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Jason’s Law Fund established for Trucking Family


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 H.R. 2156, better known as Jason’s Law.

Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio discussed the release of the new trucking music CD, “When the Big Rigs Don’t Roll” earlier this evening on the popular Blog Talk Radio program.   The two hour broadcast featured special guests:

David Ayers

David Ayers

David Ayers – An award-winning songwriter through the Georgia Music Industry Association.  He has served on the executive board of the GMIA and has worked with beginning songwriters at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.  He is a member of ASCAP and the NSAI and is a prolific songwriter, and has developed the reputation for being the “country Christmas specialist” throughout the entire metro-Atlanta area.

Barry Allen

Barry Allen

Barry Allen – A well-known songwriter, publisher and songplugger in Nashville, TN and is a member of the CMA, BMI and the Nashville Songwriters Association International.  He regularly volunteers at the NSAI which offers training & education to aspiring songwriters and advocates for the interests of songwriting professionals in Washington, D.C.

Hope Rivenburg

Hope Rivenburg

Hope Rivenburg – With the help of Congressman Paul Tonko, Hope has brought the need for safe and secure parking areas for our nation’s truck drivers to the attention of the media.  Her works and dedication toward the passing of bill H. R. 2156, better known as Jason’s Law, is named after her husband, Jason who was killed on the side of the road when he parked his rig in an abandoned gas station due to the lack of safe parking in the area.  Her plight led to David and Barry penning the song, “Say a Prayer for Jason” on their new CD release.

Richie Acosta

Richie Acosta

Richie Acosta – Bodybuilder and professional truck driver, Richie Acosta maintains several websites for all truck enthusiasts around the world, and his rig is used as the main cover of the Big Rigs CD.  His East Coast Large Cars Annual Truck Show has become the fastest growing truck show on the east coast.

For information on how you can help to support Jason’s Law and the Rivenburg family, please visit the Big Rigs CD – Jason Law Fund.

Listen to the stories behind the songs from our Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio show:

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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