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#MeToo: Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Trucking Industry
Oct20

#MeToo: Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Trucking Industry

If you haven’t heard, the recent sexual assault accusations against American film producer Harvey Weinstein have sparked a social media campaign to bring attention to sexual harassment and sexual assault. Started by American actress Alyssa Milano, the viral #MeToo campaign encourages victims of sexual harassment and sexual assault to show their support and tell their story by using the hashtag #metoo. Within a matter of days, this...

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How to Adjust to the Trucker Lifestyle
Oct13

How to Adjust to the Trucker Lifestyle

So, you’ve decided to become a trucker! Congratulations! It’s a great industry! However, adjusting to this major life change can be overwhelming. Trucking isn’t just a job; it’s a lifestyle. Your new career will affect many other aspects of your life. As you set off on this new adventure, you’ll have to get used to the truck driver reality. Having knowledge about what to expect from the industry can help you better adjust to the...

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Trucking and Sleep Apnea: The Legal Battle Continues
Oct03

Trucking and Sleep Apnea: The Legal Battle Continues

In the transportation industry, there are people who are for and against truck drivers being allowed to drive if they have sleep apnea. Now it seems a resolution is far from being reached. Federal lawmakers are battling over whether or not truck drivers who have sleep apnea should be able to drive again this week. U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Cory Booker recently proposed a new law that would require the U.S. Department of...

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Best Driving Apps for Truckers
Sep28

Best Driving Apps for Truckers

Driving long days certainly has both its benefits and its challenges. Fortunately, as smartphones have become more common, people have developed technology to address some of those challenges. While there are countless applications out there, the best driving apps can be extremely useful for truckers. Whether you are looking for something to help you find safe parking or a fitness app to help keep you on track, chances are that you...

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Things Truckers Need On The Road
Sep25

Things Truckers Need On The Road

If you’re new to the industry, you’ve probably thought about what truckers need on the road. Truckers travel for days, weeks or even months at a time, so forgetting to bring essential items could spell disaster. Before setting out for your next assignment, check out this list of things truckers need on the road: Things Truckers Need on the Road for Daily Travel: 1. Source of Entertainment After a long day of driving, you deserve some...

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