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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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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The ATA Represents Truck Drivers! NOT Pat Hockaday of Truckers United talks about the ATA, TCA, and various organizations, including  what their roles are, and what they pretend their roles to be. Most truck drivers already know the truth, however the general public has little to no understanding and only hear what is told to […]

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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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This impassioned and insightful video was taken at the Great American Trucking Show ( GATS) 2015 by Pat Hockaday of TruckersUnited.org. The speaker is Jerry Fritz, veteran driver of over 40 years, most of them as an owner operator.  Jerry has over 4 million safe miles. Mr Fritz give an ardent presentation as he speaks […]

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