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Trucking continues to fight human trafficking

Trucking continues to fight human trafficking

Barry Richards gets it. He gets that it takes more than throwing money at a problem, that it takes getting people involved, educating them, changing their thinking and heightening their awareness.

‘Keeping busy’ name of the game for Dart trucker James Holt

‘Keeping busy’ name of the game for Dart trucker James Holt

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — James Holt has been trucking for 23 years. Originally from Maryland, he now calls Hot Springs, Ark., home and didn’t plan on staying on the road all these years. Tough times drove him toward the consistent pay of trucking.

Trucking newbie out to see the country with his son

Trucking newbie out to see the country with his son

Bill Nixon has been on the road for only a month with his driving partner, 21-year trucking vet Robert Meeker, but Nixon was a little busy doing everything else before getting into the trucking business.

For Randy Schwartzenburg, reviving Trucker Buddy one of most rewarding things, ever

For Randy Schwartzenburg, reviving Trucker Buddy one of most rewarding things, ever

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — When Randy Schwartzenburg took over as executive director of Trucker Buddy International a couple of years ago, he knew there was work to be done to revive a once-vibrant program that had all but disappeared from view.

NTSB Chair Hersman: standards for entry into truck, bus industry set too low

NTSB Chair Hersman: standards for entry into truck, bus industry set too low

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board believes to get into the motor coach or motor carrier business you need to do more than be able to check a box.

HIRE ROAD: No employment history on your DAC report: good or bad?

HIRE ROAD: No employment history on your DAC report: good or bad?

Sometimes you worry about the wrong thing. I’ve recently spoken with several drivers worried after they saw their DAC report.

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