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Cut Through Fog With Good LED Marker Lights

May
15,
2019
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Cut Through Fog With Good LED Marker Lights Marker lights on your truck keep you and others on the road safe. Semi-trucks are some of the largest occupants of the road and because of this, drivers need to be able … Continue reading

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Recent crash test demo and GAO study strengthens Underride debate

Apr
24,
2019
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The General Accounting Office (GAO) confirmed in their most recent report, claims what MANY have been saying for 50 years regarding truck underride fatalities. “There are many and they are under reported.” The March 26 Crash test Event in D.C. … Continue reading

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FMCSA controversy and the flip flop dilemma

Apr
4,
2019
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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is an agency in the United States Department of Transportation that regulates the U.S. trucking industry and is  the lead government agency responsible for regulating and providing safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers bring Hot Legal Topics at GATS

Aug
8,
2018
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HOT LEGAL TOPICS for Truck Drivers during the Great American Truck Show at the Truckers News Stage on August 23, 2018 at 3:30 PM America Strong Stage (Hall A) GATS Stage Schedules Workplace Rights , Protections and Free Ice Cream … Continue reading

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ATA attacks truck drivers advocates for spreading truth about Denham Amendment

Apr
25,
2018
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  ATA claims that the Truth About Trucking Network (includes AskTheTrucker) is sharing propaganda about the Denham Amendment and states that it is the ATA who is telling drivers the truth. Do you believe that drivers? We were notified by … Continue reading

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DOTAuthority.com files Counterclaim against FTC

Mar
22,
2017
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DOTAUTHORITY.COM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andrew Gordon, Esq. (847) 580-1279 media@dotauthority.com DOTAuthority.com and Affiliates Move to File Counterclaim Against the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) for Defamation and Tortious Interference March 21, 2017 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Corporate Plaintiffs DOTAuthority.com, … Continue reading

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Trucking 2015 Highlights and 2016 Outlook

Jan
8,
2016
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It’s 2016 and many of us are reflecting upon 2015 and so many of the events which have taken place.  There were many highlights during 2015 , including one of the most controversial of the year, FMCSA’s Final Rule for … Continue reading

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How to Ensure Fair Trucker Wages in the 2015 Transportation Bill

Nov
19,
2015
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In Early November, The House passed their 325 billion dollar long term Transportation Bill. Within the bill were items of concern for drivers, including the Denham Amendment, which would prove, if passed, to negatively affect driver wages. The amendment was … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Kevin Kimmel Received 2015 Harriet Tubman Award from Truckers Against Trafficking

Apr
10,
2015
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  Kevin Kimmel received the Harriet Tubman Award from Truckers Against Trafficking at a ceremony on April 3rd.  He also has been announced as a TCA Highway Angel. Below is the Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) press release. Kylla Lanier, deputy director … Continue reading

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44 year trucking industry veteran makes his case to Congress regarding unfair CSA scores

Apr
8,
2015
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Recently 44 year trucking veteran and 4 million safe miles owner operator “Tom” Byerley, had enough regarding the “unfair and faulty” Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program. After decades of driving, Tom elected to become a … Continue reading

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