Jason’s Law goes to GATS

| August 18, 2009

The folks over at a href=”http://www.askthetrucker.com/you-did-it-jasons-law-is-going-to-gats/”AsktheTrucker.com/a report success in their campaign to secure funding for the family of slain truck driver Jason Rivenburg to attend the Great American Trucking Show in support of the truck parking legislation, H.R. 2156, named after him. Here’s the relevant paragraph from their blog, which you can reach via the link above:br /br /em”Thanks to all of you who donated to the Jason’s Law GATS cause…. Truck drivers and non-truckers alike came together and showed that even a small group of people can make a difference…. Your generous donations are now over $2,800.00, plus the GATS booth, which is valued at $1200, donated by /ema title=”gotruckstop.com” href=”http://www.gotruckstop.com/” target=”_blank”emgotruckstop.com/em/aem. The Rivenburgs are going to Dallas!”/embr /br /You can follow Hope Rivenburg’s Dallas updates on Twitter a href=”http://twitter.com/jasonslaw”here/a.br /br /AsktheTrucker associate, blogger and driver a href=”http://www.truckerdesiree.com/”TruckerDesiree/a, meanwhile, reports she’s gotten approval to bring along the infamous a href=”http://channel19.blogspot.com/2009/07/good-karma.html”Karma the Truckin’ Dog/a — look for her and Karma at the booth for the iPhone Trucker app, she says.br /br /The Great American Trucking Show, held at the Dallas convention center, is one of the biggest trucking events of the year, with exhibits participation by truck and parts OEMs, industry organizations, drivers and owner-operators and more. Registration is free for CDL holders. Visit the show’s website a href=”http://www.gatsonline.com/”here/a.br /br /share:br /a onclick=”window.open(‘http://digg.com/submit?phase=2amp;url=’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’amp;title=’+encodeURIComponent(document.title), ‘digg’); return false;” href=”http://digg.com/submit”Digg/abr /a onclick=”window.open(‘http://www.facebook.com/share.php?u=’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’amp;title=’+encodeURIComponent(document.title),’facebook’); return false;” href=”http://www.facebook.com/share.php”facebook/adiv class=”blogger-post-footer”Channel 19 is the blog version of the column of the same name featured in Overdrive: The Voice of the American Trucker. Todd Dills (tdills@rrpub.com) is its author./div

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