Women In Trucking Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Jul 31, 2022 2:58:43 PM

Photo: Lynette Cervantes, lead instructor for Del Mar College’s transportation training services program, shows the Truckers Against Trafficking wallet card that is given to each student in the program. When …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the Road

by Fran Bernard, on Jul 18, 2022 9:58:35 PM

Yes, you can! Depending on the felony, you can get a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). As long as you are not prohibited by your parole terms, and you do not …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jul 5, 2022 3:46:13 PM

The Women In Trucking Association strives to be a resource for the trucking industry. This means we spend a great deal of time collecting data from our members. Everything from recruiting and …

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Topics:SafetyEllen's BlogGender Diversity Issues

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jun 8, 2022 4:19:42 PM

We often hear, “I’ve just obtained my CDL, but I don’t know where to start.” It can feel overwhelming starting the next phase of your trucking journey, such as finding …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver Perspective

by Ellen Voie, on May 31, 2022 5:30:33 PM

The word turnover in the trucking industry does NOT mean a flakey pastry filled with fruit. Unfortunately, it describes a reality pertaining to the revolving door for our professional drivers. Current estimates …

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Topics:Ellen's BlogGender Diversity Issues

by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 24, 2022 5:47:16 PM

Experts from Daimler Trucks, Waymo, TuSimple, Plus, and Gatik reveal autonomous is here and the opportunities for women in trucking are great. Tech in the form of automatic transmissions, GPS …

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Topics:OperationsRedefining The Road Magazine

by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 17, 2022 3:12:29 PM

L to R: Finalist Eileen Dabrowski, finalist Amanda Schuier, WIT President and CEO Ellen Voie, and the 2021 Infuential Woman in Trucking, Lily Ley. The Women In Trucking Association recognized …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentRedefining The Road MagazineRecognition

by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 11, 2022 7:13:35 AM

Lisa Orrell, keynote speaker at the Women In Trucking 2021 Accelerate! Conference in Dallas, TX. It’s what people think when they hear your name. It’s what your work colleagues ultimately think …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional Development

by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 11, 2022 6:30:00 AM

Jennifer is a millennial seeking answers about what it takes to become a professional driver as she considers career options. Nancy is a seasoned driver looking to network with other …

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Topics:Life on the RoadWomen In TruckingDriver Perspective

by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on May 10, 2022 3:58:30 PM

Take a listen to the podcast version below. As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is a time to check and see if anything has changed with …

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Topics:Driver AmbassadorDriver Perspective

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