advocacy

POLL: Hours of service wish list, take two

What's on your wish list for hours of service-related changes to law? This version of our poll allows up to five choices for voters. Weigh in.

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Fancy words and rabid dogs

Floccinaucinihilipilification (noun): the estimation of something as valueless ... "As in: '99% of the data gathered by the FMCSA is a pile of floccinaucinihilipification that costs the taxpayer a gabillion dollars.'"

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New Lindsay Lawler single as truck-stop tour continues

Lawler's third-annual Highway Angel Truckstop Tour series of performances continues through the fall, with an Ohio performance the evening of June 4.

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There’s an app for that

Another electronic device to tell you when you're tired! Wendy looks at the "reasons professionally licensed human beings in the transportation industry no longer have the ability to tell themselves they're tired." ...

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Hours of service wish list: ‘We are people, not machines’

Results: Readers sound off in podcast, survey toward a more perfect hours rule.

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Get involved: New training course, video from Truckers Against Trafficking

Along with a new version of its training video you can see here, the organization is offering a new interactive online training course for members of the trucking community interested in learning more about how just they can be a part of the anti-trafficking effort.

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Trucking Solutions Group launches fund-raiser for mobile mammography

Attendant to a variety of free health screenings for all driver-attendees and others at GATS this year, which the TSG has helped organization, the fund-raiser is to help cover costs of mammograms for those unable to afford it.

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Truckers Against Trafficking receives well-deserved honor

Trucker Bill Brady accepted the Suzanne McDaniel Award for Public Awareness from the Congressional Victims Rights Caucus on behalf of the organization.

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An industry with a voice: Trucking’s opportunity to make it heard over CSA

The Safety Fitness Determination rulemaking represents the first, best opportunity to speak out on CSA, according to Dave Heller, speaking to a group of safety managers convened for TCA meeting.

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‘Destination unknown’: New project 359, cancer cure effort from Eldon Jaeger & co.

Small fleet owner-operator Eldon Jaeger ramps up production on his Pete 359 build, which will be given away in a raffle to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

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