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Thanks to all for the Birthday Wishes!


March 4th, 2009

Allen turns 50!

Allen turns 50

Just wanted to say a BIG “THANK YOU” to all of you who sent me “birthday wishes”

All 748 of you!  Alot of emails . . . but I answered them all!

I appreciate it more than you will ever know.

Thanks again,


© 2009, Allen Smith. All rights reserved.

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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4 Responses to Thanks to all for the Birthday Wishes!. - Post a Comment

  1. Desiree

    Happy Birthday Allen! I’m forever grateful to you for your dedication to helping others. Hope you are having a wonderful day.

  2. Allen Smith

    Thank you Desiree, I deserve an extra piece of birthday cake for that!!
    Glad we met and were able to introduce you to so many others following AskTheTrucker and TruthAboutTrucking.

    Again, thanks to everyone for all the e-mails!

  3. Jean Mandel

    Hi Alan and Happy 50th birthday!

  4. Allen Smith

    Hey Jean,

    Thanks! Are you going to Willies party the end of March?

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