Sandy Long

Sandy Long

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by Sandy Long, on Aug 22, 2017 4:51:00 PM

Perhaps one of the greatest disservices to the trucking industry outside of the old ABC’s 20/20 Killer Truck Drivers segment is how trucking has been portrayed in movies and television …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver Perspective

by Sandy Long, on May 2, 2017 4:57:00 PM

Sit back in any truck stop or rest area and you may see a vast array of pets, from birds to snakes, brought out of trucks for a bit of fresh air The …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver Perspective

by Sandy Long, on Jan 23, 2017 5:02:00 PM

According to statistics, 79% of all accidents involving semi-trucks are caused by car drivers. Few, if any states, require car drivers to learn during license testing about sharing the road …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver Perspective

by Sandy Long, on Sep 2, 2016 5:09:00 PM

When people think about the trucking industry they think about the jobs of truck driving and perhaps dispatching. They do not know of the many other jobs available in the …

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Topics:Driver Perspective

by Sandy Long, on Jun 13, 2016 5:19:00 PM

Women In Trucking members Lee and Kari Fisher are owner operators. Kari is a wife/rider on the truck helping with all aspects of the job except for driving. A few …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the RoadDriver Perspective

by Sandy Long, on May 31, 2016 5:23:00 PM

Personal Many women who enter trucking experience culture shock after they get on the road for the first time after school. Preconceived notions about trucking shatter as they realize the …

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Topics:Life on the RoadWork/Life BalanceDriver PerspectiveHealth and Wellness

by Sandy Long, on Sep 16, 2015 5:39:00 PM

Having beautiful hair and nails while driving a truck can present many challenges, starting off mainly with lack of time. Many give up makeup when they become drivers. However, there …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver Perspective

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