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Category Archives: Truck Parking

Press Conference for New York State Rest Area Closing

Nov
16,
2010
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A press conference has been scheduled by NY state Senator James Seward for Wednesday November 17th at 10 AM at the Worcester Rest Area: Located on I-88 between exits 18 and 19 (Ostego County) in order to discuss the seriousness … Continue reading

Truckers Protest NY State Rest Area Closings

Nov
4,
2010
3

An all new familiar trend is going on throughout the United States: States are closing rest areas as a way to reduce their costs, save money and balance their budgets. Unfortunately, cutting budget spending may very well come with a … Continue reading

Politicians Getting more Pressure to Support Jason’s Law

Oct
3,
2010
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The 3rd national call in to Washington on September 29th by Jason’s Law supporters, asking politicians to support       HR 2156 and S971, was another success, gathering more momentum and sparking political involvement.   The need for more … Continue reading

The Crusade for Jason’s Law and Safe Truck Parking Continues

Sep
28,
2010
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“More Safe Truck Parking” is what you will be hearing on Wednesday Sept 29th, the 3rd National Call in Day for the support of Jason’s Law in both the House as HR 2156 and Senate as  S971 Wednesday,  supporters of … Continue reading

Truckers Optimistic for Jasons Law bill through Senate Committee

Sep
21,
2010
1

Today we spoke again with the office of ranking minority member James Inhofe of the Environment and Public Works Committee. This has been where S971 has been for over a year, since first presented by NY Senator Charles Schumer, waiting … Continue reading

Grass Roots Movement for Jasons Law Opens Senate Committee Doors

Sep
16,
2010
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Yesterday, September 15th, marked a day that all Jason’s Law supporters can celebrate, but the momentum to achieve victory for the bills HR 2156 and S971 to become law must continue. Jason’s Law, if passed, will secure more adequate and … Continue reading

Jasons Law Gathers Momentum as September 15th Call-In Approaches

Sep
13,
2010
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Wednesday, September 15th 2010, establishes the 2nd Washington DC Call-in date, requesting support from the House and the Senate for Jason’s Law: HR 2156 and S971 Momentum has gathered as Hope Rivenburg, widow of murdered trucker Jason Rivenburg,  plans her … Continue reading

Truckers Unite for 2nd National Call in Day for Jason’s Law

Sep
8,
2010
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Mark your calendar for the 2nd National Call in Day, September 15th, requesting support for Jason’s Law and safe truck parking. For over 10 years the shortage of truck parking has been addressed many times, including confirmed studies presented by … Continue reading

50 Billion for Infrastructure and still No Mention of Safe Truck Parking

Sep
8,
2010
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Yesterday September 6th was Labor Day, a day which President Obama chose to announce his 50 Billion dollar plan to hopefully increase the Labor force of this great country of ours. The program, which he hopes will pass through Congress … Continue reading

Jason’s Law Fund established for Trucking Family

Aug
18,
2010
1

The Big Rigs CD – Jason Law Fund has been established by songwriters, David Ayers and Barry Allen in order to assist Hope Rivenburg and her children, Joshua, Logan and Hezekiah, and her quest to promote the passing of bill … Continue reading

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