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Justice is Served for Fellow Truck Driver Jason Rivenburg

Dec
4,
2009
3

Today in a Calhoun county Courtroom in South Carolina, suspect Willie Pelzer was found guilty for the murder of Jason Rivenburg whom he shot in the head on March 5, 2009.  It only took the jury a few hours to … 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

Winter Driving and Understanding Black Ice

Oct
7,
2009
2

With the Winter season fast approaching and already showing signs in some parts of the country, it’s important to understand the signs and dangers of one of Mother Nature’s phenomenons:  black ice.  There really is no big mystery when it … Continue reading

Truck Driver Loses Job as Child Dies

Jul
14,
2009
12

Truck driver, Andre Walls had been trucking over the road for two and a half years.  He had never had an accident and had never received a ticket.  Two and a half years of perfect driving and being an excellent … 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

Take the “Truth About Trucking” Survey

May
27,
2009
2

With so many issues within the trucking industry today, here at Truth About Trucking, we are working on ways to better assist students, new drivers and all drivers in general. For that, we would like to ask for your help … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Right to Due Process

May
20,
2009
2

What is “Due Process?” The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that no person shall be “deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.”   If a public employee has a property interest in a job, he … Continue reading

How a Truck Driving School Can Ruin Your Driving Career

May
15,
2009
19

There are those truck driving training schools that will use one technique that will insure a new drivers’ failure at a driving career every time: Another email from a CDL graduate with the same story: “Just because my teacher at … Continue reading

Truck Driver found Guilty of Falsifying Logs

May
14,
2009
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(AP) – A truck driver from Indiana was convicted on five counts of falsifying his log book from a 2005 accident which killed five people and injured 28 others.  The drivers’ semi rig had turned over on I-94 near Osseo, … Continue reading

Truck Driver Cited for Carrying Weapon in Truck

May
3,
2009
4

From DefensiveCarry.com A truck driver was cited for carrying a concealed weapon in his truck during a weigh scale inspection in Tennessee.  As per the post: THP Conducts Roadside Inspection in Haywood County | TN.gov Newsroom THP Conducts Roadside Inspection … Continue reading

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