Les Willis and Stacie Willis, owner/operators of Godspeed Expediters, have hauled Elvis’s guitar, lifesaving vaccines, sea turtle eggs, a priceless Picasso, and everything between. . Watch the video to see how Freightliner Trucks helps Godspeed Expediters deliver under pressure and lower their Real Cost of Ownership.   (91)

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Truck Parking: A message to North Bend, Washington Mayor Ken Hearing by driver Janet Medlock In regards to North Bend, Washington Truck parking banned. Chapter 10.06 PARKING REGULATIONS “No person shall park a truck, truck tractor, semitrailer, or combination thereof over 25,999 pounds gross vehicle weight and/or 96 inches in width on any of the […]

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Truckers working more hours for less pay Does Increased Production = Increased Pay??? Pat Hockaday and Jerry Fritts of Truckers United give a detailed explanation, how over the years truckers have become slowly accustomed to accepting less pay while working more hours. The Result is  decreased “driver worth” and lower truck driver wages. Listen to […]

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Tony Justice and Aaron Tippin- Brothers of the Highway   The latest hit, “Brothers of the Highway” released from our good friend Tony Justice. “Brothers of the Highway” is one of the tracks on Tony Justice’s new album, “Brothers of the Highway: featuring country music star Aaron Tippin. Mr Tippin is no stranger to driving […]

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Sign up for the personal Challenge Register MATS2GATS Truck show challenge Join the MATS2GATS-Fitness Challenge FaceBook Group How the combination of HEALTH + Comradery+ Challenge+ Truck Show +Prizes = a new type of motivation for truckers to improve their lives. Drivers continuously face the obstacles of OTR trucking, the sedentary lifestyle, long hours, lack of […]

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Dave from Smart Trucking  briefly reviews a recent summation by the TCP, Transport Capital Partners, a group of self-proclaimed trucking experts. The TCP has come up with the conclusion, that truckers ought not to expect a pay increase this year, as freight volume is predicted to be lower in 2016. Therefore, no raise in pay […]

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Toby Bogard, a 16 year trucking veteran takes on the trucking industry in vital and crucial aspects affecting the truck driving community. This video touches on  truck driver wages and the “worth of drivers”. Toby also includes other areas of concern for drivers: Truck driver health, driver Image, brotherhood, safety, and CDL training, such as […]

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An inside look at various aspects of Heavy Haul Trucking. This video reflects footage from the company I work for and gives a good look into heavy haul in North America Thanks Darryl lycett with Richards Transport (107)

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As we move into 2016, professional drivers are faced with many concerns, many are the same issues as the past; wages, regulations, truck parking, safety…. however, it appears this year has created more of a sense of urgency among drivers. Driver Advocates Pat Hockaday of TruckersUnited.org and Ernesto Gutierrez Jr. of Professional Truckers Association Group […]

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Dave from Smart-Trucking.com created a video to explain “Jo Jo’s Paper” . created by Owner Operator and author Pat Hockaday of TruckersUnited.org. “JoJo’s Paper” ( the detailed version) addresses the call for Truck Driver Unity and Driver Wage reform by introducing a Proposal for Better Driver Wages,  The paper opens the door to discussion for […]

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