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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

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

Rest Area Commercialization – Fighting the Myth

Apr
5,
2011
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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

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

Commercializing Rest Areas for Safer Truck Parking

Jan
27,
2011
2

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

Press Conference for New York State Rest Area Closing

Nov
16,
2010
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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

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

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

The Crusade for Jason’s Law and Safe Truck Parking Continues

Sep
28,
2010
2

“More Safe Truck Parking” is what you will be hearing on Wednesday Sept 29th, the 3rd National Call in Day for the support of Jason’s Law in both the House as HR 2156 and Senate as  S971 Wednesday,  supporters of … Continue reading

Truckers Optimistic for Jasons Law bill through Senate Committee

Sep
21,
2010
1

Today we spoke again with the office of ranking minority member James Inhofe of the Environment and Public Works Committee. This has been where S971 has been for over a year, since first presented by NY Senator Charles Schumer, waiting … Continue reading

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