Monthly Archives: October 2010

45.7 Million Given For Bicycle Paths – Trucking Got 6 Million For Parking

I was going to write this article about the continued waste of money that has a flow rate out of Washington, D.C. like the dreaded “Montezuma’s revenge” that the US DOT is using to continue to buy votes for the … Continue reading

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NTSB: Public Forum For Safety, Mobility, and Aging Drivers November 9-10

The National Transportation Safety Board has published its agenda for the Safety, Mobility, and Aging Drivers forum, which will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2010. The two-day forum will be chaired by NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman. … Continue reading

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Local DOT Plays Favorites and Waste Tax Payer Dollars

Lewis County Kentucky – I have lived here for most of my 39 years on this earth. It is a great place to live, nothing really ever happens in this community, but you can bet when something does happen word … Continue reading

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Truckers Question EOBR Regulation

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) filed a petition seeking review of the final rule established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) mandating electronic on-board recorders for motor carriers with chronic noncompliance with hours-of-service regulations. The Association’s core … Continue reading

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We The People – Want ‘Change’

Whether it is $789 billion or one trillion or three trillion – it’s a lot of money. The Zero who is trying to look like he is in charge of this country promised if the stimulus plan passed it would … Continue reading

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DOT Says Proposal To Resolve Mexican Truck Issue In Works

TheTrucker.Com has learned and reported that the Department of Transportation has a proposal prepared to resolve the Mexican truck dispute, but will not discuss the plan with members of congress until after Novembers election. This is a very controversial issue … Continue reading

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Voters Scared – I Wonder Why

Obama said over the weekend that Americans are so “scared” they’re not thinking straight about the upcoming elections. Things that make you go hmmm – I just wonder where in the world he would have gotten any clue that the … Continue reading

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Stimulus Money Success or Failure

I, like you, have probably read countless different articles about how the $787 billion stimulus package was a success and then some articles showing what a big failure it actually was. So was it a huge success like the Obama … Continue reading

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Question For People Who Complain About Trucks and Truck Drivers

It is very disheartening whenever I hear people talk badly and complain about trucks. Here is a question you need to stop and ask yourself the next time you have a complaint about truck drivers or that noisy truck. How … Continue reading

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FMCSA Considering Requiring Commercial Drivers To Know English

Anne S. Ferro, head of the FMCSA and the former head of the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, was the guest speaker at Cecil College’s 10th-annual Mid-Atlantic Transportation and Logistics Institute Symposium on Friday. Michael Feehley of the Maryland Transportation Authority … Continue reading

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