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Webinars Cover Human Trafficking for Trucking, Travel Plaza Members

Webinars Cover Human Trafficking for Trucking, Travel Plaza Members

March 19, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

Human trafficking is a $32-billion-a-year business, destroying countless lives and enslaving its victims, the majority of whom are women and children. Most Americans are aware of the problem in Asia and Africa, but are oblivious to that fact that it is a big business here in the United States.
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Salute to Women Behind the Wheel reaches Halfway Mark

Salute to Women Behind the Wheel reaches Halfway Mark

March 9, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

With only two weeks left before the Women In Trucking‘s “Salute to the Women Behind the Wheel” the organization is half way to its goal to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of female professional drivers.

The current record of 416 was set in November 2004 by an “all woman’s” truck convoy [...]

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Trucking in the Future

Trucking in the Future

February 16, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 2 Comments 

What will trucking be like in the future? All these predictions the ATA, and all these other focus groups are putting out every year say freight is going to increase.
Naturally you would think the trucking industry would increase as well. But is it going to increase?

The government evidently does not want trucking, as [...]

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Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

February 4, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) announced today that it is teaming with the National Football League (NFL), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and other state and local highway safety and law enforcement agencies to remind everyone to designate a sober driver if they plan to be partying with alcohol on Super [...]

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Trucking Careers and the Effect on Families

Trucking Careers and the Effect on Families

January 28, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 5 Comments 

First off I want to say, this article was written by Wilson Hines a real trucker. Check out the about the author at the end of this article.

The occupation of truck driving has a horrible impact on families. I have been around the trucking business since my father started trucking in 1984 to compensate [...]

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WIT announce entertainment for Salute to the Women behind the Wheel

WIT announce entertainment for Salute to the Women behind the Wheel

January 26, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 2 Comments 

One of the goals of Women In Trucking Association is to celebrate the success of women in the industry. The “Salute to the Women Behind the Wheel,” to be held at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY will honor all female professional drivers throughout North America. The celebration will begin at noon Saturday, March [...]

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ATA Chairmen Tells FMCSA That HOS Rules are Safe

ATA Chairmen Tells FMCSA That HOS Rules are Safe

January 25, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment 

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that the trucking industry has seen a large decline in the truck-involved fatality rate since the current Hours of Service (HOS) rules took effect.

The continually improving safety figures illustrate the real-world benefits of the current rules, which are based on a decade [...]

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Current HOS Rules are Working but Need More Flexibility

Current HOS Rules are Working but Need More Flexibility

January 22, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 4 Comments 

Representatives from affiliates and member companies of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and other trucking industry speakers told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today that the current Hours of Service (HOS) rules are working but need flexibility in the sleeper berth provision.
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