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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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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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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by Beth Cramb, Penske Logistics | Sponsored Content, on Dec 12, 2022 8:09:00 AM

Over the three decades that I have served on Penske Logistics’ safety team, our industry has experienced its fair share of change. From seismic shifts like the ELD mandate and …

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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 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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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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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 Women In Trucking Staff, on Dec 15, 2021 8:17:40 AM

Never before have there been more opportunities for female drivers in the commercial freight transportation industry. As a driver, you’re a hero of the highway, a road warrior who can …

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by Ellen Voie, on Nov 3, 2021 7:30:00 AM

For those of us in the trucking industry, we are all aware of the data suggesting that crashes involving commercial trucks are overwhelmingly caused by the non-professional driver. Or, as …

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