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Truck Driving Schools – Are They a Part of the Driver Shortage?


We all know about the driver shortage, right?  Just not enough drivers to handle the amount of freight that needs to be moved.  What’s the truth about the driver shortage?  Take advantage of downloading the chapter from my book, “The Truth About Trucking“, to find out more about this.


 Through out life we are always bombarded by scams.  Sometimes, we’re hit with one when we don’t even realize it, until it’s too late.  The first and original, Truth About Trucking is all about spreading the truth. 

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And finally, if you would like to know the TRUTH about the driver shortage and what role trucking company driving schools play in the “shortage,” I would like to give you an excerpt from my eBook, Truth About Trucking . . . actually, I want you to have the whole chapter . . .

Chapter Six – The Driver Shortage – A Myth


Allen Smith




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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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