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Tim Taylor and NetworkFOB lead the way in support for Jason’s Law and Trucker Safety

Aug
6,
2014
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Since the June 26th murder of truck driver Michael Boeglin in Detroit, much attention has been directed towards the serious lack of truck parking crisis and its direct association with truck driver fatigue and driver safety. Not only is there … Continue reading

Many sides of truckings’ mandatory detention pay dispute

Jun
2,
2014
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  Lack of Detention Time Pay is nothing new, it’s been happening for years, so why all the talk now? Drivers are becoming fed up with a lot of things going on; Too many regulations and proposed rules, high fuel … Continue reading

Trucker Charity calls for Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors for Truckers

Apr
23,
2014
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Press Release BY: Trucker Charity, Inc.   Carbon Monoxide has been a concern of the trucking world for a long time. Even now, with the under truck exhaust systems (grass burners) and  APU’s, the worry remains and is becoming more … Continue reading

Veteran Truckers Share Views on Truck Driver Pay via Facebook

Feb
6,
2013
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During a time of economic woes for millions of Americans, many have turned to the lure of professional truck driving as a new career. With continual media coverage spreading the news of a truck driver shortage and a vocation that … Continue reading

Increase in Spinal Back Pain Among Long Haul Truck Drivers

Aug
11,
2011
2

Long haul trucking was recently named as one of the top ten most dangerous jobs in America and the medical field is seeing an increase in spinal injuries and back pain among long haul truck drivers. Although there are over … Continue reading

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

Truck Drivers Homeless in America

Dec
15,
2010
5

“I’ve been a truck driver for 9 years off and on, presently driving for XXXXX, all 48.  I am more in tune with homelessness as I am still homeless myself. Except for my truck, I have nowhere else to stay.” … Continue reading

Tax Deductions for Truckers

Nov
21,
2010
1

By: Jim McCormack As a cross-country truck-driver, you will likely have to spend some of your hard-earned money in the line of your work. But as luck would have it, you have chosen a profession that allows you a number … Continue reading

Nebraska Attorney Involved in Human Trafficking

Nov
19,
2010
3

Human Trafficking Alert: We have been contacted by Chapter 61 Ministries and Truckers Against Trafficking for help in the case of a human trafficking victim being held by an attorney in Nebraska.  However, the attorney is not assisting in the … Continue reading

The Crusade for Jason’s Law and Safe Truck Parking Continues

Sep
28,
2010
2

“More Safe Truck Parking” is what you will be hearing on Wednesday Sept 29th, the 3rd National Call in Day for the support of Jason’s Law in both the House as HR 2156 and Senate as  S971 Wednesday,  supporters of … Continue reading

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