Articles By Dave Ashelman

The Need For Communication

Lack of communication between truck drivers and office personnel has always been a big issue in trucking and here we talk about some causes and cures.

Rites of Passage on the Highway

Many folks come into truck driving believing they should be treated like gold without having to prove themselves first. That's simply not how it works.

As The World Churns: The Driver Shortage Myth

Trucking companies have re-defined what churn and turnover mean and how they are calculated. This is creating statistics indicating a driver shortage.

Stereotypes and Trucking: A Match Made in the Cab

Stereotypes of truckers are hurting your trucking career, even if you don't fit the mold. It's time to step up, take pride, and expect more of ourselves.

Why Drivers Are Paid By The Mile

Truck drivers are normally paid by the mile. How did it get this way, and would hourly pay be better? Here's the story, and some thoughts on the matter.

Understanding Rights in the Trucking Industry

What rights do truck drivers have? Here’s a brief overview of some of the common issues drivers face with their bosses, and the remedies they can seek.

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