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Heavier Weights for Same Money and Safety Concern

Heavier Weights for Same Money and Safety Concern

March 26, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

There are two bills that need to be discussed that are parts of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act.

One of the bills will allow the gross weight to be increased from “eighty thousand” pounds to “ninety seven thousand” pounds. Is this something that really needs to be discussed? The way the roads and bridges are [...]


Truckers for Troops – 2009

December 8, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

(Grain Valley, Mo., Dec. 7, 2009) – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is again working to show appreciation to those who serve our country. The third Truckers for Troops campaign Dec. 7-11, 2009, raises funds to send care packages to military men and women stationed in combat areas overseas, especially Iraq and Afghanistan.

During [...]


Colorado hero gets helping hand

June 5, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

That wasn’t just any load of grain rolling across the windy county roads from Sterling to a Gilcrest feedlot Wednesday morning.
And the hulking tractor-trailer that carried it, with the 18 shiny new wheels, wasn’t just any truck.
That grain was a livelihood restored, the truck, a lifeline. It was also an 18-wheeled act of uncommon generosity, [...]