Women in Trucking Blog / Driver Perspective

by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on Oct 7, 2020 8:51:38 AM

Now introducing the Post-Trip Inspection podcast-style! Hear directly from WIT Driver Ambassador Kellylynn McLaughlin herself, take a listen below. As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is …

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by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on Sep 2, 2020 11:11:32 AM

As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is a time to check and see if anything has changed with your equipment since you began your trip and …

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by Michele Wade, on Aug 19, 2020 9:20:41 AM

“I’m a third-generation lady trucker. I grew up in trucks,” Jacinda Duran proclaims proudly. Following in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother, who were both truck drivers, she launched …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jul 29, 2020 1:52:29 PM

Recently I reached out to our driver members and asked them about the stresses they are experiencing due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. Challenges included access to personal protection supplies and …

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by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on Jul 28, 2020 10:49:58 AM

As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is a time to check and see if anything has changed with your equipment since you began your trip and …

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by Ellen Voie, on Dec 2, 2019 8:06:00 PM

Each year the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) asks drivers and carriers about their top concerns. As you can imagine, the drivers list differs from the trucking companies’ list, but some issues …

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by uShip, on Mar 8, 2019 3:39:00 PM

This blog post is one in a series by Women In Trucking member uShip that celebrates women in the logistics industry. Inspired by International Women’s Day (March 8, 2019) and …

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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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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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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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