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Category Archives: Truck Parking

Paying the Cost for Long Term Truck Parking

Sep
13,
2011
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By: Andy Warcaba The steady growth in truck traffic nationwide has increased the demand for parking along the Nation’s Interstate Highways. There is a major controversy on a national level as to whether there is sufficient parking available for truckers. … Continue reading

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2011 National Call in Day For Jason’s Law Set For June 23rd

Jun
7,
2011
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It’s been over 2 years now since the murder of truck driver Jason Rivenburg. By now, most everyone within the trucking industry is familiar with the story of  New York state resident and OTR truck driver, Jason Rivenburg who was … Continue reading

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Jason’s Law Update with Congressman Paul Tonko

Jun
1,
2011
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Congressman Paul Tonko was our guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” , Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 to give an update on the process towards more safe and secure parking areas for the nation’s truck drivers. Known as Bill H. R. … 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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Rest Area Commercialization – Fighting the Myth

Apr
5,
2011
1

by Andy Warcaba A famous old time song begins with “it’s still the same old story…”  Each time rest area commercialization is brought up, the off-road advocacy groups site the results of a study prepared by a group out of … Continue reading

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Jason’s Law- A tribute to Jason and Hope Rivenburg

Mar
6,
2011
1

March 5, 2009 is the 2 year observance of the murder of Jason Rivenburg, a truck driver from Fultonham, NY who parked in an abandoned gas station in South Carolina, waiting to make his early morning next day delivery. Jason … Continue reading

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Commercializing Rest Areas for Safer Truck Parking

Jan
27,
2011
3

By Andy Warcaba Safety, Comfort and Convenience – Future of Interstate Rest Areas There is a national funding crisis in our Nation that is making it extremely difficult for state transportation professionals to meet the maintenance and safety needs of … Continue reading

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Press Conference for New York State Rest Area Closing

Nov
16,
2010
3

A press conference has been scheduled by NY state Senator James Seward for Wednesday November 17th at 10 AM at the Worcester Rest Area: Located on I-88 between exits 18 and 19 (Ostego County) in order to discuss the seriousness … Continue reading

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Truckers Protest NY State Rest Area Closings

Nov
4,
2010
3

An all new familiar trend is going on throughout the United States: States are closing rest areas as a way to reduce their costs, save money and balance their budgets. Unfortunately, cutting budget spending may very well come with a … Continue reading

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Politicians Getting more Pressure to Support Jason’s Law

Oct
3,
2010
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The 3rd national call in to Washington on September 29th by Jason’s Law supporters, asking politicians to support       HR 2156 and S971, was another success, gathering more momentum and sparking political involvement.   The need for more … Continue reading

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