ATRI Release Its Annual Top Ten Issues Facing the Trucking Industry

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research institute, has unveiled its list of the top ten critical issues facing the North American trucking industry.

To see the related story click here    Top Ten Story
o see the complete survey and top ten issues click here  Issues


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Pavilion Strikes Gold At GATS

Thousands of attendees of the 2015 Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Tx. were able to take advantage of a wide variety of free health screenings including, for the first time ever at a major trucking show, free mammograms.

In addition there was a blood drive conducted in partnership with Carter BloodCare and also a bone marrow donor registration drive in partnership with Make It Happen USA.

For the full story click this link Pavilion.


The Trucking Solutions Group Would Like To Thank the Following People For Their Donations to the Mobile Mammogram Unit Fundraiser:

Jennifer and Nick Marcu                                               Jon Osburn
Godspeed Expediters, LLC  (Les Willis)                     Susan Wirth-White
Steve and Pam Pollack/Movin’ Out                             Kari and Lee Fisher (6 TIMES)                 Truck Stop Ministries Inc.                                             St. Christopher Fund
Sandi Soendker                                                                Trucker Charity
Deb & Del LaBree  (5 TIMES!)                                      Make It Happen USA
Francis and Kim Fling                                                     Sandi Edwards
Sandi and John Putz (Twice)                                         Linda Caffee
Dawn Montez                                                                    Rick Ash
Joyce Brenny (Brenny Transportation)                       George and Wendy Parker
UrgentCareTravel Medical Clinics                                Phoenix Sleep Solutions,LLC
Shianna Trucking                                                             Ingrid Brown
Leslie Warner                                                                    Cindy Kaps (TWICE)
Allen and Donna Smith                                                   Glen Brannon
Cathy Littlejohn/Save-A-Load,Inc. (TWICE)             Steve and Kim Cooper
Cheryl Drury and Michael Backer                                 John Lalond
Brian Callan (Bolt Custom Trucks)                               Pat Hockaday (Twice)
Janice Hunter                                                                    Tom Kyrk
Jeff Clark                                                                            K C and Sara Brau
Kenn and Beth Zelten                                                     Henry and Karen Albert
Mary “Candy” Bass

National Association of Small Trucking Companies
Commercial Truck and Trailer Repair (John & Mindy Gasser)
The “Bolt Girls” from Bolt Custom Trucks


Health Article

Surveys show that more than 1 in every 3 Americans is now considered obese. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) more than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) are obese. Approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese. To see obesity trends by state click here Obesity Trends.

Our Home page will feature a link to health related articles relating to this health epidemic and many other health subjects. For more health related articles please visit our
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          Fun Fact:    

The designer of the Statue of Liberty, French sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi, used his wife as the model for the body and his mother as the model for the face.

Are you having tire wear or handling problems with your truck?
Mike Beckett from MD Alignment, a good friend of the Trucking Solutions Group throughout our existence, has graciously agreed to allow us to use parts of his wildly popular book “Truck Wheel Alignment  A Common Man’s Guide” on our website.

Click on the Mike Beckett page above. Start with the introduction and then move on to the other installments.

A special thanks to Amy McKnight at the MacSpa in Denver, Colorado for her efforts in setting up the framework for this site. I also want to thank her for her creative input and especially for her patience in teaching this old man how to build his first website.