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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

Crime Against Truckers

Apr
11,
2011
0

Recent news reports about truck drivers becoming victims of robbery in a Tennessee truck stop has once again raised the important issue of safe and secure parking for truckers.  Crime against truckers have been on the rise in the past … Continue reading

New Owners of IdleAir take over IdleAire

Mar
7,
2011
2

At first glance the title of this post might be confusing, however if you look closely you will see that although the pronunciation remains the same, the spelling is slightly different. The original IdleAire Inc, was a company that offered … Continue reading

Jason’s Law- A tribute to Jason and Hope Rivenburg

Mar
6,
2011
1

March 5, 2009 is the 2 year observance of the murder of Jason Rivenburg, a truck driver from Fultonham, NY who parked in an abandoned gas station in South Carolina, waiting to make his early morning next day delivery. Jason … Continue reading

Overdrive Magazine: 50 Years of Trucking News

Feb
15,
2011
2

The trucking industry has seen many changes over the last 50 years and Overdrive Magazine has led the way in trucking news from the very beginning. From issues with truck parking, the changing face of truck stops and the once … Continue reading

Raising Truck Driver Pay

Jan
24,
2011
2

As of January 13th, 2011 the average pay for company truck drivers was reported to be $53,000 per year.  In reality, we know that this is totally false.  Also in reality, we know that average truck driver salaries for job … Continue reading

World Truck Drivers Message to America: Stand Up for Your Rights

Jan
20,
2011
7

Truck drivers around the world are closely watching how new regulations are impacting the U. S. trucking industry and the driver.  More specifically, they are monitoring the actions from the American trucker.  Our internet talk radio show, Truth About Trucking … Continue reading

Regulating Truck Drivers Through Speed Limiters

Jan
12,
2011
7

Truck drivers are reaching the boiling point when it comes to more government regulations overseeing their profession.  As 2011 becomes known as the “Year of Safety,” drivers see it as a year of complicated bureaucracy making what is already a … Continue reading

Discussing the FMCSA Hours of Service Proposal

Jan
5,
2011
5

After a long Holiday break, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” returned with a special broadcast on the FMCSA proposal to change the hours of service rule for truck drivers. Richard Wilson, regulatory manager for Trans Products & Tran Services, a Motor … Continue reading

Attracting Qualified Truck Drivers for Trucking Industry

Nov
15,
2010
1

The trucking industry is changing and that means for the drivers as well.  With a higher standard reaching out across the industry through the CSA, certain trucking companies are finding themselves in a much different position than ever before.  No … Continue reading

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