All posts tagged "Trucking Matters"

  • TruckMatters-DOwen
    NASTC gives small carriers a boost

    The National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC) brings together thousands of smaller carriers to give them a stronger standing in the industry. Road King spoke to NASTC President, David Owen, about the organization’s goals for its...

    • Posted May 7, 2015
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  • truckers-taxes
    How drivers can ease the stress of tax time

    With April 15 approaching, Road King sought out advice from an expert on federal income tax. Eric Smith, spokesperson for the IRS, offered this advice for professional drivers. Q What is the most important thing a driver...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • T-Matters-Chuck-Horan-FMCSA
    Truckers must seek out a USDOT-certified medical examiner for their physicals

    Starting in May 2014, commercial truck drivers have been required to have their USDOT medical exam performed by a medical professional listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME). Road King spoke to Chuck Horan,...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • Trucking-Matters-DL
    CVTA helps new drivers avoid the roadblocks to a successful career

    As the demand for truck drivers grows, the need for training grows with it. The Commercial Vehicle Training Association represents both driver training schools and motor carriers to address issues related to the entry of qualified truck...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • All-Due-Respect
    The trucking industry unites in a movement to raise the public image of drivers

    National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 14-20, but many in the industry think that drivers deserve more. Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) was created earlier this year to educate the public, as well as legislators, about...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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  • Roadside-Assistance
    Trucker Charity gives drivers a hand up, not a hand-out

    When Lance Wood decided to hit up some trucker friends in order to help families in need one Christmas a few years ago, he had no idea he was kicking off an organization that would make a...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • Trucking-Matters-Cohen
    A broken highway system needs immediate repair

    U.S. highways are where truck drivers get their work done, and in the past few years, the condition of the roads they travel has steadily deteriorated. Road King spoke to Greg Cohen, President and CEO of the...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • LCaffee-Tmatters
    Owner-operators become a driving force for change in the trucking industry

    Want to make changes in the industry? Meet Trucking Solutions Group (TSG).

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Speak-up
    Drivers can make an impact on the industry

    Joe Rajkovacz spent 29 years as a driver and has been advocating for truckers for 35 years. Road King talked with him about how drivers can make their voices heard on trucking issues.

    • Posted January 2, 2013
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    Sen. David Vitter talks about the new highway bill

    Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) is one of the country’s most influential lawmakers working on transportation legislation today. He currently sits on the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and serves on the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee...

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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