The ATA and other members of the trucking industry are aggressively pursuing GOP Congress to Pass a bill which would negatively affect truck driver wages- ATA goal is Federal preemption over State Rights ATA wants Federal Laws- Truckers Say NO! Give states the power     History of Driver Wages The deregulation […]

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In Today’s World of Trucking do trucker piece work wages fairly compensate the employee drivers for THE TIME THEY SPEND “At Work” ? Most Over the Road truck drivers are paid Piece Work wages such as cents per mile ( CPM). This means that only when the truck is actually in motion is the driver […]

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Truckers Monitored 24/7-AT Work 24/7 ? Pat Hockaday of Truckers United is an Independent Driver, a Single truck owner, He believes that ELD’s can be an invasion of privacy as most drivers live in there truck for weeks and sometimes even months at a time. If you are tracked 24/7 then you must be considered […]

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Trucking Industry Rant in Driver Wages- Pay Me Hub Miles! Veteran driver Christy Kuppler discusses an aspect of drivers wages that many don’t think about as much.  So many things wrong with the trucking industry these days, that being shorted our miles is one of the issues that really gets my goat!! It’s bad enough […]

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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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Dave From Smart Trucking shares common sense logic about Trucker Wages. Recently, the FMCSA is being taken to task by the OOIDA, regarding ELD, being an invasion of a truck driver’s privacy. The Supreme Court has already established with the drug testing issue, that a truck is a place of commerce, and is not considered […]

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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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