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Truck Drivers Uniting

Jul
28,
2011
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Press Release: The First Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention is uniting, honoring, and giving a bona fide voice to the Professional CDL Driver. Those most concerned individuals, companies and organizations within trucking will meet with America’s Professional Truck Drivers … Continue reading

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Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax due date has been delayed by the IRS until November.

Jul
23,
2011
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Attention Truckers!! The IRS Form 2290, also known as the Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax has been delayed by the IRS until November. Click here for full details from the IRS.gov website. The 2011-2012 IRS Form 2290 will be due … Continue reading

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Are unnecessary trucking regulations burdening our industry and our economy?

Jul
8,
2011
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By Richard Wilson of Trans Products and Services Physical year 2010 saw the highest upswing in regulatory costs in our country’s history. This Administration has singlehandedly increased regulatory spending by 1.75 trillion Dollars. (US Chamber of Commerce figures) In these … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers to Face Stricter DOT Medical Exams

Jun
20,
2011
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Truck driver, Ed Webb learned first-hand how states are increasing their attention to the testing of sleep apnea. After being woken up by an Indiana state trooper when he heard snoring coming from the truck, he found himself being audited … Continue reading

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2011 National Call in Day For Jason’s Law Set For June 23rd

Jun
7,
2011
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It’s been over 2 years now since the murder of truck driver Jason Rivenburg. By now, most everyone within the trucking industry is familiar with the story of  New York state resident and OTR truck driver, Jason Rivenburg who was … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers Life Expectancy Rate – Where’s the Proof?

Apr
16,
2011
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For years, we have heard that truck drivers have a life expectancy rate that is ten to sixteen years shorter than the average person.  The phrase, “studies have shown” is all across the internet and publications alike.  The problem however, … Continue reading

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Crime Against Truckers

Apr
11,
2011
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Recent news reports about truck drivers becoming victims of robbery in a Tennessee truck stop has once again raised the important issue of safe and secure parking for truckers.  Crime against truckers have been on the rise in the past … Continue reading

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FBI Issues Plea to Truckers

Mar
24,
2011
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Truckers Against Trafficking has completed a training video and it is now available on DVD at no charge.  This is a first of its kind DVD ever developed for training purposes on human trafficking which details how truck drivers, trucking … Continue reading

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New Owners of IdleAir take over IdleAire

Mar
7,
2011
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At first glance the title of this post might be confusing, however if you look closely you will see that although the pronunciation remains the same, the spelling is slightly different. The original IdleAire Inc, was a company that offered … Continue reading

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Trucking DAC Services May Be Above the Law

Mar
5,
2011
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Attorneys across the nation have contacted me in regards to erroneous information that is often placed on truck drivers’ DAC reports.  In the beginning, they are highly motivated to move in on what appears to be an action in clear … Continue reading

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