Gender Differences in Driving | Do they REALLY Exist?
Apr26

Gender Differences in Driving | Do they REALLY Exist?

3 / 5 ( 2 votes ) How many times a week do we hear “women are bad drivers” or that “men are more likely to be in an accident?” Let’s face it, there’s a truckload of gender stereotypes surrounding driving habits. But, when it comes to the gender differences in driving do they really exist? Let’s look at the facts. It might not be an issue of skill, but an issue between personality differences...

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Females and Freight: The Reality for Lady Truck Drivers
Jul11

Females and Freight: The Reality for Lady Truck Drivers

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) All women have different opinions and perspectives when it comes to how men treat us – the men in our family and friend groups – the men we pass on the street – and the men we work with. Lady truck drivers, too, have varying experiences when it comes to their treatment in a male-dominated industry. Although women make up only about 7 percent of truck drivers, according to the National Transportation Institute, more...

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LGBT Truckers on the Road
May08

LGBT Truckers on the Road

4.7 / 5 ( 11 votes ) LGBT Truckers on the Road- Experiences in the Trucking Industry The trucking industry has been a tumultuous journey for many members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. While the industry is coming around and becoming increasingly more accepting of all genders, the industry still needs support. AllTruckJobs recently connected with Shelle Lichti, the founder of a support group for LGBT...

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Women in the Trucking Industry
Mar07

Women in the Trucking Industry

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Given that we write all about the trucking industry here at AllTruckJobs.com, we wanted to highlight women in the trucking industry. Of course, women fulfill many roles that are integral to trucking, however, this blog will focus primarily on women as truck drivers. Women in the Trucking Industry Industry Demographics As the average age of truck drivers in the United States steadily grows, many industry experts are...

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#MeToo: Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Trucking Industry
Oct20

#MeToo: Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Trucking Industry

4 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 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...

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Super Female Truckers | Storm vs. Wonder Woman
Jul25

Super Female Truckers | Storm vs. Wonder Woman

In a segment from our 6th episode of Big Rig Banter, a trucking podcast covering industry topics and news, we couldn’t help but pose a question on all of our minds: Who would make a better commercial driver when it came to Wonder Woman vs. Storm from X-men? With the industry being largely dominated by men, we wanted to highlight the fact that there are many real-life trucking-heroines hitting the road every day! Considering that only...

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