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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

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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

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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

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Will Sleep Apnea Test be New Regulation for Trucking?

Jul
14,
2009
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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

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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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Truckers from Mexico Sue the U.S. for $6 Billion

Jun
2,
2009
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By: Jose De Cordoba MEXICO CITY — A Mexican trade association representing more than 4,500 trucking companies is seeking $6 billion in damages from the U.S. government because of Washington’s refusal to allow Mexican trucks to carry cargo over U.S. … Continue reading

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Border May Reopen for Mexico Truckers

May
27,
2009
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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is working to reopen the borders from Mexico to allow Mexican trucks to travel within the United States by June, 2009.   Stating that the tariff’s imposed by Mexico when Congress refused to allow Mexican trucks into … Continue reading

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Recording Artist Rob Anthony Pays Tribute to Truckers

May
20,
2009
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Award winning singer/songwriter, Rob Anthony made his album debut, “Hard to Believe” in 2000 and has not stopped to rest ever since.  Performing over 200 shows and events per year, his unique musical style continues to capture audiences with the  … Continue reading

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Future of Trucking is Changing

May
19,
2009
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The Association of American Railroads have launched their campaign showing the benefits of moving freight across America versus the use of semi trucks.  The three major points they issue, explaining the benefits of using the railway system over trucking are: … Continue reading

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Family of Jason Rivenburg Advises on Support of Bill

May
17,
2009
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Timothy Hardendorf, Jason Rivenburg‘s uncle, appeared on trucking talk radio: Truth About Trucking “LIVE” sharing his family’s quest in helping to provide safe truck parking for all truckers, through Jason’s Law, H.R. 2156.  The bill, now sits in Committee and … Continue reading

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