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Female Truck Driver Reports Rape by Co-Driver

Oct
28,
2010
5

It is not an easy subject to talk about but the victim’s voices have to be heard. We have received another report from a female truck driver claiming she was raped by her owner-operator co-driver.  We are still verifying the … Continue reading

DOT Promoting More Women to enter Trucking Industry

Aug
3,
2010
3

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 can Make a Difference

Nov
19,
2008
5

One of the most courageous woman truckers right now is writing on the AskTheTrucker blog, exposing the treatment and tactics allowed to continue within the trucking industry, as viewed through her eyes and own experiences.  The purpose for these posts are two fold: … Continue reading

A Day in the Life of a Lady Trucker

Oct
19,
2008
235

10/19/09     One Year Exactly from the original post of TruckerDesiree and 130 posts later!!  From that scared and frantic student contacting Allen for help, to one of the most determined and influential women in trucking today…offering advice and … Continue reading

Truck Driver Health Issues

Jul
23,
2008
9

A recent study listed the truck driver occupation as one of the top ten most dangerous jobs in America. Due to the endless driving of our nation’s truckers, being “out there” on the highways and interstates, the obvious danger is … Continue reading

Those Wonderful Women Truckers

Feb
5,
2007
9

Presently, there are about 8 million licensed CDL drivers in the United States. Approximately 4.5 million of these are active truck drivers. Professional truck driving, specifically over the road trucking, has always been noted as a field dominated by men. … Continue reading

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