Taxi Freight LLC is looking for dedicated full-time OTR Flatbed drivers. Need a change?
Need to be treated fairly? Get paid what you deserve! Come drive for Taxi Freight!
This is an O.T.R. position serving all south/northeast states, based out of Atlanta, GA. Drivers get home approximately every other weekend. Pay is based upon total O.T.R.
$.40 a mile (starting Pay)
Bonus Incentives Available
Direct Deposit Available
Online Access to Payroll
Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid class “A” CDL, from state of residence.
Must have 1 year verifiable experience in the last 3 years, on flat bed and an acceptable work history for the past 10 years.
No more than 2 moving violations in any type of motor vehicle in the last 3 years.
Call Cathy at (404) 981-3644 and let’s get you driving.
ROCKFORD — Gallows humor came to the gas pump Tuesday as Ken Reed fed $3.79-a-gallon Road Ranger regular unleaded to his car at East Riverside Boulevard and North Mulford Road.Read more here
Drivers fill up despite costs because ‘there’s nothing we can do’ – Rockford, IL – Rockford Register Star.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — A new innovation pushed by Clayton-based Boyd Brothers Transportation was unveiled to the public at its Birmingham terminal today and called “revolutionary” for its ability to get the flatbed trucking industry into the growing intermodal rail shipping game.This is important reading for trucking
al.com: Birmingham : Alabama’s Boyd Brothers unveils innovation that could revolutionize flatbed trucking.
Mark Reddig talked with Ryan Bowley of OOIDA’s Washington, DC, office about recent developments on the higwhay bill, including a push to take money for mass transit out of highway funds (That money comes from the highway fund how, but the earlier House version of the highway bill eliminated that diversion of highway users tax payments).
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OOIDA’s Land Line Now, trucking news and information on Sirius XM Satellite Radio’s The Road Dog on Sirius XM Channel 106 » Blog Archive » DC Report – Potential setbacks could spell trouble for highway bill.
SEATTLE–Employers say they’re “independent contractors.” Drivers call that a legal trick to deny them their rights–a nice-sounding label obscuring an ugly reality.
For two weeks in February, this argument raged at terminal gates in the ports of Seattle and Tacoma. Hundreds of truckers, who normally ferry huge shipping containers from dockside to waiting trains and warehouses, refused to get behind the wheel and drive. Instead, they caravanned to the terminal gates and appealed to their coworkers to climb out of their cabs and join their strike.
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Seattle Port Strike Challenges ‘Independent Contractor’ Lie — In These Times.
Drivers employed by San Pedro-based Toll Group held a march Thursday, claiming they are underpaid, forced to use unsanitary restrooms and were intimidated by a “union-buster” hired by the trucking company.
This is very good reading
Truck drivers picket port company Toll Group – The Daily Breeze.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hear public comments at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month about the potential that drivers using electronic onboard recorders could be harassed by the carriers they drive for.
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FMCSA to Hold EOBR ‘Listening Session’ | Transport Topics Online | Trucking, Freight Transportation and Logistics News.
“Making a Difference Award this year is now called the “Jason Rivenberg Making a DIfference Award” after Jason Rivenburg, the late husband of last years winner, Hope Rivenberg.
Nominations for the 2012 “Jason Rivenberg- Making a Difference Award” Survey. For more on this story read it here
In early January I received an email with the subject line that read the carrier’s names in regards to a …
This is very good reading.Read more here
Letter from a Recent Truck Driver Training Graduate | REAL Women In Trucking.
Caterpillar has been a mainstay Illinois-based company for generations but no longer. The power and influence of big labor has impacted the company for too long, damaging its bottom-line and hurting workers.
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Caterpillar: Goodbye Illinois, Hello Indiana’s Right To Work | The National Right to Work Committee®.