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Trucker Pullover Protest Against Rising Diesel Prices Monday May 23 1-2 PM

New York NY – May 20, 2011 – On May 23rd, 2011 from 1:00-2:00pm Eastern truckers are being asked to pull their trucks to the side of the road for one hour to gain the attention of Washington and focus it … Continue reading

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ATA Responds to Fallacious Claims About Safety in the Trucking Industry

American Trucking Associations (ATA) President Bill Graves issued the following statement responding to fallacious claims about the safety of the trucking industry: “For years we’ve seen a number of organizations proselytize about the dangers posed by the trucking industry. These … Continue reading

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Anti Trucker Association – Pleased With Announcement of New US-Mexico Trucking Agreement

Who would have thought any differently? I can’t figure ATA out, one day they are on the ball to helping the industry out. Then the very next day they rejoin the ranks of the “ignorant” people in Washington – again. … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking 101 Training Available On Demand

Transport for Christ International, in partnership with Chapter 61 Ministries, is pleased to announce the availability of a FREE ON-DEMAND webinar addressing human trafficking, a $32-billion-a-year business that destroys countless lives and enslaves its victims, the majority of whom are … Continue reading

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Truckers: DOT we are not little kids – STOP treating us this way

Where are all these supposed “trucking advocates” at? Why are they not jumping up and down over these cell phone and texting laws? Professional truck drivers are not little kids – like the United States Department Of Transportation treats them. … Continue reading

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Crackdown On Speeding Tractor Trailers Opinionator Wants Split Speed Limit

I read today at the chattanoogan.com news opinion section about how the Tennessee Highway Patrol was cracking-down on tractor-trailers all across Tennessee. The reason was that many accidents have occurred involving tractor-trailers. Their comments were that they were checking for … Continue reading

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LaHood: TIGER II Grants Removing Trucks From Highways

The mission statement for the Department of Transportation says it is to ensure a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people. It is … Continue reading

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