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Immigration Reform to Further Affect American Truckers

Jan
6,
2010
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As if there are not enough problems for American truckers, the Obama Administration is quietly working in the background to further another aspect of their agenda against America:  immigration reform.   For 2010, their goal is to give complete amnesty to … Continue reading

The Truck Driver’s Worst Enemy

Oct
25,
2009
15

by Allen Smith Professional truck drivers have a lot of enemies.  Many drivers perceive the DOT as one enemy . . . and without question it is the general public who looks at trucking as something that is just in … Continue reading

Health Care Reform for Truck Drivers

Sep
24,
2009
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With premium costs spiraling upwards and no end in sight, health care is a big concern for truckers and the trucking industry as well.   Join hosts Allen Smith and Barry Szczucki, with special guest Mike Johnston scheduled, for an in-depth … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Health and Medicine Combinations

Sep
3,
2009
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I have written and talked about the dangers of combining different medications with each other, even the possibilities of over the counter drugs.  As an over the road truck driver, there are those times when we fall ill and find … Continue reading

Green Truckers and Life Outside of Trucking

Aug
14,
2009
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With our previous Blog Talk Radio show about life outside of trucking being so well received, Barry Szczucki rejoined us for one more go around.  Looking at what professional drivers do to pass the time when not on the road, … Continue reading

The Pickens Plan and Stimulating America

Aug
4,
2009
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The trucking industry is changing or at least let’s say that it better change.  Thousands of trucking companies went out of business in 2008 and many more are still struggling to hold on.   New CDL drivers right out of school … Continue reading

YOU Did It! Jason’s Law is Going to GATS

Jul
26,
2009
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Because of YOUR support and dedication to the cause, Jason’s Law will be attending the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.   Your donation(s) have insured that Hope Rivenburg and family members will have the opportunity to keep this important … Continue reading

Life outside of Trucking – Organic Gardening

Jul
24,
2009
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No doubt, many truckers are passionate about their trucks.  But what do they do when they are not trucking?   Hobbies, relaxation or recreation … what do truckers do for other passions? Co-host Barry Szczucki, aka The Green Guru,  shares his … Continue reading

Will Sleep Apnea Test be New Regulation for Trucking?

Jul
14,
2009
34

By: Allen Smith There may be a new regulation coming for the trucking industry.  If so, this new requirement could effect as many as 3.9 million licensed commercial truck drivers, according to a recent study by the Cambridge Health Alliance. … 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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