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Increase in Women Truck Drivers Needed

According to a recent article women drivers are in demand as a way to close the industry shortage of truckers. Currently the gap is estimated to be about 30,000 drivers according to the American Trucking Association but that is supposed to increase to over 200,000 over the next decade. Women truck drivers make up approximately 5% of all drivers …

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The Life of a Trucker

Have you ever wondered how the life on the roads would be? Full of adventures, new people to meet and miles and miles of journey added to the meter with each passing day. But there is a flip side to this beautiful looking coin too. Fight for the food, crave for the roof and pray …

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Going Long: The One-Sided View

The decision between local and long-distance driving is often one that is easily made without being fully considered. Going on the road is often presented as a package full of rewards. You can travel for free, get paid well, and not have to deal with a boss every day. But, that is only one side …

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Commercial driving license: USA

If you are passionate about travelling and also want to earn a decent living from it, commercial driving is one of the best alternatives for you. A truck driver with a clean record can have as much as a six digit annual income. It is not only a good paying job but the industry is …

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Black Boxes in Truck Accident Cases

Semi trucks have black boxes, or event data recorders, that are in many ways similar to the flight data recorders most people are familiar with from news reports about plane crashes. In semi trucks, the function of black boxes varies widely. Some begin recording only when triggered by crash-like conditions such as sudden acceleration, hard …

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