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Truck Drivers bring Hot Legal Topics at GATS

Aug
8,
2018
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HOT LEGAL TOPICS for Truck Drivers during the Great American Truck Show at the Truckers News Stage on August 23, 2018 at 3:30 PM America Strong Stage (Hall A) GATS Stage Schedules Workplace Rights , Protections and Free Ice Cream … Continue reading

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Is ATA honoring pledge to the Truck Parking Coalition?

Oct
11,
2016
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 Is the ATA honoring their pledge to the National Truck Parking Coalition?  It seems like yesterday that DOT released their Truck Parking Survey. The Jason’s Law Truck Parking Survey and Comparative Assessment was conducted by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) … Continue reading

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Added Regulations No Answer for Truck Driver Fatigue

Jun
12,
2014
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By: Allen Smith The recent fatal crash in New Jersey involving Wal-Mart truck driver, Kevin Roper has gained attention by anti-trucking and safety advocacy groups who believe that the industry still does not have enough regulations placed on drivers. Although … Continue reading

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National Truck Parking Survey

May
14,
2013
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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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Trucking Social Media – Is anybody listening?

May
4,
2013
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  We’re already into May and with MATS behind us all, life continues on within the trucking industry, especially for the professional driver.  Their concerns are many and include topics such as: low wages, CSA, Health Issues, EOBR’s, Sleep Apnea, … Continue reading

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Look Who is Making a Difference in Trucking

Aug
16,
2012
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  There are many people making a difference in the world and the Trucking Social Media Convention has created its own criteria and award for the winner of the “Making a Difference Award” within the trucking industry. Last year’s winner … Continue reading

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