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Ask The Trucker "LIVE" w/Allen Smith


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Welcome to Allen Smith's: Ask The Trucker "LIVE", the #1 Trucking Show on Blog Talk Radio. Focusing on Driver Health, Careers, Regulations and the Important Issues facing the Industry.

On-Demand Episodes

The NTSB, FMCSA and the ATA are all pushing for sleep apnea testing for truck drivers. According to media coverage, truck driver fatigue is a major issue and required testing for sleep apnea will help combat the problem. Allen exposes the... more

Recent fatal accidents involving truck drivers of an older age have been making the headline news. Safety advocates and attorneys are, once again, calling for a mandatory retirement age of 65 for truckers. Should professional truck drivers be... more

Allen takes the top 40 questions and discusses the 40 answers concerning the FMCSA safety initiative: CSA 2010. Special 2 hour broadcast.

Years ago it was being said that the truck owner operator was a dying breed, yet ... the entrepreneurial spirit of these independent contractors live on. Allen pays tribute to the on-going spirit of the trucking owner operator and the... more

The FMSCA has now decided not to fully implement the new safety initiative, CSA 2010 until 2011. Even though the program is still months away, truck drivers are already feeling the effects of CSA 2010. The question still remains ... what... more

Open phone lines for whatever trucking topic is on your mind. Allen looks at the recent Mid America Trucking Show and Jazzy Jordan running across America for truckers, featuring the new Jazzy song performed by Jan McCarter. Surprise... more

What is happening in today's world of trucking? CDL training? CSA2010? NAFTA? Cheap freight? What about the good side of trucking? The phone lines are opened for the callers to decide what they want to talk about on this... more

How safe is the truck driver 14 hours of service rule? Truckers can work 70 hour work weeks with trucking companies, shippers and receivers showing little regard to the safety and health of the drivers. With the current HOS rules for drivers,... more

Cargo theft is on the rise as truckers find themselves targets of highway robberies. As the global economic crisis worsens, truckloads containing $487 million of goods were stolen in the U.S. in 2009, a 67% increase from the... more

Congressman Paul Tonko (D) N.Y., is our special guest as we discuss the importance of passing House Bill H.R.2156. Better known as Jason's Law, this bill will provide safe and secure parking for our nation's truck drivers.... more