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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

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

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

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

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

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

Truckers Coming Together for Trucking Rights

May
14,
2009
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The trucking industry has several organizations that represent our nations’ truck drivers. Unfortunately,  it is not uncommon for an organization to use the main theme, content, or source from another’s news story or blog post  and not link back to, … Continue reading

Concealed Weapon Permit and the CDL Truck Driver

May
8,
2009
4

With the safety of truck drivers making recent headlines, are Constitutional Rights being violated by not allowing professional CDL truck drivers to carry a firearm in the truck with them?  Even with a concealed weapon permit, honored by most states, … Continue reading

What is the Outlook for U.S. Trucking Industry?

Apr
27,
2009
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Reported by:  Jonathan S. Reiskin, Associate News Editor Is the trucking industry as we know it in North America changing?  Will trucking careers slide downward and may even eventually become somewhat “obsolete?”  Many experts believe it will and are advising … Continue reading

Joel Harvey guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE”

Apr
20,
2009
2

Joel Harvey is the founder of the Kool Rig System – the World’s first Hybrid Solar Powered Heating and Air Conditioning System for truckers. The Kool Rig system provides the driver quiet, clean and comfortable climate control and reduces the … Continue reading

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