‘Women in Trucking’ Category

Is Bringing Your Child Along for the Ride a Good Idea For Truckers?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
If you’ve ever taken one of your kids with you on the road, you know how their faces light up when they hear about your plans. Even so, it might not be a good idea for you to bring them along, no matter how much fun you both think it’s going to be. Lack of Movement Kids need to play […] ... continue reading »

Trucker News Roundup

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Here’s an update on some of the trucking news we’ve been following recently: Goodyear Highway Hero A truck driver from Rancho Cucamonga, California was recently named this year’s Goodyear Highway Hero at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY. Ivan Vasovic was honored for rescuing a fellow driver whose double tanker truck full of diesel fuel wound up hanging halfway […] ... continue reading »

Saluting Outstanding Women in the Trucking Industry

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Women may make up a small percentage of the U.S. trucking population, but they’re coming on strong. With support from the non-profit association Women in Trucking (WIT), women are making inroads into all facets of the trucking industry. Women have come out from behind dispatchers’ desks to take the wheels of heavy haulers. They’re muscling their way up the corporate […] ... continue reading »

Championing the Cause of Women in Trucking

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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The image most people carry in their minds of those in the trucking industry, and especially of a typical truck driver, is male. As a result, women who want to enter the industry are likely to encounter obstacles that men do not. One of the fastest growing associations in the trucking industry, the Women in Trucking Association (WIT) is working […] ... continue reading »

Organizations That Help Owner Operators

Monday, April 23rd, 2012
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Many truckers new to the business are unaware of organizations that represent their interests.  Some charge a fee for services or membership while others simply work in the interest of their members.  One of the best known of these is the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Inc, also known as OOIDA. This organization has been in existence since 1970 and is dedicated […] ... continue reading »