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Family of Jason Rivenburg Advises on Support of Bill

May
17,
2009
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Timothy Hardendorf, Jason Rivenburg‘s uncle, appeared on trucking talk radio: Truth About Trucking “LIVE” sharing his family’s quest in helping to provide safe truck parking for all truckers, through Jason’s Law, H.R. 2156.  The bill, now sits in Committee and … Continue reading

Truck Driver found Guilty of Falsifying Logs

May
14,
2009
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(AP) – A truck driver from Indiana was convicted on five counts of falsifying his log book from a 2005 accident which killed five people and injured 28 others.  The drivers’ semi rig had turned over on I-94 near Osseo, … Continue reading

Trucking Talk Radio on Jason’s Law

May
14,
2009
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Truth About Trucking “LIVE” will have a special broadcast, Sunday, May 17th, 2009 at 4 PM Eastern Standard Time, discussing the recent Bill introduced to the House:  Jason’s Law – H.R. 2156 Brought about from the tragic loss of fellow … Continue reading

Right to Carry a Firearm for CDL Drivers

May
12,
2009
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Trucking talk radio, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” discussed the 2nd Amendment this evening, your right to carry a firearm in the commercial motor vehicle.  With a huge “live” listener turn-out, the show ultimately came down to the fact that trucking … Continue reading

Jason’s Law – H.R. 2156

May
10,
2009
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Truth About Trucking “LIVE”, internet talk radio program, will be discussing Bill H.R. 2156, best known as Jason’s Law, on Sunday, May 17th, 2009 at 4 PM Eastern Standard Time. Show Description: Jason’s Law, otherwise known as Bill H.R. 2156, … Continue reading

Concealed Weapon Permit and the CDL Truck Driver

May
8,
2009
4

With the safety of truck drivers making recent headlines, are Constitutional Rights being violated by not allowing professional CDL truck drivers to carry a firearm in the truck with them?  Even with a concealed weapon permit, honored by most states, … Continue reading

Safety Advocates Oppose Raising Truck Weight Limits

May
6,
2009
2

Efforts to raise tractor trailer weight limits from 80,000 lbs. to 97,000 lbs. is causing an uproar by safety advocates who believe the higher weight limit will create major safety issues for the general driving public.  Calling it a “public … Continue reading

Truck Driver Cited for Carrying Weapon in Truck

May
3,
2009
4

From DefensiveCarry.com A truck driver was cited for carrying a concealed weapon in his truck during a weigh scale inspection in Tennessee.  As per the post: THP Conducts Roadside Inspection in Haywood County | TN.gov Newsroom THP Conducts Roadside Inspection … Continue reading

Is NAFTA Working or Not?

May
2,
2009
5

With lost U. S. jobs estimated as high as 25 million and companies and corporations moving to Mexico and Canada, is NAFTA working as it was promised to do so?  When President George W. Bush signed the NAFTA agreement on … Continue reading

Virginia Rest Area Closings – More to the Story?

Apr
26,
2009
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It has come to my attention that a driving force behind Virginia’s goal to close the rest areas could actually have something to do with the plans of building a railroad transportation yard on U.S. Route 11 in Elliston, VA.  … Continue reading

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