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Division or Awareness? Trucking’s Perfect Storm

Jun
26,
2014
10

What a roller coaster ride over the last few weeks, and it appears quite a storm has been brewing within the trucking industry. Just to keep everyone up to date, here’s a brief review how it has gone down and … Continue reading

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SBTC to Host Trucking Conference at Sea

Jun
22,
2014
0

The Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) is hosting an educational and networking conference for the trucking industry, scheduled for September 12th – 15th, 2014. The Industry at Sea event is a three-night Nassau, Bahamas cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean’s … Continue reading

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False DAC Reporting Still Major Problem for CDL Drivers

Jun
19,
2014
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California based Worker’s Council Law Firm continues its work toward building a verifiable database relating to inaccuracies placed on professional CDL truck drivers’ DAC Reports. The Worker’s Council created the DAC Report Class Action Registry largely due to the response … Continue reading

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Added Regulations No Answer for Truck Driver Fatigue

Jun
12,
2014
10

By: Allen Smith The recent fatal crash in New Jersey involving Wal-Mart truck driver, Kevin Roper has gained attention by anti-trucking and safety advocacy groups who believe that the industry still does not have enough regulations placed on drivers. Although … Continue reading

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AIPBA extends apology to TIA

Jun
9,
2014
0

Recently there have been some pretty heated discussions on one of the popular Social Media websites, LinkedIn, involving the different ideals and goals among freight broker trade groups, specifically the AIPBA and TIA. Each group has become quite vocal in … Continue reading

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Many sides of truckings’ mandatory detention pay dispute

Jun
2,
2014
6

  Lack of Detention Time Pay is nothing new, it’s been happening for years, so why all the talk now? Drivers are becoming fed up with a lot of things going on; Too many regulations and proposed rules, high fuel … Continue reading

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A Vietnam Vet’s Reflections for Memorial Day

May
26,
2014
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This is kinda long and lengthy, but take a moment to read it for Memorial Day! This is a very personal time of the year for me, I celebrate Memorial day, I don’t say “have a happy Memorial Day” To … Continue reading

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FMCSA Division Chief to address trucking medical regulation concerns

May
21,
2014
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Elaine Papp, RN, MSN, COHN-S CM, Division Chief for the FMCSA Office of Medical Programs of the FMCSA will once again be joining us on Truth About Trucking ‘Live June 19th 2014 at 6PM ET.  The last time Ms Papp was … Continue reading

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2014 CVSA Road Check June 3-5

May
13,
2014
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The largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles will soon be taking place between June 3-5, 2014. During the 72 hour period, nearly 10,000 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) certified inspectors will operate from 1,500 locations across North America to … Continue reading

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Freight Broker Announces First Ever Rate Transparency Policy In Nation

May
7,
2014
1

Effective on May 1, 2014 LogisticsCom became the first national freight brokerage agency to enact an Ethical Broker Rate Transparency Policy. This rate transparency policy is open to all carrier partners of LogisticsCom along with our clients.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … Continue reading

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