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ELD’s DO NOT prevent truckers from working more than 70 hrs/wk

May
17,
2016
3

  ELD’s DO NOT keep truckers from working more that 70 hours/week Has the General Public and Safety Advocacy Groups been Duped? THE BIG LIE: ELD’s keep drivers from working more that 70 hours/week and thus have the ability to … Continue reading

ELD Mandate-The controversy and affects of driver accountability

Mar
27,
2014
4

  The discussion of EOBR’s (now labeled ELD’s or electronic logging devices) continues and many drivers are as angry and frustrated as ever.  As far back as I can remember I can not recall a topic creating more controversy or … Continue reading

Truck Drivers not considered in Emergency Management Planning

May
9,
2012
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Contributed by:  Rhianna Weir Truck drivers are facing increasing difficulties as states and cities continue to place restrictions on their activities. Many ordinances are in effect regarding hours of service and idling laws. Drivers, by law, are required to get … Continue reading

Commercial Truck Drivers are Safest on the Road

Jan
25,
2012
1

Safety advocate groups continue to argue that commercial motor vehicle drivers contribute a major danger to road safety. Organizations and political leaders tend to bow to their suggestions in relationship to their own agendas. The bashing of our professional truck … Continue reading

Truckers Unite for 2nd National Call in Day for Jason’s Law

Sep
8,
2010
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Mark your calendar for the 2nd National Call in Day, September 15th, requesting support for Jason’s Law and safe truck parking. For over 10 years the shortage of truck parking has been addressed many times, including confirmed studies presented by … Continue reading

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