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Soon to be released Trucking CD Supports Jason’s Law

Jul
8,
2010
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Truck drivers will soon be seeing a new music CD filled with songs that focus on today’s trucking issues.   Issues such as the DAC report, the high cost of diesel fuel and the general life of a trucker and the … Continue reading

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American Truckers and Organizations Unite for Jason’s Law

Jun
27,
2010
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Monday June 28th, 2010, the trucking community stands in unison together for their support of Jason’s Law With all the issues existing within the trucking industry today, none have brought together a more unified atmosphere among truckers, bloggers, organizations, social … 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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Truck Driver Fatigue and the Sleep Apnea Deception

May
20,
2010
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  Truck driver fatigue is always being taunted as a major problem.  The NTSB, the FMCSA and the American Trucking Association are all behind the implementation of a new bill that will require truck drivers to undergo testing for a … Continue reading

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The Driver Shortage, CDL Training, and CSA 2010- The Saga Continues

Apr
14,
2010
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by Allen Smith It’s no secret to everyone, drivers have been anticipating a lot of change and rumors of change within the trucking industry. First there is the infamous CSA 2010, the description and explanation of which can alter depending … Continue reading

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Military Law and Defending Lt. Michael Behenna

Apr
7,
2010
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As a follow up to our previous post, Trucking Veterans also Military Veterans, the injustice surrounding the incarceration of Army Ranger 1st Lt. Michael Behenna continues.    Al-Qaida terrorist, Ali Mansur, organized an attack which killed two U. S.  soldiers and … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers Share Other Expertise Through Social Media

Mar
31,
2010
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Recently, I was talking to another driver and the topic of politics came up.  I was quite amazed at his knowledge and expertise on this confusing and frustrating topic.  During the conversation, he made the comment, “Well, I’m just a … Continue reading

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How Safe is the HOS 14 Hour Rule for Truckers?

Mar
9,
2010
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With his permission, a local truck driver out of Nebraska recently sent me the following email: “I have been driving for over 20 years and began working locally with a company about a year ago.  I have to say that … Continue reading

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Congressman Paul Tonko Discusses Jason’s Law

Feb
17,
2010
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New York Congressman, Paul Tonko was our guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio, Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 7 PM EST.   Discussion focused on House Bill H.R. 2156, also known as Jason’s Law.   As per the bill, top … Continue reading

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Organization Seeks Truckers Help in Combating Human Trafficking

Feb
15,
2010
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During his campaign for Presidency, President Obama stated that the problem with human trafficking in America would have to be a top priority.  Other than a post written for the Washington Post in June, 2009 by Hillary Clinton, like administrations’ … Continue reading

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