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FMCSA Official to Address 2012 Truck Driver Convention

May
28,
2012
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Elaine M. Papp RN, MSN COHN-S CM, is the Division Chief of the Office of Medical Programs at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in Washington, D.C. and will be joining us as our special guest speaker for the 2nd … Continue reading

Trucking Social Media is Not for Everyone

May
16,
2012
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There are those within trucking who realize that the time of just having a website up, along with a few magazine ads and some radio advertising, just won’t cut it! The new wave they are riding is social media, and it has become the means by which many communicate their message, accomplish their goals and prove their veracity. … Continue reading

Kylla Leeburg of Truckers Against Trafficking-Key Speaker for 2012 Trucking Social Media Convention

Apr
23,
2012
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Spotlight Speaker for the 2nd Annual Trucking Social Media Convention to be held in Kansas City, Missouri October 27th and 28th 2012 is Kylla Leeburg, the grassroots activist who co-founded Chapter 61 Ministries and is also one of the originators of the Truckers Against … Continue reading

Truckers unite to locate missing truck driver via social media

Feb
13,
2012
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Who says that you can not get drivers to agree on anything? Last week when OTR trucker Mark Williams went missing, a friend of his wife contacted Kari Fisher on FaceBook asking her if she could do anything to help … Continue reading

Regulatory Safety Violations Catching Up with Trucking Firms

Feb
8,
2012
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For years, trucking companies have been pushing their drivers beyond the federally mandated hours of service rule, not to mention other various violations such as poorly maintained equipment and running over the maximum weight allowed. These types of infractions have … Continue reading

First Trucking Social Media Convention Draws 178

Oct
17,
2011
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  2011 Truck Driver Social Media Convention The 1st Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention was well received among drivers and driver supporters, as the final attendee count for both reservations and walk-in’s, reached a total of 178. I would like … Continue reading

Professional Truck Drivers will have TruckerJustice October 15th

Sep
21,
2011
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With a population of approximately 1,100 residents, the tiny town of Tunica, Mississippi will grow by a few hundred or so this coming October 15th, 2011.  As professional drivers and industry experts gather for the 1st Annual Truck Driver Social … Continue reading

OTR Trucking – Inside the Belly of the Beast

Aug
31,
2011
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Pushing drivers over the HOS rule, filing false information on their DAC reports, cutting their miles, starving out both experienced and new drivers, failing to raise driver pay for decades, terminating drivers for following CSA regulations . . . motor … Continue reading

Challenge Magazine Spreads the Word on Trucking Social Media

Aug
31,
2011
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  Challenge Magazine, the official publication of Pilot/Flying J Travel Centers, shares a featured story by Amanda Jakl,  on the upcoming 1st Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention in their September, 2011 issue. As one of the sponsors of the … Continue reading

John DiBattista to Perform at Truck Driver Convention

Jul
27,
2011
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John DiBattista John DiBattista was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and has been involved in music his entire life.  His unique and distinct voice, blending country rock, blues and folk music through his own original songs, began catching people’s … Continue reading

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