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First step towards Gun Control is upon us

Jan
28,
2016
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The 2nd amendment is something many Americans hold on to with conviction and every ounce of strength and fiber from within themselves. The first 10 amendments form the Bill of Rights Amendment 2-Right to Bear Arms Passed by Congress September … Continue reading

Another Trucker Gets Shot: Allow Truckers to Defend Themselves

Jan
11,
2016
4

Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 11, 2016 “Another Trucker Gets Shot: SBTC Challenges NRA to Back their Michael’s Law Amendment to 18 U.S. Code 926A to Allow Truckers to Defend Themselves…” In the aftermath of yet another trucker being shot … Continue reading

Trucking 2015 Highlights and 2016 Outlook

Jan
8,
2016
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It’s 2016 and many of us are reflecting upon 2015 and so many of the events which have taken place.  There were many highlights during 2015 , including one of the most controversial of the year, FMCSA’s Final Rule for … Continue reading

XypperApp- Freight and Shipping Solution Increases Owner Operator profits

Dec
13,
2015
1

Better than a Load Board, an app that is leveling the playing field for owner operators, offering fair, ethical and trustworthy Loads directly to their smart phones and email. XYPPER APP–  Is a Freight Shipping Transportation Management Solution for Carriers, … Continue reading

DOT Announcement- Plans to gather info on Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Oct
21,
2015
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On October 1, 2015 the US Department of Transportation published its Monthly Report of Significant Rulemaking. In that report, DOT published an announcement that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) were planning to … Continue reading

Health Insurance- How expensive is it?

Sep
25,
2015
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  One of the most well known sayings is, “If you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything” Before you go on reading the rest of this article, think about that for a moment.  Do you believe it? During … Continue reading

Dangers and Repercussions of Heavier and Larger Trucks

Sep
21,
2015
1

The US Department of Transportation advised Congress not to change the current truck weight and size laws as the agency lacks much needed data to make clear assessments of the impact of any alterations. The Under Secretary of transportation, Peter … Continue reading

Truckers’ call for higher wages gains momentum

Jul
19,
2015
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On Saturday July 18th, the AskTheTrucker “Live” broadcast took on a display of unity and passion from trucking industry professional drivers which had not been sensed in a long time. The topic was truck drivers wages. The call was for … Continue reading

Attorney for Blacklisted Trucker wins case versus Mega Carrier

Jul
15,
2015
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  “A win for the good guys.” says attorney Paul Taylor of Truckers Justice Center, as he shares his enthusiasm after winning yet another case for a professional driver, this time it was  trucker Brian Ford V. New Prime, Inc. … Continue reading

Driver sees wages synonymous with trucking safety

May
30,
2015
1

By Allen Smith Low wages, driver shortage, high driver turnover, low retention, poor recruiting practices, cheap freight, working without pay, low hiring standards and unskilled labor are just a few of the phrases you will hear included in any discussion … Continue reading

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