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Monthly Archives: July 2009

YOU Did It! Jason’s Law is Going to GATS

Jul
26,
2009
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Because of YOUR support and dedication to the cause, Jason’s Law will be attending the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.   Your donation(s) have insured that Hope Rivenburg and family members will have the opportunity to keep this important … Continue reading

iPhone Trucker App – Using the Driver’s Resource Page

Jul
26,
2009
2

Donna will be attending the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas next month, with a booth set up for “Trucker” – the world’s first iPhone application for the trucking industry.  We are noticing that some iPhone and iTouch users … Continue reading

Life outside of Trucking – Organic Gardening

Jul
24,
2009
0

No doubt, many truckers are passionate about their trucks.  But what do they do when they are not trucking?   Hobbies, relaxation or recreation … what do truckers do for other passions? Co-host Barry Szczucki, aka The Green Guru,  shares his … Continue reading

Let’s Bring Jason’s Law to the Great American Trucking Show

Jul
21,
2009
0

The brotherhood of truckers.   It’s out there … still … I’m sure of it.  Your support of Jason’s Law has generated, at this point, 7582 signatures on the Jason’s Law petition.   Your support is greatly appreciated.  Many of us are … Continue reading

” Get Jasons Law to Gats” You Can Help

Jul
17,
2009
0

For the last few days there’s been a drive to try to assist  Hope Rivenburg and  family of slain trucker, Jason Rivenburg, to attend GATS! The family plans on attending GATS in order to ensure that the Bill HR 2156 … Continue reading

Administration Wants to Extend Deadline for Transportation Act

Jul
15,
2009
0

As posted by:  Jason’s Law website President Obama is trying to extend the deadline for the Transportation Act for eighteen months.   We can’t let this happen.   We need to inundate the White House and Senate with calls so they know … Continue reading

Will Sleep Apnea Test be New Regulation for Trucking?

Jul
14,
2009
34

By: Allen Smith There may be a new regulation coming for the trucking industry.  If so, this new requirement could effect as many as 3.9 million licensed commercial truck drivers, according to a recent study by the Cambridge Health Alliance. … Continue reading

Heartland Express Reports Quarterly Profit

Jul
14,
2009
0

By: Allen Smith Heartland Express, Inc., based out of Iowa, reported a 2% second-quarter profit earlier today.  The company stated that they are seeing the worst economic downturn in its history, and commented that it:  “has not seen any strong … Continue reading

Truck Driver Loses Job as Child Dies

Jul
14,
2009
12

Truck driver, Andre Walls had been trucking over the road for two and a half years.  He had never had an accident and had never received a ticket.  Two and a half years of perfect driving and being an excellent … Continue reading

ATA and OOIDA Supports “Jason’s Law”- Will they Sponsor Hope Rivenburg?

Jul
12,
2009
16

by Donna Smith Will Hope Rivenburg and Family be at GATS? With a little help from…….. OOIDA or the ATA The families of Murdered Truck Driver Jason Rivenburg are continuing their campaign for “Jason’s Law”, H.R.2156, which will implement a … Continue reading

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