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Category Archives: Safety

Winter Driving and Understanding Black Ice

Oct
7,
2009
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With the Winter season fast approaching and already showing signs in some parts of the country, it’s important to understand the signs and dangers of one of Mother Nature’s phenomenons:  black ice.  There really is no big mystery when it … Continue reading

The Most Dangerous Highways in America

Sep
2,
2009
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I remember years ago when I did a lot of running for WalMart and I was constantly trucking my way up to Bentonville, Arkansas.  Once I left I-40 and hit highway 71 North, you always knew you were in for … Continue reading

Safe Truck Parking Advocates Recognized at Trucking Show

Aug
26,
2009
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The drive for secure and safe parking areas for our professional truck drivers was on display at the recent Great American Trucking Show and its popularity and recognition was well noticed.  Hope Rivenburg and family members were set up at … Continue reading

Workplace Harassment and American Injustice

Aug
17,
2009
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“The most odious of all oppressions are those which mask as justice.” That statement was once made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson.   It’s a statement that I often recall when I hear or read about a so-called … Continue reading

Are Mexico Trucks Coming to American Roads?

Aug
9,
2009
4

I’m reaching the point of saturation with political topics.  It seems that at every turn there is some battle taking place within America’s politics.   So at times, I tell myself . . . no more.  Then, another piece of news … Continue reading

YOU Did It! Jason’s Law is Going to GATS

Jul
26,
2009
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Because of YOUR support and dedication to the cause, Jason’s Law will be attending the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.   Your donation(s) have insured that Hope Rivenburg and family members will have the opportunity to keep this important … Continue reading

” Get Jasons Law to Gats” You Can Help

Jul
17,
2009
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For the last few days there’s been a drive to try to assist  Hope Rivenburg and  family of slain trucker, Jason Rivenburg, to attend GATS! The family plans on attending GATS in order to ensure that the Bill HR 2156 … Continue reading

Will Sleep Apnea Test be New Regulation for Trucking?

Jul
14,
2009
34

By: Allen Smith There may be a new regulation coming for the trucking industry.  If so, this new requirement could effect as many as 3.9 million licensed commercial truck drivers, according to a recent study by the Cambridge Health Alliance. … Continue reading

ATA and OOIDA Supports “Jason’s Law”- Will they Sponsor Hope Rivenburg?

Jul
12,
2009
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by Donna Smith Will Hope Rivenburg and Family be at GATS? With a little help from…….. OOIDA or the ATA The families of Murdered Truck Driver Jason Rivenburg are continuing their campaign for “Jason’s Law”, H.R.2156, which will implement a … Continue reading

Support Jason’s Law – Bill H.R. 2156

Jul
7,
2009
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Show your support for Jason’s Law . . . please sign the petition:   Jason’s Law Support Technorati Tags: bill, H.R. 2156, Jason’s law- H.R.2156 S971, petition, support

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