Tag Archives: Business

Diversity Suppliers and Women In Trucking by Ellen Voie

About a year ago, we received a phone call from a construction company at the Women In Trucking headquarters. The (male) caller asked if we had any trucks available. I explained that we were a nonprofit association with no assets … Continue reading

Posted in Women in trucking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

MCSAC First Order of Business – Distracted Driving

Who would have thought? Distracted Driving is a problem – but evidently not for truck drivers – according to all the accident statistics. But Ray LaHood is “obsessed” with distracted driving and since he oversees what FMCSA and MCSAC does, … Continue reading

Posted in trucking news | Tagged , accident statistics, , , , , , Direct Hit, , , , , , , , order of business, , , safety advisory committee, , , , , , Waste Money | Leave a comment

Why Places Post ‘No Truck Parking’ signs

I have seen this posted so many times, I figure it’s about time to answer it properly. I have seen a few try to answer it, but they are all wrong. The signs are not put there to be “mean” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IdleAire is it being reborn

IdleAire closed for business January 29, 2010, but seems it may be being reborn. An announcement on the website says that thanks to valued customers, fleets and professional drivers a new group is working to restart the service. © 2010, … Continue reading

Posted in Truck Driver Industry | Tagged 50 million, , , , , , , , truck cabs, | Leave a comment

Oprah Winfrey’s Show on Distracted Driving

Millions of people are distracted while driving every day, all over the world. Not necessarily by “texting and driving” alone, but there are lots of “distractions” while driving. Cell phones have become a major tool in the trucking industry and … Continue reading

Posted in Truck Driver Industry | Tagged , , , , , Distracted, , founding board member, Jennifer Smith, , , , , , | 1 Comment

Truck Drivers Are Doing Well During Tough Economy

While many industries are failing there is one career that’s rolling through these tough economic times. Business reports say truck driving is one of the most promising blue collar career choices. And Fredrick Quimbley knows first hand what it’s like … Continue reading

Posted in Truck Driver Industry | Tagged , bainbridge college, , , career choices, , Quimbley, Southwest Georgia, Tech, , , year 2012 | Leave a comment