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Male Harassment Against Women in Trucking, Much Deeper Problem

Aug
29,
2011
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For legal assistance, locate an attorney that specializes in workplace harassment. The harassment against women truck drivers by men is one of those “dirty little secrets” of the trucking industry.  The majority of harassment incidents against female drivers go unreported … Continue reading

CDL Driver Trainers Should be Held Liable for Actions

Sep
26,
2010
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The trucking industry continues to turn a blind eye on the abusive behavior of those truck driver trainers against trainees.  Trying their best to keep it secretive and to prevent these stories of abuse from making news, it is left … Continue reading

Truck Drivers More Aware of Human Trafficking Crisis

Sep
19,
2010
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With the endless work of such organizations as the Chapter 61 Ministries and Truckers Against Trafficking, truck drivers are becoming more aware and alert about the human trafficking crisis in America.  As related in our previous post, One Phone Call … Continue reading

DOT Promoting More Women to enter Trucking Industry

Aug
3,
2010
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A recent article posted in the Newspaper.com stated that the Department of Transportation was promoting women to enter a career as a professional CDL driver:  “US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wants to put more women behind the wheels of big-rigs.” … Continue reading

Women in Trucking Roll Down the Social Media Highway

Jan
28,
2010
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There have been a few industries which have always reigned on the side of secrecy.  The inside look into these few sectors have always remained to those within the industry itself, leaving “outsiders” to wonder  as to what these certain … Continue reading

Trucking Industry Covers Up Female Driver Trainees Harassment

Jan
10,
2010
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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

The Quest for The Truth About Trucking with Dan Rather Reports

Nov
12,
2009
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by Donna Smith Monday evening  Nov 9, 2009, Dan Rather Reports videoed  part 2 of an ongoing  trucking industry  investigation at  Willies Place Truck Stop in Carl’s Corner, Tx. The objective of this broadcast was to follow up from the … Continue reading

Do Hostile Training Environments Exist for Women in Trucking?

Oct
26,
2009
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During the Great American Truck Show in Dallas this August, I had the honor to meet a woman, Beverly Peterson, who dedicates much of her life to defending people in the workplace who are and have suffered the effects of … Continue reading

Dan Rather Interviews TruckerDesiree-Queen of the Road

Oct
20,
2009
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by Donna Smith Tuesday October 20th at 8PM EST Dan Rather Reports:  Queen of the Road Also Available on iTunes as a download:  Listen from your computer Join Dan Rather from  Dan Rather Reports as he interviews our dear friend … Continue reading

Trucking News- Meet Trucker Desiree

Feb
20,
2009
2

How serious is harassment against female truck drivers?  From trucking companies and male driver trainers, you just may be surprised to hear how some companies and drivers are treating many of our women in trucking.  Join Allen and Donna, along … Continue reading

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