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Underride Guard Mandate: A Counterargument to Industry Opposition

Mar
5,
2018
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By: Allen Smith The STOP Underrides Act is a proposed bill to: “reduce the number of preventable deaths and injuries caused  by underride crashes, to improve motor carrier and passenger motor vehicle safety, and for other purposes.” Read more “Unknown … Continue reading

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Unknown facts about underride crashes and prevention

Mar
2,
2018
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In order to address the decades long issue of underride crashes between semi trucks and other motor vehicles, on 12-12-17 U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) & Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the Stop Underrides Act, S. 2219 legislation. Shortly after, U.S. … Continue reading

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ELD mandate leads to driver protest

Jul
1,
2017
2

As time gets closer to the ELD mandate taking effect, the conversations and debates about the rule are becoming more intense.  What is it about this rule which has created such intense outpouring of rage, opinion, and defiance?  And what … Continue reading

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D.C. Memorial Procession to honor 500 slain workers in interstate transportation

Mar
8,
2017
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As yet another trucker is murdered in Houston, TRUCKER LIVES MATTER declares September 5th, 2017 is “DAY WITHOUT A TRUCKER”                                                                                 Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB)March 08, 2017 Traditionally, the day after Labor Day represents the first day back to work … Continue reading

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Women trucker self defense course confronts attacks against women

Feb
20,
2017
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Social Trucking Group to Engage Taekwondo on the High Seas United States Taekwondo Directory FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Jan. 10, 2017 – PRLog — The Real Women in Trucking Organization, a 501 (c) 6 trade association, will host a two … Continue reading

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Driver comments needed NOW to improve Rest Area Parking

Dec
19,
2016
2

On December 12th 2016 was the final meeting for the National Truck Parking Coalition held at the United States Department of Transportation in Washington D.C. These meetings began November 2015 and followed with 5 more during the year. The National … Continue reading

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Truck Parking Coalition proceeds to focus on parking crisis

Sep
21,
2016
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In an effort to address the truck parking crisis, the Federal Highway Administration created the National Coalition on Truck Parking consisting of industry stakeholders.  Four events were scheduled to discuss the problems. As we approach the final meeting of 2016, … Continue reading

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Attorneys discuss live 3.1M sex discrimination case

Jun
29,
2016
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Attorneys discuss live 3.1M sex discrimination case June 30, 2016 Thursday 6:00 pm Eastern Listen on your phone (646) 200-0616 or via the Link “Discrimination is not the Solution to Sex Harassment in Trucking”     Discrimination appears in many … Continue reading

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Truckers Fighting Speed Limiter Regulation

May
23,
2016
2

Truckers Fighting Speed Limiter Regulation           If drivers do not want Speed Limiters on heavy trucks from becoming another law, then they will need to do something. As professional truck drivers, we are aware of how … Continue reading

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Another Trucker Gets Shot: Allow Truckers to Defend Themselves

Jan
11,
2016
4

Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 11, 2016 “Another Trucker Gets Shot: SBTC Challenges NRA to Back their Michael’s Law Amendment to 18 U.S. Code 926A to Allow Truckers to Defend Themselves…” In the aftermath of yet another trucker being shot … Continue reading

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