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Victory for Hope Rivenburg and Truckers- Jason’s Law in 2012 Transportation Bill

Jul
2,
2012
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  There is much reason to celebrate in Fultonham, New York as widow and crusader Hope Rivenburg’s 3 year relentless effort to ensure the passing of Jason’s Law for more safe truck parking ends in victory. Congressman Paul Tonko,  Senators … Continue reading

Trucking Industry Unites as Jason’s Law is Re-introduced

May
12,
2011
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Yesterday,  May 11th, 2011 was a victory and display of “Trucking Unity” in Washington D. C.  as supporters gathered for the official announcement of the re-introducing of Jason’s Law H.R. 1803 Joined together  at a press conference with Congressman Paul … Continue reading

Jason’s Law- A tribute to Jason and Hope Rivenburg

Mar
6,
2011
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March 5, 2009 is the 2 year observance of the murder of Jason Rivenburg, a truck driver from Fultonham, NY who parked in an abandoned gas station in South Carolina, waiting to make his early morning next day delivery. Jason … Continue reading

Truckers Protest NY State Rest Area Closings

Nov
4,
2010
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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

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

Jasons Law- Day of Recognition and Call to Action- June 28th, 2010

Jun
7,
2010
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by Donna Smith Hope Rivenburg, the widow of slain trucker Jason Rivenburg, along with Congressman Paul Tonko, AskTheTrucker, and everyone who has worked so diligently  to get HR 2156 passed into law, has designated June 28th 2010, the official day … Continue reading

Remembering Trucker Jason Rivenburg

Mar
4,
2010
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March 5th, 2010 Friday, March 5th, 2010 will  mark the one year anniversary of the death of fellow truck driver, Jason Rivenburg.  Killed by a gunman for a measly $7.00, Jason had pulled into an abandoned gas station to park … Continue reading

Congressman Paul Tonko Discusses Jason’s Law

Feb
17,
2010
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New York Congressman, Paul Tonko was our guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio, Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 7 PM EST.   Discussion focused on House Bill H.R. 2156, also known as Jason’s Law.   As per the bill, top … Continue reading

Truth About Trucking “LIVE” Talk Radio Upcoming Shows

Feb
3,
2010
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Blog Talk Radio is the largest social radio media in the world, pulling in 6 million listeners every day.  Truth About Trucking “LIVE” is the premier trucking talk radio show on BTR.  Launching in July, 2008 the show has obtained … Continue reading

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