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Gender Equity for Professional Drivers by Ellen Voie

When you’re a professional driver, the steering wheel doesn’t know whether you’re a man or a woman! That’s something my friend Ingrid reminds me of when I talk about the benefits of being a woman in the trucking industry. You’re … Continue reading

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Women In Trucking Driver Advisory Committee Shares Concerns with NTSB Chairman Hersman

When NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman says, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help,” she means what she says. She proved it this past week as she spent nearly four days immersed in activities to help her better understand … Continue reading

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Women In Trucking Association Releases Cookbook

Many drivers are trying to stay healthy by preparing food in their trucks. The Women In Trucking Association has created a cookbook for use in the cab and at home. Sandy Long, a charter member of the association and a … Continue reading

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VW Autobahn For All ‘Shoot The Gap’ Condones Unsafe Driving Habits

Television commercials for car ads – are they condoning unsafe driving habits? As a professional truck driver with many years of driving experience I know this is just a marketing sham – to get people to buy their high powered … Continue reading

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Safety on the road?

Safety on the road should be on every drivers mind. As a driver you always look out for number one, while you are on break, parked waiting for a pick-up or delivery, sleeping, etc. The reason I say it like … Continue reading

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