Remembering 9/11 as anniversary approaches: A trucker’s story from ground zero

This month's issue of Truckers News commemorates the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a look at how the trucking business has changed as a result of the disaster. The areas impacted largely include load security and driver background scrutiny, but also camaraderie, drivers looking out for one another, pay, and other factors. A lot of the changes have been for the positive, say the owner-operators and drivers we interviewed, with the result of a ...

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How great it would be if this spirit of volunteerism and self-reliance could extend to meeting social needs 365 days a year, coast to coast.

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Federal security program trains truckers

The First Observer component is to recruit and train industry volunteers to report suspicious activities.

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