News & Advocacy Resources

Deaf Truckers United

| April 14, 2014

The mission of Deaf Truckers United is in removing the requirement that deaf or hard of hearing drivers obtain waivers to drive a truck. FMCSA currently requires the deaf to file for an exemption to ...


| April 14, 2014

Companion site to Overdrive, CCJ provides news and in-depth features geared toward fleet executives and managers. Like Overdrive, it sends out a daily email newsletter, and you can sign up for it at

Accuweather App | March 19, 2014

The Accuweather app has a simple easy-to-use layout and allows users to navigate between saved locations easily. It also makes use of push notifications that can alertusers of any potential weather hazards, like storms, high ...

AP App

| March 19, 2014

For national news and some local news, the Associated Press app trumps most others, and not just by sending push notifications for breaking news. It publishes the day’s top news in an easy-to-find package. It ...

The Center Lane Show

| March 19, 2014

A weekly radio show hosted in part by regulatory consultant and driver advocateRichard Wilson. The open forum features drivers and others calling in to its live broadcasts most Saturdays. The most recent episode is available ...

Haggard on 18

| March 19, 2014

Haggard on 18, run by owner-operator Jason Haggard, is an advocacy blog that aggregates trucking news and encourages driver activism regarding safety, health regulations and finance, per the group’s website. Haggard also is a proprietor ...

Landline Newsletter

| March 19, 2014

Tied to the magazine for the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Land Line sends out several times a week a newsletter with recent trucking news and links to its podcasts.

Missing Truck Driver Alert Network

| March 19, 2014

This was started as a Facebook group intended to help carriers, family members and law enforcement find missing drivers. The network now has an app thattexts notifications about reported missing drivers, as well as a ...

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