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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.

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Kylla Lanier, Deputy Director of Truckers Against Trafficking will join us as our special guest to discuss the continual efforts of the organization in their drive throughout the trucking industry to combat domestic sex trafficking. Discussion will include their first-of-its-kind mobile exhibit, known as The Freedom Drivers Project which provides an insight look into human trafficking as well as offering educational information for trucking professionals and the general public as well. We will also cover the recent story of a young lady kidnapped out of Iowa and was rescued after Conway Truckload driver, Kevin Kimmel "made the call" which also led to the arrest of her traffickers. The action taken by Mr. Kimmel was recognized on April 3, 2015 when Truckers Against Trafficking presented the driver with their 2015 Harriet Tubman Award. Truckers Against Trafficking also received the Suzanne McDaniel Memorial Award for Public Awareness as part of the annual Congressional Victims' Rights Caucus Awards on April 22 at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. Representatives from ATA, TCA, NATSO and OOIDA were in attendance. Mrs. Lanier will share the organization's plan for an upcoming new training DVD, more in-depth educational and training portals and much more offered by the 501(c)3 organization. Call-in number: 347-826-9170. To join the conversation, press "1" on your keypad at any time.
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Truth About Trucking looks at the hostile work environment within the trucking industry. From the bullying and criminal assaults targeting students and drivers, this area of trucking continues to go unreported. NOT ANYMORE! With a wide... more

Introductory commentary by Allen Smith concerning bullying and harassment within the trucking industry. This is Part 1 of a 2 Part series, setting the stage for our in-depth look into the hostility many truck driving students, male and... more

More and more truckers are discovering the benefits of "Smart Phones" - iPhone, Blackberry and the T-Mobile G1. Allen looks at the trucking technology that is making life on the road easier for our OTR drivers. Special guests: Damien from... more

Jason's Law, otherwise known as Bill H.R. 2156, was introduced on April 28th, 2009 and has been referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Bill, named after truck driver, Jason Rivenburg of Fultonham,... more

With the safety of truck drivers becoming an important issue today, are Constitutional Rights being violated by not allowing professional CDL truck drivers to carry a firearm in the truck with them? Even with a concealed weapon... more

When freight forwarding giant, DHL from their Atlanta, GA office, pulled out of the U.S. they called Jack Martin for help in training. Owner of A1 Freight Broker Training. Jack Martin is the recognized leader and returns as our special guest.... more

Since its conception in 1993 and implementation in 1994, NAFTA has resulted in the loss of millions of jobs for U.S. workers. Although U.S. domestic exports to its NAFTA partners have increased, NAFTA has led to job losses in all 50 states.... more

Jeffrey Caldwell, Chief of Communications VDOT is our special guest. Truck drivers stopping for the Federal mandatory 10 hour break in the state of Virginia rest areas are being woke up after two hours by law enforcement officials... more

Are you wanting to become a truck owner operator and considering the trucking companies lease purchase program? Have you been told you can make $100,000 plus per year as an owner operator? No credit check, no money down, own... more

You've gone to the CDL school, made it through the course, have your CDL in hand and nobody will hire you. Trucking companies want experience, but if nobody will hire you, how do you get the experience? You were "pre-hired" for... more

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