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IntRoDUCtIon
PReFACe
2. CAUSES OF THE DRIVER ‘SHORTAGE’
3. NOT ENOUGH TRUCKS
4. OVER-HIRING
5. ABANDONED TRUCKS
6. EQUIPMENT RECOVERY
7. POOR MANAGEMENT
8. SOLITUDE CAN BE A PROBLEM
9. UNSTABLE CAREER
10. PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY DEMANDING
11. DISHONEST SYSTEM
12. ATTITUDE
13. CAUSES OF JOB-HOPPING AND DRIVER TURNOVER
14. STUCK ON THE EAST COAST
15. RAILROAD PIGGYBACKS
16. NO OVER THE ROAD DRIVER REPRESENTATION
17. NEWCOMERS QUITTING
GOOD CONDITIONS, TOO
2. MOOD SWINGS
3. PRIVATE CARRIERS—COMPANY TRUCKS
4. TEAMSTERS UNION COMPANY DRIVERS
5. DOUBLE AND TRIPLE TRAILERS (WIGGLE-WAGONS)
6. DEDICATED ACCOUNTS
7. JOB SECURITY
8. POSSIBLE TO EARN SIX FIGURES
9. CAMARADERIE
10. RETIRED AND EX-MILITARY
11. MOST LUCRATIVE PAY
TRANSPORTATION, THE BACKBONE OF AMERICA
1. BEFORE REGULATION
2. WHAT IS DEREGULATION?
3. AFTER DEREGULATION
4. TRANSPORTATION REVOLUTION
5. NO UNION REPRESENTATION ALLOWED
6. PRESENT OVER THE ROAD TRUCKING IS IN ITS INFANCY
WHY ALL THE TRUCKS?
1. INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS DEVELOPED
2. PROBLEMS WITH OVERSIZE EQUIPMENT
3. BIGGER TRAILERS WOULD BE MORE DANGEROUS
A STORY THAT NEEDS TO BE TOLD
1. NOMADS OF AMERICA
2. BIG DEMAND FOR TRUCK DRIVERS
3. COMPANY DRIVER VS. OWNER-OPERATOR
4. OWNER-OPERATOR SCAM
5. COMPANY OWNER-OPERATORS
6. PAYING THE BILLS
7. GENUINE OWNER-OPERATORS
8. CONSPIRACY?
9. OVER THE ROAD TRUCKING HAS BEEN SINGLED OUT
10. INCREASE IN FREIGHT RATES IS NEEDED
11. FAST TRUCKS, AN ENTICEMENT TO WORK FOR LESS
14. CHANGE MAY TAKE DECADES
COST AND QUALITY OF TRAINING SCHOOLS
1. GETTING THE OVER-RATED CDL
3. TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOLS
4. GETTING YOUR MONEY’S WORTH
5. NOT ENOUGH TRAINERS
6. NEED FOR GOOD DRIVER TRAINERS
7. WHY A SHORTAGE OF DRIVER TRAINERS
8. LACK OF QUALITY DRIVER TRAINERS
9. DRIVER TRAINERS CAN MAKE GOOD MONEY
10. PREPARING TO BECOME A DRIVER TRAINER
11. TRAINEE REPRESENTATION
12. STUDENTS QUITTING DURING TRAINING
13. TRAINEE BONUS NEEDED
14. TOO MANY NEWCOMERS
15. DRIVERS FOR SALE
16. MEXICANS WORK HARDER FOR LESS
UNDERSTANDING LOGBOOKS
1. IS FALSIFYING LOGS BEING ACCEPTED?
2. THE CONTROVERSIAL ‘BLACK BOX’
3. LAWMAKERS LACK UNDERSTANDING
4. LOGBOOK REVISION
5. ACCIDENTS AND LOGBOOKS
6. DOUBLE STANDARDS
7. CHANGE IS NEEDED
BETTER PAY AND BENEFITS OVERDUE
1. THE KEY TO IMPROVEMENT
2. HOW MUCH MONEY IS ENOUGH?
3. WHERE DOES THIS MONEY COME FROM?
4. FAIR DAY’S PAY IS NEEDED
5. MILEAGE DISCREPANCY
6. HOW ARE THESE THINGS IMPORTANT TO A TRUCK DRIVER?
1. DISRESPECTED PROFESSIONALS
2. OVER THE ROAD TRUCK DRIVER PAY—WHAT HAPPENED?
3. PAY AND CONDITIONS
4. GETTING PAID AS A PROFESSIONAL
5. EARNINGS FOR OTHER TRANSPORTATION RELATED CAREERS
6. RECRUITING FOREIGNERS, MISFITS AND ODDBALLS
7. RECRUITERS
8. SIGN-ON BONUSES
9. PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCE IS LACKING
1. PAY AND CONDITIONS ARE RELATED TO SAFETY
MANY THINGS TO DEAL WITH
1. GOOD HEALTH IS IMPORTANT
2. TARGET FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT
3. BROKER SKIMMING
4. LUMPERS—LOADING AND UNLOADING FEES
5. UNLOADING HASSLE
6. THE INVISIBLE MAN—MASKING YOUR EMOTIONS
7. THE MOST DEMANDING PROFESSION
8. CANADIAN CROSSING
9. HAZARDOUS MATERIAL (HAZ-MAT)
10. ENGINE IDLING SHUTDOWN LAWS
11. SAFE DRIVING
12. INTERRUPTED SLEEP, A MAJOR CAUSE OF FATIGUE
13. DRIVERS TREATED LIKE MUSHROOMS
15. POOR DISPATCHERS
16. REPOWERS
17. HIRE FROM WITHIN
18. SEAL RECORDS
19. MORALS
20. INFIDELITY AND DIVORCE
21. SPORADIC ACTIVITY
22. LUMPERS—LOADING AND UNLOADING FEES
23. UNLOADING HASSLE
24. THE INVISIBLE MAN—MASKING YOUR EMOTIONS
25. COMMUNICATION—YOU NEED VOICE CONTACT
26. PARK AND SLEEP—BEWARE OF MUGGERS
27. PARKING IN TRUCK STOPS AND CUSTOMERS
TRUCKERS NEED A VOICE
2. REPRESENTATION IS NEEDED
3. THREAT TO SAFETY
4. OVER THE ROAD DRIVERS DOING CITY DELIVERIES
5. BEAUTIFUL TRUCKS VS. PAY AND BENEFITS
6. EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
1. OWNER-OPERATOR AND LEASE-OPERATOR
3. TRUCKS ARE EXPENSIVE TO OWN
4. ROUTINE FLEET MAINTENANCE GOES UNNOTICED
5. OWNER-OPERATOR HAS TO PAY
6. TRUCKS REPOSSESSED
7. BREAKDOWN ON THE ROAD
8. REDUCING OVERHEAD
9. CUSTOM MADE TRUCKS ARE SAFER
10. USED TRUCKS ARE A GLUT ON THE MARKET
11. NO STATISTICS ON FAILURES
ONLY THE STRONG COMPANIES WILL SURVIVE
1. TRAILER POOLS
2. PRIVATE FLEETS REDUCED
3. TEAM DRIVERS
4. OVER THE ROAD TRUCK DRIVERS MAKING CITY DELIVERIES
5. RELAYS AND SHUTTLES
6. COMMUNICATION—BACK BURNER MENTALITY
7. DISPATCHERS IGNORE PHONES
8. GATHER INFORMATION
9. CUT YOUR LOSSES
10. PROFITABILITY—COMPANY SURVIVAL
SAFETY IN TRUCKING (and all vehicles)
1. AGGRESSIVE DRIVING
2. TRUCKERS SAVING LIVES
3. DORMANT RAILROAD CROSSINGS
4. TURN SIGNALS
5. FOLLOWING DISTANCE—THE BIG ONE
6. TOP SPEED RESTRICTION
7. SUBMIT TO OTHER TRAFFIC
8. OVERSIZED EQUIPMENT IS DANGEROUS
9. SAFE PASSING
10. COURTESY SIGNALING WITH LIGHTS
11. ENTRANCE RAMPS
12. EXITING
13. ENTERING MAINLINE TRAFFIC
14. SOMEONE IS ALWAYS BEHIND YOU
15. WEIGHT AND SPACE MANAGEMENT
16. FOUL WEATHER
17. CHAINS
18. PICKUP TAILGATES DOWN OR MISSING
19. SIGNS
30. DUAL SPEED LIMITS, SOME STATES
31. TRAFFIC CITATIONS
32. GETTING DIRECTIONS TO GO TO THE CUSTOMER
33. PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCE GAINS RESPECT
34. PRIVATE VEHICLES ARE A BIG PROBLEM
1. IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS
2. PUBLICATIONS
SUMMARY OF OVER THE ROAD TRUCKING
GLOSSARY OF CB AND TRUCKER TERMS
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IS OVER THE ROAD TRUCKING FOR YOU?: SECOND EDITION: EARN SIX FIGURES WITH NO INVESTMENT What you need to know about truck driver schools

IS OVER THE ROAD TRUCKING FOR YOU?: SECOND EDITION: EARN SIX FIGURES WITH NO INVESTMENT What you need to know about truck driver schools

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THE MEAT AND POTATOES OF TRUCKING THE TRUTH ABOUT: TRAINING SCHOOLS COMPANY DRIVER LEASE-OPERATOR OWNER-OPERATOR SAFETY ISSUES UNDERSTANDING LOGBOOKS PAY AND CONDITIONS FATIGUE CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS DRIVER RETENTION PROBLEM Why is there a continuing ongoing shortage of 80,000 OVER THE ROAD truck drivers??? THIS BOOK SHOULD BE READ BY ANYONE INTERESTED IN OVER THE ROAD TRUCKING AS A CAREER. IT SHOULD ALSO BE OF INTEREST TO ANYONE WHO HAS EVER DRIVEN A TRUCK OR IS PRESENTLY DRIVING A TRUCK, AS WELL AS THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN REGARD TO SAFELY SHARING THE HIGHWAYS WITH BIG TRUCKS. THIS IS REALITY! THIS IS TRUTH!
THE MEAT AND POTATOES OF TRUCKING THE TRUTH ABOUT: TRAINING SCHOOLS COMPANY DRIVER LEASE-OPERATOR OWNER-OPERATOR SAFETY ISSUES UNDERSTANDING LOGBOOKS PAY AND CONDITIONS FATIGUE CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS DRIVER RETENTION PROBLEM Why is there a continuing ongoing shortage of 80,000 OVER THE ROAD truck drivers??? THIS BOOK SHOULD BE READ BY ANYONE INTERESTED IN OVER THE ROAD TRUCKING AS A CAREER. IT SHOULD ALSO BE OF INTEREST TO ANYONE WHO HAS EVER DRIVEN A TRUCK OR IS PRESENTLY DRIVING A TRUCK, AS WELL AS THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN REGARD TO SAFELY SHARING THE HIGHWAYS WITH BIG TRUCKS. THIS IS REALITY! THIS IS TRUTH!

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