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

Sep
28,
2010
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“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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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

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Truck Drivers Face Big Problems with CSA 2010

Aug
10,
2010
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How serious is the FMCSA’s CSA 2010 for truck drivers and trucking companies?  While many truckers and trucking companies have taken a “wait and see” attitude, Rickey Gooch of PrePaid Legal Services, Inc., and Justice for Truckers, continues to address … Continue reading

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Outsourcing American Trucking Jobs

Jun
3,
2010
3

The high cost of doing business in the United States have caused many companies to pack up and head to Mexico or somewhere overseas.  The trend to outsource American jobs continue with the current talks underway to open the Mexican … Continue reading

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State Labor Laws Decide Paid Meal Breaks for Truck Drivers

Apr
25,
2010
12

I was talking with a local truck driver the other night who was just about to finish his 14 hour driving shift.  From the moment he had climbed in the truck, he had been working non-stop, for 14 hours in … Continue reading

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New Product Takes a Grip on Truck Drivers

Apr
21,
2010
4

In 1899, Charles Duell, the Commissioner of the United States Patent Office, said:  “Everything that can be invented – has already been invented.” I often think about these unfortunate misquotes that will always prove the sayer wrong.  I also consider … Continue reading

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Truckers Sleeper Berth Rule

Mar
11,
2010
2

When it comes to writing the various regulations for professional truckers, it can be quite confusing to say the least.   What looks good on paper for some, appears as complete chaos to those responsible for abiding by the rules.  The … Continue reading

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Running Across America for Truckers Medical Fund

Feb
25,
2010
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Jasmine “Jazzy” Jordan is only 16 years young, but is on a mission.  Having grown up in the trucking industry, one of her parents employees, Sheila Grothe fell ill and succumbed to cancer on April 17th, 2009.   From that day … Continue reading

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Many Trucking Veterans also Military Veterans

Feb
24,
2010
3

There are millions of professional truckers in America, all with different points of views and opinions on a wide range of topics.   A standing joke among the industry is the difficulty in finding two truck drivers who agree on one … Continue reading

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Organization Seeks Truckers Help in Combating Human Trafficking

Feb
15,
2010
2

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

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