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Truck Driver Retention Rate is Industry Controlled

May
1,
2012
5

By:  Allen Smith The American Trucking Association provides updated reports as the truck driver turnover rate rises, explaining that it is a good sign for the industry.  The reason most often given is that it is due to higher freight … Continue reading

OTR Trucking – Inside the Belly of the Beast

Aug
31,
2011
8

Pushing drivers over the HOS rule, filing false information on their DAC reports, cutting their miles, starving out both experienced and new drivers, failing to raise driver pay for decades, terminating drivers for following CSA regulations . . . motor … Continue reading

Overdrive Magazine: 50 Years of Trucking News

Feb
15,
2011
2

The trucking industry has seen many changes over the last 50 years and Overdrive Magazine has led the way in trucking news from the very beginning. From issues with truck parking, the changing face of truck stops and the once … Continue reading

Overdrive Magazine to celebrate 50 Years of Trucking News

Sep
8,
2010
0

The best magazines in the trucking industry are with out a doubt, Truckers News and Overdrive.  Informative articles with a great writing staff, even legendary trucking talk show host, Bill Mack, relied on Overdrive for up-to-date trucking news. Next month … Continue reading

Safety Advocates Oppose Raising Truck Weight Limits

May
6,
2009
2

Efforts to raise tractor trailer weight limits from 80,000 lbs. to 97,000 lbs. is causing an uproar by safety advocates who believe the higher weight limit will create major safety issues for the general driving public.  Calling it a “public … Continue reading

Tough life: Costs catastrophic to truckers

Mar
10,
2008
0

Article describing the devastating effects that Owner Operators within the Trucking Industry are experiencing because of the High price of fuel. Truck Drivers from all over the country are being forced to make drastic changes in their lifestyles, some on … Continue reading

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