by Women In Trucking Staff, on May 21, 2024 8:39:54 PM

L to R: Jennifer Hedrick, WIT President & CEO; Sue Lawless, FMCSA’s Acting Deputy Administrator; Jenny Fall, WIT Director of Driver Engagement Women In Trucking Association (WIT) continuously advocates for …

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Topics:SafetyWomen In TruckingGender Diversity Issues

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Apr 24, 2024 7:55:29 AM

A chronic, nationwide shortage of truck parking is forcing America’s professional truck drivers into an untenable position— either violate federal hours-of-service regulations that mandate rest breaks at specific times, or …

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Topics:Redefining The Road MagazineSafetyLife on the Road

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Apr 10, 2024 9:30:18 AM

Safety is a key component to a successful retention strategy during today’s driver shortage, according to Marcia Faschingbauer, President and CEO of Excargo Services, a logistics company that provides intermodal, …

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by Air Products | Sponsored Content, on Dec 27, 2023 7:30:00 AM

Nicole Boyd, a valued member of the Air Products team, has been with the Company since February 2019. Based in Chandler, Arizona, she holds the position of Specialist - Driver …

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by Fran Bernard, on Dec 13, 2023 8:50:45 AM

Distractions are everywhere. Human attention is the economy's most precious resource. Specifically, the attention people pay to their work. No matter what kind of company you own, run or work …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the Road

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Aug 22, 2023 9:34:52 AM

It’s an incredible story: On June 18 of this year, around one o’clock in the morning in a border state, a professional driver was parked at a dark rest stop …

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Topics:SafetyDriver Perspective

by Ellen Voie, on Mar 20, 2023 9:15:30 PM

The trucking industry has traditionally been male-populated, with women making up a small percentage of truck drivers and other industry professionals. However, technology is helping to break down barriers and …

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by Highway Transport | Sponsored Content, on Feb 3, 2023 8:55:11 AM

Sports analogies often are applied to business to encourage teamwork, dedication, and drive. One example rings true in Knoxville, TN, between bulk liquid carrier Highway Transport and the University of …

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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 Fran Bernard, on Dec 27, 2022 4:52:35 PM

One third of new gun buyers last year were women. Self-defense is the number one reason that women are taking the gun industry by storm. Whether it is to feel …

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