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Who is attending the 2011 Truck Driver Convention?

Jun
12,
2011
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  As the time quickly goes by, the 2011 Truck Driver Social Media Convention approaches. As we look at the attendees list,  guests, speakers, entertainment and sponsors who are supporting the convention, a notable trend is observed: those who want … Continue reading

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ATA Opposes HR756- Paying Truckers for Detention Time

May
20,
2011
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By Jason Haggard– Truck Driver Advocate The American Trucking Association has opted to fight against truck drivers once again just weeks after trying to garner national attention for helping them. The ATA sat back and tried to soak up attention … Continue reading

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Trucking Industry Unites as Jason’s Law is Re-introduced

May
12,
2011
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Yesterday,  May 11th, 2011 was a victory and display of “Trucking Unity” in Washington D. C.  as supporters gathered for the official announcement of the re-introducing of Jason’s Law H.R. 1803 Joined together  at a press conference with Congressman Paul … Continue reading

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Jasons Law- Day of Recognition and Call to Action- June 28th, 2010

Jun
7,
2010
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by Donna Smith Hope Rivenburg, the widow of slain trucker Jason Rivenburg, along with Congressman Paul Tonko, AskTheTrucker, and everyone who has worked so diligently  to get HR 2156 passed into law, has designated June 28th 2010, the official day … Continue reading

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Trucking Companies Prepare for Possible Driver Union Battle

Apr
30,
2010
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Union or non-union?  That is the question many truck drivers across America have debated for years.  Truck drivers face long hours, low pay, disrespect and continual abuse by trucking companies which come in the form of taking advantage of CDL … Continue reading

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OOIDA Land Line Magazine Should Hear From CDL Students and New Drivers

Nov
13,
2009
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Land Line Magazine, the OOIDA business trucking magazine, reported on the recent Dan Rather Reports TV Show in which I was invited to as a special speaker from the audience.  In the article they wrote: Rather turned to an audience … Continue reading

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