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local truck driving jobs near me

When someone is looking for a local truck driving job, this means they want to be home every night on not taking on the long-haul or over the road (OTR) truck driving jobs that can mean days and even weeks away from home at a time. More »

Truck driving jobs in Canada

Here at, we have been responding to an increasing number of queries from overseas truck drivers looking for jobs in Canada, the US or Australia. This interest has prompted us to write a series of guides for overseas drivers seeking jobs in these countries. The first country we will cover in this series is Canada. More »

Truck driving jobs in the United States

The U.S. trucking industry has been hit hard by the recent recession and is only starting to recover. There are even talks of a potential driver shortage due to an aging population of truckers coupled with the introduction of more stringent safety laws (resulting in many drivers losing their trucking licenses). More »

The top 5 best paid driving jobs

Some jobs pay more because few can do them, some because few are willing to do them and some due to a combination of both. We decided to put together a list of the top 5 best paid driving jobs around the world, from Ice Road truckers in Alaska to convoy truck drivers in Iraq. More »

Truck driving jobs on the increase?

Is the trucking industry in the U.S. finally turning a corner? Are truck driving jobs on the increase? With so much conflicting information out there we decided to conduct our own research into the subject. If you are looking for truck or other driving jobs you can check out our jobs section at More »

Transportation job numbers double

While other employment sectors are still struggling to find their way out of recession and job losses, the transportation industry seems to be going full throttle - so to speak! According to the Commercial Carrier Journal 'The for-hire trucking industry continued to add jobs in July even as the overall U.S. economy lost (them) ... since the beginning of March, trucking companies have added 13,000 jobs' More »

How to become a New York Taxi Driver

Over the coming months we will be running a series of articles on different driving jobs around the world, and the various requirements you will need to meet to qualify for these jobs. In this article we are looking at the job of the New York City Taxi Driver. More »

Driving Jobs in Canada's oil fields

When you think of oil field jobs you may think of places like Texas or Saudi Arabia, but how about Canada? The discovery of the Athabasca oil sands in Canada's Alberta province, and the more recent development of more cost-effective mining methods, has put Canada on the list of the top 10 oil producing countries in the world. More »

GPS in taxis sparks protest

For mayor Bloomberg, "taxicab technology systems" are a no-brainer. For many New York cabbies they're an attack on their privacy and on their pocketbook More »

Busy truckers predict upswing

Truck drivers suffered from a slowdown recently, especially after September 11, but now the loads are frequent and full: an indication of economic health. More »

No job for the faint-hearted - roadtrain driver

Journalist Richard Middleton rides along with Shane Cordwell on one of the toughest trucker drives in the world - tugging three trailers across Australia's outback on some of the hottest, driest, loneliest roads in the world More »

About Driver Certificate in Professional Competence (CPC)

The Driver CPC applies to all LGV (large goods vehicle) and PCV (passenger carrying vehicle) drivers across the European Union. It is designed for both new drivers in these categories and also as a form of continuing professional development for existing drivers. It is now a legal requirement to undergo continual training in order to hold a Driver CPC. More »

Innovative solutions to Dutch traffic jams

3-wheel taxis and an "anti traffic jam bonus" for home workers are amongst the ideas offered as solutions to Dutch traffic congestion More »

Transport and terrorism - technology to the rescue

The crackdown on airline passenger carry-on items such as cosmetics, lip balm and water bottles is hogging the news, but the real work of transportation security is cranking away in the background. EyeForTransport's upcoming North American Cargo Security Forum in Washington is an example More »

Bad fleet drivers cause headaches

When it comes to drivers, the biggest concern of British fleet managers is how their behind-the-wheel employees impact their company's reputation More »

Trucks vs Trains: making truckers pay more won't work

Rail may be cheaper than truck, says Ontario Trucking Association President David Bradley, but it can't match the service, and truckers do pay their fair share. More »

Schneider National increases driver pay

One of North America's largest trucking companies has upgraded its pay scales, saying its drivers are key to achieving customer satisfaction. More »

Anti-terrorist help for truckers

Ohio truck driver's admission of involvement in terrorist plot highlights need for new terrorism truck security plan. More »

Cargo info in advance at borders

A new U.S. government requirement to provide information about cargo in advance could help truckers get through borders. More »

Truckers, anti terrorism hot topic in Vegas

A semitrailer-based terrorist attack could damage the US economy and national security as much as the 9/11 attacks, says convention speaker. More »

Canada-U.S. trade gets FAST

The massive traffic back-ups at Canada-U.S. border crossings following 9/11 are a thing of the past with the new FAST program. More »

Trucks a real terror concern

Fresh threats against economic targets and three attacks overseas this year using fuel trucks have convinced security officials that America's trucks pose a greater risk than ever More »

The trucker and the professor

One crisscrosses the country, hauling his cargo in an 18-wheeler. The other crunches the numbers and starts software companies--five at last count. Meet the twin engines driving the new math-based trucking industry. More »

Tracking trucks and tolls

New electronic toll tags should speed freight truck inspections and enforcement, but the industry is wary. More »

George W. Bush: thoughts on trucking

U.S. Presidential candidate George W. Bush answers questions about the trucking industry. More »

New trucker sleep rules will increase costs

New U.S. rules to combat sleepy driving begin in January '04, but Canadian truckers feel they will increase costs and transit times, especially at border crossings. More »

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Logistics Group International Inc. provides transportation solutions to meet the demanding needs in global shipping, over the road trucking, ocean freight and air cargo.

U.S. based firm offers a free information service carriers can use to locate towing companies, mobile repair services, truck repair shops, trailer repair shops, truck friendly motels, emergency services, and other services when needed.

U.S. State milepost guides, with truck and trailer services, accident zones, oversize and weight regulations, radio stations, rest areas, parking areas, and local advertisements. Also has access to state regulations in PDF format.

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