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Smart Trucking Technology

Apr
28,
2014
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  There’s so much going on within trucking trucking right now it could make your head spin!  When you look at just a few of the topics of concern; regulations, EPA, CARB, fuel prices, a main question we always find … Continue reading

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AIPBA president calls for more transparency among small brokers

Apr
8,
2014
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            AIPBA president James Lamb is calling for more transparency among small freight brokers as they deal with truckers.  His plan includes raising  standards, increasing driver pay, and to improve safety by encouraging compliance. Mr … Continue reading

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Trucking affected by high fuel prices, fuel efficiency and emission regulations

Feb
27,
2014
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It’s been over a week since the President announced his commitment to establishing standards for fuel efficiency,  greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, and dependency on foreign oil.  The DOT and EPA have been directed to develop and issue a Notice of … Continue reading

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The 75K Broker Bond – Is it about preventing fraud or something else?

Jan
30,
2014
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The $75,000.00 Broker Bond (Trust) was inserted in the Highway Bill, Map21, in the 11th hour right before signing into law.  Who was responsible for this?  Was it to prevent Broker fraud or was there another motive? James Lamb, President … Continue reading

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Singer Songwriter Tony Justice delivers “Apple Pie Moonshine” at truck stops

Dec
10,
2013
2

  The long wait is over, singer-songwriter Tony Justice’s latest CD, “Apple Pie Moonshine” has been released to all major truck stops (just in time for Christmas), and fans are purchasing them faster than the elves can keep up with … Continue reading

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John Ratzenberger to Guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE”

Oct
29,
2013
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John Ratzenberger is a multi-Emmy-nominated actor and accomplished screenwriter, director, producer and author, and may be best known for playing mail carrier Cliff Clavin on the long-running NBC sitcom “Cheers.” Though never a postman in real life, he did work … Continue reading

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Tony Justice shares “Apple Pie Moonshine” on Truth About Trucking “Live”

Aug
1,
2013
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It’s been almost 3 years since we were first introduced to Tony Justice through Barry Allen and David Ayers of Allen and Ayers Productions. Shortly after, Tony was booked as the entertainment for the 1st Annual Truck Driver Social Media … Continue reading

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Detained Trucker in Mexico is Guilty Until Proven Innocent

May
9,
2012
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UPDATE:  11/23/2012 – Jabin Bogan returned to United States Although it is not fully and clearly expressed in the Constitution of the United States, the presumption of innocence is widely considered to be held in the 5th, 6th and 14th … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Stands Firm on OSHA Rights, Awarded $190,000

Mar
7,
2012
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Professional truck drivers are finally beginning to do something that they have not done for a very long time . . . exercising their rights under employment law.  I have often written about and discussed the rights that truckers have, if … Continue reading

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Twitter and FaceBook Provide Live Coverage of FMCSA Meetings to Truckers

Feb
22,
2012
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“If the mountain will not come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain.”   Well, Not necessarily . . . These days, Todd Dills and Richard Wilson are proving that the use of social media may very well bring … Continue reading

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