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Detained Trucker in Mexico is Guilty Until Proven Innocent

May
9,
2012
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UPDATE:  11/23/2012 – Jabin Bogan returned to United States Although it is not fully and clearly expressed in the Constitution of the United States, the presumption of innocence is widely considered to be held in the 5th, 6th and 14th … Continue reading

Truck Driver Stands Firm on OSHA Rights, Awarded $190,000

Mar
7,
2012
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Professional truck drivers are finally beginning to do something that they have not done for a very long time . . . exercising their rights under employment law.  I have often written about and discussed the rights that truckers have, if … Continue reading

Twitter and FaceBook Provide Live Coverage of FMCSA Meetings to Truckers

Feb
22,
2012
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“If the mountain will not come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain.”   Well, Not necessarily . . . These days, Todd Dills and Richard Wilson are proving that the use of social media may very well bring … Continue reading

Truckers unite to locate missing truck driver via social media

Feb
13,
2012
3

Who says that you can not get drivers to agree on anything? Last week when OTR trucker Mark Williams went missing, a friend of his wife contacted Kari Fisher on FaceBook asking her if she could do anything to help … Continue reading

Trucking Safety Violations Bring Steep Fines

Jan
14,
2012
6

On Tuesday, January 3rd, the newest federal law went into effect banning the use of cell phones by truckers while driving and with it . . . came steep fines. The FMCSA is stepping up its enforcement against motor carriers … Continue reading

Truckers’ Presence Being Felt by FMCSA

Dec
8,
2011
1

  Fred Schaffner EOBR Comments to MCSAC subcommittee 12-5-11 Click to listen to these powerful Comments On Monday December 5, 2011 Fred Schaffner addressed the FMCSA advisory commitee, MCSAC, regarding EOBRS. Fred has been a friend, colleague, and driver advocate, … Continue reading

Landon Middleton Discusses Trucking Social Media

Aug
24,
2011
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In this age of technology, with instant messaging and the ability to connect and communicate around the globe within a matter of seconds, social media has become a primary source of interactive dialogue for both business and personal strategies. One … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Uniting

Jul
28,
2011
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Press Release: The First Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention is uniting, honoring, and giving a bona fide voice to the Professional CDL Driver. Those most concerned individuals, companies and organizations within trucking will meet with America’s Professional Truck Drivers … Continue reading

2011 National Call in Day For Jason’s Law Set For June 23rd

Jun
7,
2011
3

It’s been over 2 years now since the murder of truck driver Jason Rivenburg. By now, most everyone within the trucking industry is familiar with the story of  New York state resident and OTR truck driver, Jason Rivenburg who was … Continue reading

Jason’s Law Update with Congressman Paul Tonko

Jun
1,
2011
1

Congressman Paul Tonko was our guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” , Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 to give an update on the process towards more safe and secure parking areas for the nation’s truck drivers. Known as Bill H. R. … Continue reading

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