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Showtime: 7:30 PM Eastern Topic: The Female Truck Driver Trainer Shortage: Tyson Foods Calls For Female Truck Driver Trainers Guests: Tyson Foods Human Resource Manager , Regina McConnell and Driver/Recruiter , Michelle Higgins. Tyson Foods Private Fleet has largely gone unknown as a truck driver training carrier. As more women are encouraged to enter trucking without any clear path to success, Tyson Foods has begun an approach that calls out to ex
Open line discussion of how CDL training, CSA 2010 and Cross Border Trucking relates to the trucking industry reports of a massive truck driver shortage in the United States. Also, for the first time anywhere, hear the debut of the song dedicated to Jason Rivenburg, in support of Jason's Law: "A Prayer for Jason" - ONLY on Truth About Trucking "LIVE."
Reports are showing that there is currently a truck driver shortage of 20,000 drivers in the United States, with that figure growing to 114,000 by the year 2014. What is the real truth behind the truck driver shortage? 72,000 drivers lost their jobs in 2008 alone, yet presently they cannot fill 20,000 positions? Open discussion on the real facts about the driver shortage myth. Other topics will include problems with the current state of truck driver training and opening the
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Duane Duggan goes into detail about the current housing shortage, it's causes and what buyers and sellers need to consider.
Showtime 7:30 PM Eastern
Topic: Safety Cameras That Face Truck Drivers Inside The Cab of the Truck.
Truck Drivers discuss the trend at some carriers to install inward facing cameras that are said to improve safety. Though many employers now film employees at work for various reasons which include, safety, security, to monitor theft and performance, long haul truck drivers essentially live in their workplace and feel their privacy is being violated. What do you think?
Join our discussion as we chat with driver Ralph Acocella Jr. in a roundtable discussion about his experience working for a carrier with the inward facing cameras and how they were used in practice.
One more question to add to your list when you interview carriers you are considering working for.
Our first show post MATS and a lot went on there, and it was not just about "pretty trucks." There is also a great deal of news within trucking and it is affecting drivers in a big way:
ELD's (EOBR's), New Entrant Testing, Increased Fuel Efficiency, and the infamous truck driver shortage!
Tonight we'll talk about it all (time permitting), so call in and let's hear your voice to the topics on our Open Forum broadcast.
Call In Number: 347-826-9170.
Next week (02/17/14) my guests will be Barbra Pushies & Maridee Nelson, the creators & owners of the Yarnover Truck. The story behind this is great. They met in 2010 at a Tuesday night knitting group & became fast friends. One night at group, Maridee mentioned she was thinking about opening a yarn store. She had a name and a location all picked out, but the financial realities of a brick and mortar yarn store seemed overwhelming. During her weekly knitting class
It's all about "The Business of Trucking" We'll be taking your calls and answering your questions about, trucks, money, fuel mileage, maintenance, investments, growing your business, getting started as an owner operator, taxes, accounting, buying and selling trucks, freight rates, brokers, getting your own authority, building a fleet and so much more.
I'll also use this show to bring you new guests and to develop ideas for new shows to add to our podcast lineup.
On the show, we will be chatting with NASCAR driver for Tommy Baldwin Racing Reed Sorenson about the 2014 season so far, and all the changes made before the start of the season.
We will also be chatting with Christopher Yergis, who works in the Tommy Baldwin Race Shop... He will be talking about the technical changes made to NASCAR this season.
Don't forget we will also have Kate's Song of the Week, and the segment "Things that make ya go hmmmmm..."
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On the show, we will be talking live to NASCAR Tommy Baldwin Racing driver Reed Sorenson about the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season. What does Reed think of all the changes and how they are being implemented so far? We'll ask him!
Also, we will be recapping all of this weekend's action at Darlington in both the Nationwide and Cup Series.
Don't forget - we will have Kate's Song of the Week (what will she do this week?) and the segment "Things that make ya go hmmm...."
Tune in Wednesday, April 16th from 7-8pmEST LIVE for the fastest show on the radio!
On the show, I'll be talking with NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Ben Rhodes, who is making his Truck Series debut this weekend at Martinsville! "Savage" Ben Rhodes drives for Turner Motorsports in the NASCAR K&N Series... Excited to talk to Ben about the anticipation to make his first CWTS start!
We will also hear from Kyle Larson, Kevin Harvick, plus thie past weekend's winner of the Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway - Kyle Busch!
Don't forget, Kate's Song of the Week, plus the segment "Things that make ya go hmmmm..."
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