- Single border post speeds movements. // African Business;Jan2011, Issue 371, p8
The article focuses on a report on the opening of a facility for the logistics industry in 2010, which found that in a little more than five hours, truck drivers from South Africa are able to cross into Mozambique, unload and return to the border.
- 18-Year-Olds and 18-Wheelers. // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p10
Editorial. Criticizes a pilot program by the United States Department of Transportation and the Truckload Carriers Association which would lower the minimum age of truck drivers from 21 to 18.
- Road stories. // Overdrive;Jan96, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p96
Presents information on serval experiences truckers have on the road.
- Image & issues. Magner, Carolyn // Overdrive;Apr96, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p15
Focuses on misleading news issues concerning truck drivers in the United States. Differentiation between pickup truck drivers and truck driver; School bus and truck-trailer accident; Reaction of truck drivers to a column written by `The Morning Call' writer Paul Carpenter about the road damage...
- Images & issues. Magner, Carolyn // Overdrive;Jun96, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p17
Discusses issues concerning truck drivers. Dissatisfaction of drivers over a National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) advertisement featuring a truck accident; Ron Lawson's protest over the caption used by the `Herald Journal' to describe an overturned truck; Offering by Michael Finkle...
- Attitude tops lists. // Overdrive;Jun96, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p78
Outlines qualities truck owner-operators look for in an interview of with an applicant truck driver. Includes attire; Condition of the truck; Attitude.
- Canada to start drug and alcohol testing. // Overdrive;Jun96, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p99
Reports on the Canadian trucking industry's plan to administer drug and alcohol testing to meet North American Free Trade Agreement conditions. Requirements from carriers with more than 50 drivers.
- Take a bow. McElvy, Jonathan H. // Overdrive;Aug96, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p28
Presents an overview of the National Truck Driver Appreciation Week in August 1996, organized by the American Trucking Associations (ATA). Aim of letting truck drivers know how much the industry appreciates them; Support from trucking companies and various organizations; Extensive media...
- The second time around. // Overdrive;Aug96, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p49
Presents the stories of several individuals who left promising careers to become truck drivers. Bill Brian as a retired airplane pilot; Reggie Muggleston as a former chef catering to celebrities; Ed Meadows as a former computer programmer/systems analyst; Roger Flood as a former textile...
- Make first impressions pay off. Cox, Charles // Overdrive;Nov96, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p23
Offers advice for truck drivers on making a good first impression with shippers and receivers. Questions to ask to insure a good first impression; Importance of appearance; Importance of professionalism.