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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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Trucking Social Media Speaker Jeff Barker

May
19,
2013
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One of the key speakers this year presenting at the 2013 Trucking Social Media Convention will be Jeff Barker; professional driver, columnist, health advocate, and outdoor enthusiast. Jeff will have the task of addressing the topic this year, Truck Driver … Continue reading

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FMCSA making major changes to CSA program

Aug
30,
2012
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  By: Richard Wilson Regulatory Compliance Manager Tran Services Trans Products The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will be incorporating major changes to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program, effective December, 2012. Among the changes planned for full launch … Continue reading

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Kylla Leeburg of Truckers Against Trafficking-Key Speaker for 2012 Trucking Social Media Convention

Apr
23,
2012
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Spotlight Speaker for the 2nd Annual Trucking Social Media Convention to be held in Kansas City, Missouri October 27th and 28th 2012 is Kylla Leeburg, the grassroots activist who co-founded Chapter 61 Ministries and is also one of the originators of the Truckers Against … Continue reading

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U.S. Trucking Industry Gears Up for Incoming Mexican Trucks

Aug
4,
2011
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Under the new trade agreement between the United States and Mexico, Mexican trucks and drivers could begin hauling freight through out the lower 48 states as early as this month or by September.  The agreement, basically signed in secrecy between … Continue reading

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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
14

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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