Trucking School Fraud and Deception is alive and well in the trucking industry. Craig Ackermann of Ackermann & Tilajef is well known throughout the trucking industry addressing much of the trucking industry deceptiveness, including Truck schools.                 In this video, Craig explains why “Free CDL school isn’t always […]

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Attorney Craig Ackermann of Ackermann and Tilajef explains the all too common trucking industry practice of deliberately misclassifying truck drivers as independent contractors. (Paid with a 1099 instead of a W2) This interview took place as part of the 2018 RWIT Cruise. Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors  ( according to the Department of Labor) […]

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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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Taking the Xypper Challenge-Increasing the bottom line for Owner Operators Why should Owner Operators take the Xypper Challenge? Efficiency and Higher Profits is the Goal of Xypper for Owner Operators Xypper’s mission is ultimately to help Owner Operators as much as possible and not flood them with” just another system or loadboard”. It’s a a […]

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Drivers unite as two year battle against truckers reaches Senate The War on Truckers, States’ Rights, and American wages The fight continues towards one of the most heated debates in trucking, the addition of the anti-trucker wage amendment known as the Denham Amendment. ATA has lobbied hard supporting the Denham Amendment. Truckers and their supporters […]

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Federal Preemption update against Trucker Wages and the fight to be paid for all time Call Your Reps-Government Switchboard SAY NO TO 2018 Federal Authority Spending bills and/or infrastructure bills with Anti-Trucker Wages Preemption Provisions 202-224-3121 Here is a link to every U.S. senator email and phone #  https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/senators_cfm.cfm Here is a link to every […]

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Desiree Wood of RealWomenInTrucking explains the danger for truckers if Preemption provisions are allowed in spending bills such as the omnibus spending bill of march 2018. You’ve probably heard a lot since 2015 about the Federal Preemption of States Labor Laws and still don’t know what exactly it’s all about. That’s no Coincidence either, that’s […]

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Trucking Industry Brainwashing Every Trucker Should Know About Dave  from Smart Trucking talks about the trucking industry making attempts to brainwash the truck driver community into thinking pay raises are forthcoming by most carriers in the near future. What the carriers are offering in trucker pay raises are mere pennies/mile, which in the end, results […]

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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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Dave at Smart Trucking created this video in 2017 when anti trucker wage provision language was going to be introduced in the THUD bill and FAA bill.  Now the 2018 Trucker Wage Theft Provision language is most likely to be added to the January 2018 Spending Bill and/or Infrastructure bill.  Call your reps and tell them […]

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