Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Averitt driver looks forward to retirement, says truckers have lost camaraderie

Averitt driver looks forward to retirement, says truckers have lost camaraderie

See file: Driver for: 40 years Company driver: At Averitt Hauls: General freight Route: All over Truck: 2007 Volvo

Don’t believe assurances that ticket won’t affect your record

Don’t believe assurances that ticket won’t affect your record

It seems that a lot of CDL drivers believe that you can just pay certain traffic citations and the ticket will simply go away with no negative impact on your driving record. Well, this is simply not true.

Former chemical researcher now hauls new trucks from Mexico border all over U.S., Canada

Former chemical researcher now hauls new trucks from Mexico border all over U.S., Canada

Dennis Lee hauls trucks for a living. On the day The Trucker met him he was driving a brand new white Freightliner and pulling one that was maroon in color. Sometimes he pulls as many as four trucks behind the new one he drives for delivery all over the United States and into Canada.

Biz Buzz: Road Team Captains’ advice to management: show respect for drivers

Biz Buzz: Road Team Captains’ advice to management: show respect for drivers

PHOENIX — Some of the most recognized drivers in trucking gave a roomful of carrier management the key to attracting and keeping professionals behind the wheel: “Show them respect.”

Lighter Load: Faulty logic misleads on texting laws; says bans cause increase in crashes

Lighter Load: Faulty logic misleads on texting laws; says bans cause increase in crashes

Being distracted by using a cell phone, which includes texting and talking, is on the increase because more people have phones.

Eye on Trucking: LaHood’s Mexico ballad, new words for old gospel tune

Eye on Trucking: LaHood’s Mexico ballad, new words for old gospel tune

If you’re around gospel music much, you’ve probably heard the song “Soon and Very Soon.”

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