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Category Archives: Social Media

ELD Mandate-The controversy and affects of driver accountability

Mar
27,
2014
4

  The discussion of EOBR’s (now labeled ELD’s or electronic logging devices) continues and many drivers are as angry and frustrated as ever.  As far back as I can remember I can not recall a topic creating more controversy or … Continue reading

Tony Justice performing at MATS 2014 for Latest Release CD Party

Mar
16,
2014
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  If you are going to to MATS this year in Louisville, KY March 27 -29, then one aspect of this Trucking Show you will not want to miss is singer/ songwriter Tony Justice on Saturday March 29th at 7:30 … Continue reading

FMCSA Must Focus on Trucking Industry Reality

Mar
5,
2014
2

In the era of CSA, more regulations continue to be placed upon the professional truck driver. Safety groups and industry decision-makers continue to believe that in order to increase safety, additional regulations are needed.  It has become an industry which … Continue reading

Singer Songwriter Tony Justice delivers “Apple Pie Moonshine” at truck stops

Dec
10,
2013
2

  The long wait is over, singer-songwriter Tony Justice’s latest CD, “Apple Pie Moonshine” has been released to all major truck stops (just in time for Christmas), and fans are purchasing them faster than the elves can keep up with … Continue reading

UPS ordered to pay in excess of $247,000 in damages to truck driver

Nov
18,
2013
1

In a decision issued on Friday, November 15, 2013, U. S. Department of Labor Judge Daniel Solomon ordered UPS to reinstate and pay in excess of $247,000 in damages to truck driver Tim Bishop. Judge Solomon found that UPS fired … Continue reading

Truckers Challenged to become Healthy -1,000,000 Pound Challenge

Aug
21,
2013
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What do you do when you have an industry where a significant number are overweight and in many cases even obese? You can change the laws and maybe even threaten their livelihood, but how do you change a mindset? This … Continue reading

Investigation Discovery Films the “Good Side of Trucking” at the 2012 Trucking Social Media Convention

Aug
8,
2013
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“Killer Truckers.   The title sends chills down the spine as it depicts a graphic image of an entire industry of big trucks rolling down the highway just waiting for the opportunity to take advantage of the naive and vulnerable, quenching their … Continue reading

Trucking Members and Organizations join forces with Missing Truck Driver Alert Network

Jul
22,
2013
2

It’s been almost a year and a half since the Missing Truck Driver Alert Network was founded and organized. The network is a helpful source for family members, aiding in the location of their loved ones who have been officially … Continue reading

Trucking Community called to support Missing Truck Driver Alert Network

Jul
9,
2013
3

It’s been over a year since missing truck driver Mark Williams was found deceased in his truck at a truck stop in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Feb 4th 2012. Mark had only been missing for 2 days when he was eventually … Continue reading

TDSMC Speaker Launches Trucking Industry Compliance Service

Jun
6,
2013
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Well known trucking regulatory specialist and consultant, Richard Wilson has announced the opening of TCRG Consulting, LLC which is based out of Greenwood, Delaware. As President/CEO and Consulting Manager, Mr. Wilson has over 30 years experience of compliance and regulatory training … Continue reading

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