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Category Archives: Truck Stops

SBTC Calls for FMCSA-FHWA Safe Truck Parking Task Force & Guide

Aug
17,
2014
2

There has been once again a growing concern regarding the dangers of Truck Parking Shortages throughout the nation. The recent murder of Michael Boeglin, a trucker parked outside of  shipper ThyssenKrupp’s property, waiting to be loaded, has created many folks from … Continue reading

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What the General Public needs to know about Highway Safety, Truck Driver Fatigue, and Truck parking

Aug
2,
2014
14

  Jasons Law for Improved Highway Safety: Addressing Truck Driver Fatigue Addressing Truck Driver Fatigue caused by insufficient truck parking, not allowing drivers to comply with Hours of Service Federal Regulations, therefore preventing them to receive rest after driving 11 … Continue reading

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Respecting the Sanctity of Sleep- Introducing the “COMMUNITY-ORIENTED” APPROACH

Jul
22,
2014
2

  By James Lamb As a former New York Department of Transportation (DOT) Motor Carrier Investigator who used to perform Federal Level Three Driver Inspections throughout New York State, I am astonished to hear stories of how local law enforcement … Continue reading

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Trucker shooting rekindles plea to officials for more Safe Truck Parking

Jul
14,
2014
16

The infamous Truck Parking Shortage has once again risen its UGLY and Deadly head as yet another trucker is murdered because of inadequate safe truck parking. Insufficient Truck Parking has been a serious problem for decades, confirmed by numerous FMCSA … Continue reading

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Smart Trucking Technology

Apr
28,
2014
0

  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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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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Pilot Flying J shares results for National Driver Appreciation Week

Sep
24,
2013
0

Pilot Flying J Recognized Professional Truck Drivers During National Driver Appreciation Week KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Sept. 24, 2013 — Pilot Flying J, along with the American Trucking Associations and the entire trucking industry, honored the 3.1 million professional truck drivers that … Continue reading

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

Aug
1,
2013
0

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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National Truck Parking Survey

May
14,
2013
4

A National Truck Parking Survey headed by the original crusader for Jason’s Law, Hope Rivenburg, is underway, measuring and interpreting data collected from Professional Truck Drivers regarding the availability of Safe Truck Parking. The results of this study will be … Continue reading

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Drivers Needed for new Truck Parking Study

Apr
10,
2013
0

When Truth About Trucking, LLC conducted a recent survey on drivers’ biggest concerns, truck driver wages came in at number one, while truck parking was still the second major concern among drivers. Hope Rivenburg of Jason’s Law is once again … Continue reading

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