Watch on YouTube   Real Women in Trucking (RWIT) http://www.realwomenintrucking.org hosted a first time event at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) Read more https://askthetrucker.com/truck-drive… The REAL Women in Trucking organization hosted a Free Ice Cream Social during a “Hot Legal Topics for Truck Drivers” event that featured three top lawyers that fight for the […]

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Paul Taylor of Truckers Justice Center explains How truckers win their case under Whistleblowers Protection-STAA What drivers have to prove under the STAA? Part 2 The Truck Driver Whistleblower Act (STAA) What do you have to prove under the statute?  Paul explains in detail how a drivers’ protected activity is protected by adverse action under the […]

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Part 1 The Truck Driver Whistleblower Act – STAA United States Department of Labor- Occupational Safety and Health Administration – Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) 49 U.S.C. §31105 Part 1 Paul Taylor explains protections for truck drivers from retaliation under STAA (Surface Transportation Assistance Act) Complaints to Government or Employer Testimony in a Grievance Proceeding […]

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Benefits of side underride guards for semitrailers There’s a difference between a fiberglass side skirt intended to improve aerodynamics and an Underride Protection Device. New IIHS tests show how a well-­built side underride guard can prevent a passenger vehicle from sliding beneath the side of a semitrailer. The tests mark the first time that IIHS […]

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Three young women — along with thousands of other people — lost their lives when their cars went under trucks. There are solutions. They are called Underrides. They aren’t forced to be put on every truck. Why not? This may help you understand “why not”  .Underride Guard Mandate: A Counterargument to Industry Opposition Sign the […]

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Greg McClain of Logisticsetc.com explains how it is no longer a shippers market and how shippers are going to have to change their ways if they want to find trucks to haul their loads. It is now a Carriers market, Many shippers have brought their problems on themselves by either seeking rates below the market […]

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Vicki Simons of Truck-Drivers-Money-Saving-Tips.com  shares her findings about the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. What Professional Drivers Must Know About The ELD Mandate Do the facts regarding safety match with the data? No, they don’t. This painstakingly documented video is filled with numbers that show that what the FMCSA has said in the past about […]

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  Allen Smith URGENT!! TIME TO CALL NOW. WE ONLY HAVE A FEW DAYS TO STOP THIS!! 202-224-3121 Tell your Reps to SAY NO to FAA reauthorization bill’s Anti Trucker wage amendment (State preemption,meal & rest break Amendment) No Fisher or Denham Amendments! Call Your Reps Government Switchboard. Tell them to SAY NO TO FAA […]

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This video, Safe Haven Truck Parking -Shippers receivers step up- demonstrates how the Truck Parking Shortage is being addressed by carriers and shippers working together, acknowledging the safety concerns of professional drivers and our nations highways. Truck Parking Shortage is not just an inconvenience, it’s a safety hazard.  When truck drivers have driven for 11 hours […]

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Truck Parking Shortage – Walmart Distribution 1 Desiree Wood of Real Women in Trucking creates a video to show in real time some of the problems and issues drivers are faced with regarding the truck parking shortage. Walmart is a prime example. there are many more. Truck Parking Nationwide is in critical shortage. The Walmart […]

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