul
8,
2009
5

Over the road trucking is a tough vocation.  It’s even tougher now with the economy struggling as it is.  Many CDL schools are still reporting an 85% – 90% placement rate for recent CDL graduates.  On the other hand, I … Continue reading

Trucker Story Featured in Leading Trucking Magazine

May
27,
2009
1

Truckers News, the #1 leading lifestyle magazine for over the road truck drivers, features the iPhone Trucker Application in their June, 2009 issue.  Truckers news is the official publication of the National Association of Truck Stop Operators (NATSO). Senior Editor … Continue reading

The Hardest Part of Trucking

Dec
15,
2008
3

Trucking can be a rough lifestyle. One way or the other, everyone has to do what they need to do in order to provide for themselves and their family. Over the road trucking can be fun at times, but the … Continue reading

To the top