Women in Trucking Blog / Professional Development

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 Women In Trucking Staff, on Sep 30, 2020 11:34:36 AM

Founded in 2011, the Women In Trucking Foundation raises funds to make scholarships available in the trucking industry in the fields of Safety, Driving, Technical and Leadership. The non-profit's core …

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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 Norman Winegar, on Aug 25, 2020 5:46:44 PM

Recall the flight safety instructions we always hear just before takeoff? The ones to which you don’t pay much attention. Remember the part that says, secure your own oxygen mask …

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Topics:Professional DevelopmentWork/Life BalanceHealth and Wellness

by Michele Wade, on Aug 11, 2020 10:07:37 AM

According to American Express’ 2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, employment by woman-owned companies (WOBs) in the transportation and warehousing industry increased 10 percent between 2014 and 2019. Even more …

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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 Michele Wade, on May 19, 2020 10:18:00 AM

Characteristics that are often associated with men – such as aggression, competition and decisiveness – are frequently rewarded in today’s workplace. While such behavior might go against their natural instincts, …

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by Norman Winegar, on May 18, 2020 2:51:00 PM

May is national Mental Health Awareness Month. It's an opportunity for Americans to become more aware of how important good mental health is to us as individuals and to our …

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by Kelly Radi, on Apr 28, 2020 3:50:00 PM

I was up in New Brunswick, Canada, working with a group of women in the trucking industry (shout out to WIT members Day & Ross!) when I heard the news …

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by Ellen Voie, on Apr 2, 2020 5:35:00 PM

Until a few short weeks ago, none of us could have imagined a world with COVID-19, social distancing and government mandates to stay in our homes. Each day we listen …

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