Women In Trucking Blog / Life on the Road

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 1, 2023 5:45:00 AM

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Liz Williamson’s mother sold her into human trafficking at the age of six. Williamson’s mother used her to make money from child pornography, …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the Road

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Dec 26, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Access to adequate truck parking continues to pose significant challenges for professional drivers on many levels. This article explores the various challenges and safety risks that are generated as a …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the Road

by Kam Roshan, Senior Product Manager, Drivewyze | Sponsored Content, on Nov 29, 2022 8:17:54 PM

We’ve all seen it. Every year, the TV news shows cars and trucks that hit a wall of fog or an area where an ice storm made the interstate an …

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Topics:Life on the RoadSponsored ContentTechnology

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Sep 21, 2022 9:02:01 AM

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week was Sept. 11-17, 2022. It's a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions and hard work the 3.6 million truck drivers make to keep the country …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver Perspective

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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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 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 Ellen Voie, on Apr 29, 2022 3:15:39 PM

Recently the Department of Labor held a “Day of Action” to promote safety and address these issues in the trucking industry. Since our inception in 2007, our mission has included …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the RoadEllen's BlogGender Diversity Issues

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Jan 5, 2022 6:15:00 AM

Did you know that there are over 40,300,000 people enslaved globally? January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and transportation professionals are in a unique position to make a difference and …

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by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on May 18, 2021 4:29:03 PM

Hear from Kellylynn herself! 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 …

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