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Trucker Issues Circulate via Video and Social Media

Trucker Advocacy video contest- Making a Difference

Trucker Advocacy video contest- Making a Difference

Announcement for All drivers who want their voices heard about the topics concerning them within the trucking Industry.


We want to invite you to be a part of a unique Video Advocacy campaign using Social Media and Video to share the truth about driver experiences within the trucking industry.

It is our goal to share the facts and reality through video regarding many of the vital issues that face the industry, specifically the issues which affect the professional driver

The media does not always accurately share much of the circumstances which include truck drivers. Many times this is because they are unaware of the truth involving a lot of the reality that face professional drivers, and only hear what “Big Industry” and or lobbyists tell them.  This holds true for those in Congress also, who many times are surprised when they hear the “different side of the story.”  It’s up to us to educate everyone.

Let’s make them aware.

Trucker Advocacy video Contest

Rate Trucking Advocacy Videos~ Cash Prizes!

Trucking Social Media (TSM) is running a Truck Driver Video Advocacy Campaign, inviting all truckers to submit their video on the TSM. Videos will be categorized in the Video Contest Category and will be shared through Social Media.  Prizes will be given to winners, and videos are judged by piers.  The videos with the most “thumbs up” will be awarded cash prizes.  Most importantly, the messages in these videos will be shared via Social Media.
Comments made on submitted videos (on contestant video page) will also be taken into consideration.
We ask that when you rate or comment on a video, you take into consideration:

a) The topic and content
b) How well the message came across and was articulated
$500.00 in Prizes

Truck Driver Advocacy Video Contest - Cash Prizes Awarded

Truck Driver Advocacy Video Contest – Cash Prizes Awarded-1st Place awarded by

Contest Ends August 31st
Announcement of Winners will be Labor Day weekend and will be announced On FaceBook Social Media Pages and Groups,, and AskTheTrucker ‘Live” internet radio.

Trucker advocacy video contest

Videos from YouTube are accepted.  Just submit the YouTUbe URL in one of 3 ways.

1)Submit directly  to the Trucking Social Media Website. Upper Right Corner – Click Submit and fill out short form
2) Send a message on the Contact Us page – Include the Video URL, Your Name, Website, and Title of your video
3) Contact us at  Send an email and Include the Video URL, Your Name, Website, and Title of your video

If you already have Advocacy Videos you have posted on YouTube, you may use them. Just submit the YouTUbe link

Video Topic suggestions:  Regulations, Driver Image, Sleep Apnea, Driver Wages, Detention Time, Truck Parking, No Idling, CSA Scores, Shippers and Receivers, Trucker Health, Brokers and Load Boards, Hours of Service, ELD’s, Speed Limiters, ANYTHING TRUCKING

It is our goal to share these videos to the Social Media platforms, therefor exposing the truth to everyone regarding the topics that no one seems to know about nor talk about, at least from the perspective of the driver.



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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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  1. […] in March 2016,Trucking Social Media (TSM) conducted a Truck Driver Video Advocacy Campaign, inviting all truckers to submit their video on the TSM. Videos were categorized in the Video […]

  2. […] Continue reading about competition details on Smith’s blog here. […]

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