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Category Archives: Truck Stops

50 Billion for Infrastructure and still No Mention of Safe Truck Parking

Sep
8,
2010
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Yesterday September 6th was Labor Day, a day which President Obama chose to announce his 50 Billion dollar plan to hopefully increase the Labor force of this great country of ours. The program, which he hopes will pass through Congress … Continue reading

Human Trafficking Webinars set for September

Aug
19,
2010
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Truck drivers across the country have been called on by Chapter 61 ministries to be the eyes and ears for the human trafficking crisis in America.  The partnership between the Transport for Christ and Chapter 61 organizations, the Truckers Against … Continue reading

Lack of Truck Parking Causing Highway Safety Risk for General Public

Jun
29,
2010
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Yesterday June 28, 2010 marked a day in history for the National call-in day to support Jason’s Law and the need for more safe and adequate truck parking.  People from all over the country were calling their  Senators and Representatives … Continue reading

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

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

The Quest for The Truth About Trucking with Dan Rather Reports

Nov
12,
2009
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by Donna Smith Monday evening  Nov 9, 2009, Dan Rather Reports videoed  part 2 of an ongoing  trucking industry  investigation at  Willies Place Truck Stop in Carl’s Corner, Tx. The objective of this broadcast was to follow up from the … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Discuss Problems within Trucking Industry

Nov
11,
2009
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The most recent Dan Rather Reports, a second in a series, filmed on location in Carl’s Corner, Texas at Willie Nelson’s truck stop, Willie’s Place – brought a large number of truckers together who had the opportunity to mingle and … Continue reading

” Get Jasons Law to Gats” You Can Help

Jul
17,
2009
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For the last few days there’s been a drive to try to assist  Hope Rivenburg and  family of slain trucker, Jason Rivenburg, to attend GATS! The family plans on attending GATS in order to ensure that the Bill HR 2156 … Continue reading

ATA and OOIDA Supports “Jason’s Law”- Will they Sponsor Hope Rivenburg?

Jul
12,
2009
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by Donna Smith Will Hope Rivenburg and Family be at GATS? With a little help from…….. OOIDA or the ATA The families of Murdered Truck Driver Jason Rivenburg are continuing their campaign for “Jason’s Law”, H.R.2156, which will implement a … Continue reading

The Virginia 2 Hour Parking Rule is Finally Over for Truckers

Jun
21,
2009
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The long entailed battle of the 2 hour Parking Law in Virgina is finally over! On June 18th, 2009 it was made official that the 2 hour commercial parking rule was replaced with ” no overnight parking”  signs. The state … Continue reading

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