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Jasons Law- Day of Recognition and Call to Action- June 28th, 2010

Jun
7,
2010
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by Donna Smith Hope Rivenburg, the widow of slain trucker Jason Rivenburg, along with Congressman Paul Tonko, AskTheTrucker, and everyone who has worked so diligently  to get HR 2156 passed into law, has designated June 28th 2010, the official day … Continue reading

Tough Guy Persona Hampers Trucking Issues

Mar
10,
2010
4

The trucking industry certainly provides jobs for millions of people, but like most industries, it has its share of problems.  For years, these problems had always remained swept under the rug with few people stepping forward and going public with … Continue reading

Trucking Industry Covers Up Female Driver Trainees Harassment

Jan
10,
2010
8

Are female truck driver student trainees really being harassed by some male CDL trainers?  Are the stories of verbal and sexual assault true or are they just stories?  Why would trucking organizations and companies want to cover up such acts … Continue reading

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

The 7 Biggest Mistakes by CDL Students and New Truck Drivers

Dec
18,
2009
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For thousands of new CDL students and truck drivers, entering into an industry that they know nothing about can be devastating financially.   The ever present scams of the over the road trucking industry and truck driving schools continue to ruin … 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

Truck Driver Training Solutions

Dec
4,
2009
2

Donna hosted this evening’s Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk show on Blog Talk Radio with special guest, TruckerDesiree, focusing on solutions for the problems in truck driver training.   Second guest, Tom Hanson did not make it, but the one and … Continue reading

Trucking Industry and Politics

Nov
29,
2009
0

Many veteran drivers have written me and they often begin in the same way:  “The trucking industry is the most corrupt industry . . .” I receive emails like these every day.  For nearly five years now, we have been … Continue reading

CSA 2010 Good for Trucking Industry or Opportunity for Abuse?

Nov
6,
2009
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The trucking industry will soon see a change in the FMCSA safety rating system, Safestat.  The new program, CSA 2010 will soon be underway.   I see what could be a good thing for the safety standards of the trucking industry, … Continue reading

Truth About Trucking “LIVE” Talk Radio Airs Dan Rather Controversy

Nov
5,
2009
12

Earlier this evening our BTR show, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” aired a 90 minute show discussing the Dan Rather interview with TruckerDesiree.   Thanks to the callers and listeners and those in the chat room for tuning in . . . … Continue reading

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