Article Category: The Economy And Politics

Are Self-Driving Vehicles Really Going To Take Truckers Jobs?

by Patrick Netzel

Are autonomous vehicles going to start taking jobs away from truck drivers? Is the technology ready for widespread deployment? Are people ready for it?

Bureaucracy And Unfair Expectations Plague Today's Truck Drivers

by Becky Prestwich

The trucking industry has an avalanche of rules and regulations, stereotypes and expectations for truck drivers to deal with. Here's the reality we face.

Why Drivers Are Paid By The Mile

by Dave Ashelman

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.

The Sleep Apnea Witch Hunt

by Tanya Bons

Sleep apnea is a big topic in the trucking industry, but is it justified? Or is it a money-making scheme for the insurance companies and medical industry?

New Rules: Going Back To Truck Driving School

by Angelique

Truck drivers in Europe now must pay to have additional schooling in order to maintain their status as truck drivers. Will this be coming to the U.S.?

Are Drivers Too Expensive?

by Angelique

My name is Angelique and I'm from The Netherlands where our international drivers are losing their jobs to lower paid Eastern European drivers.

Truck Driving Career Seen As Strong For Next Decade

by Brett Aquila

A recent story by NPR shows that truck driving will be one of the fastest growing, best paying careers requiring little training for the coming decade

Unemployment Insurance Tax? Ya Must Need a Doctor's Degree

by Pappy

What on earth is unemployement tax insurance, and where does it go during times of low unemployement? Nobody knows what the gov't does with our money.

Truck Driving School 2009: Will The Poor Economy Still Offer Truck Driving Jobs For Students?

by Brett Aquila

Truck driving jobs pay well and getting your CDL is an option. But in this economy, will you find work? Is trucking school the right choice?

Tough Times In Trucking: Getting Pre-Hired Is No Guarantee

by Brett Aquila

Even getting pre-hired by a trucking company before graduating from CDL training is no guarantee in this economy.

Satin sheets to LIE on. Satin pillows to cry on.

by Pappy

With tough times ahead, change has been promised to Americans. But is it the right type of change, or is prosperity being undermined?

Economic Hard Times and The Politics of Change

by Pappy

Tough times mean tough choices and a lot of change in our economy.

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