Keeping what I’ve got through my company. For $400.00 a month, low deductible full coverage medical, prescriptions, vision, dental, long and short term disability and much more. And according to management, no proposed increases in premiums on the horizon.
Driver Pay has not INCREASED any in fact it has DECLINED during the recession. Insurance Prices are expected to increase due to Obamacare.
We have thousands of “undocumented Workers” driving trucks in the southwest. The LAW says this Obamacare does NOT apply to undocumented workers..so not to be concerned and continue using America’s hospital ER for your primary care while AMERICAN TRUCKERS struggle to find a way to PAY for skyrocketing medical insurance.
What in the hell does this article have to do with undocumented workers driving trucks in the southwest which of course is a totally asinine and false statement?
It might interest you to know that the undocumented shy away from emergency rooms except in the most severe cases, preferring instead to use neighborhood clinics established or funded by non profits. They do this in order not to draw attention to themselves and the authorities……
I am 67 and still driving with health issues. I don’t see retirement in my future. One of my doctors has already dropped Obamacare patients. Another is dropping them in 2014. A third quit her practice completely last year seeing this coming. There is no middle class America any more. This is only going to benefit illegals and welfare recipients.
Another reason not to be a owner operator anymore. The costs far out weigh any real advantage anymore. I hope to be retired sometime in 2014 as a owner operator.
When we google “illegal alien trucker arrested we see 5 Million 400,000 articles…but YOU in your ultimate wisdom believe thete are ZERO illegal aliens driving trucks and taking OUR loads and keeping wages and Rates DOWN??? YOU must drive on the MOON dude. Hospitals in the Southwest have gone BROKE serving these illegal aliens who use ER for their Family Physician and never pay a PENNY of the bill.
You are correct on the article count it returns. But what you’re failing to acknowledge is the articles that follow.
Let’s see, the first three refer to an illegal driving a garbage truck.. Not exactly a truck drive.
Some have illegal alien and illegal alien truck driver in the title to scores hits on the site yet have nothing to do with the subject.
The rest of the page concerns US truckers arrested or found to have contraband…
You really have nothing on point to the article.
Operation Road King II is a Hilarious read as we study illegal alien truck AND bus driver operation here in America…we can real thousands of articles right off google that tell of the ARRESTS of these criminal illegal alien truckers…hilarious stuff….except for how MANY are Killed in the crashes.
Mr Peter Corn seems to think their are ZERO illegal alien truckers in America…….this again is Hilarious.
Overdrive had a previous article that informed us American Citizens truck drivers that Undocumented Workers are NOT liable in this Dragnet they are planning for US. I just happened to notice a Zillion truck drivers that APPEAR to be illegal aliens..cant speak English etc(probably did NOT go to high school here?) and find it a Good Deal for THEM…they can continue of their FREE RIDE at the expense of the AMERICAN TRUCK DRIVER. It SEEMS like yet Another Stab in the Back of the AMERICAN TRUCKER..not ONLY these “undocumented” truck drivers dont have to BOTHER with this OBAMACARE EXPENSE they can continue hauling OUR FREIGHT and taking OUR JOBS. That seems Relevant to every working man in this Industry..but YOU want to cheerlead for these Foreigners who have NO RIGHT to be on American Soil.
David, What in the hell is an “Obamacare Patient” Don’t you mean Medicare patients?
Perhaps you should educate yourself on a subject you obviously know absolutely nothing about concerning Mexican trucks and truckers. How does one “appear” to be an illegal? Because they’re Mexican? How do you know they can’t speak English? They might not care to speak English to a stranger, preferring their own language amongst themselves.
If they pass the qualifications, they’ve every right to be here. Contrary to what you know nothing bigots seem to think
notice how this poll is rigged because there is no option for opting out for Religious reasons ( and that’s just one way )
Really? Can’t find that article you mention anywhere…….
Whatever dragnet you’re talking about will be aimed at anyone, without regard to nationality that uses our roads and operates under our rules, regulation and laws…..
Sure wish I could find that article, if it exists.
I wont and F Obama care I aint payin nuttin !!!!!!
The “dragnet” is Obamacare. Americans are ALL caught up in it. Undocumented according to OVERDRIVE are not required to show Proof of Insurance..only Americans. THAT article was posted here in OVERDRIVE.
You already agreed that you saw there are 5 Million articles pertaining to illegal alien truck drivers and how they are constantly Arrested for hauling dope and other Aliens and Accidents? These illegal aliens ARE here in America not ONLY driving 18 wheelers and taking OUR jobs..but committing Crimes while driving!!
Operation Road King II…was a 2008 FBI bust of 18 executives and DRIVERS of BUSSES that carried HUGE amounts of NARCOTICS and illegal aliens from Mexico thru AMERICA for 7 YEARS. YOU prefer to cheerlead for the illegal alien truck drivers saying they DONT EXIST in AMERICA…are YOU La RAZA??
Nope..an illegal alien has ZERO right to be in AMERICA and Zero “right” to be driving an 18 wheeler using false credentials. The CSA issues Citations repeatedly for Non English Speaking Driver..as we notice at FMCSA.
The “article” I mentioned..besides the 5 Million we find when we google “illegal alien trucker arrested”………is “Operation Road King II”…….you have to use Roman Numerals by pressing capital i or maybe a small L…I enetered a 2 and got nothing. Interesting FBI BUST of illegal alien Bus Drivers and “resident alien” executives running Busses filled with Narcotics from mexico for 7 years…these are “good citizen hard workers” just wanting a Better Life…….lol
Most alleged violations of 391.11.(b)(2) are not cited because that regulation is ambiguous, relying solely on the opinion of the inspector. And being bi-lingual, as myself, and most educated people are, does not make one “illegal”
That would be part of the “other”…. No rigging here, just trying to hit on the most likely prevalent responses.
yes you will, just like you buy car insurance
Should be no effect, I am covered from a former employer.
I will not pay one penny ,,, I draw the line here!
I will NOT pay one penny,,,, I draw the line here !!!!
The can fine me till the moon turns blood red ,,,, they will not get one penny of it!!!!
They will just allow more Mexicans into our country to take the jobs of drivers who quit, like so many drivers here suggest they will do. We must stop the invasion of our country or they will continue to run us over.
I won’t pay and I won’t pay the penalty either. I will go to jail our whatever. The corruption of this gov has to stop at all costs. There is no sense in continuing our families if we have to become a type of slave to government.
If i am not working, how do them people expect us to afford insurance. I have been out of work sense my significant other passed away and have been looking for work ever sence.They wont help me with unemployment benifits so i could pay my bills. I sure can’t afford their insurance.
I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore !!!
Wait until your company decides it’s much cheaper for them to drop their coverage of you and pay the fine than it is to keep providing you your insurance.
Many companies will simply close their doors if expenses for this NEW B.S. obama program PLUS the CSA program cut too far into Profits…they cant compete with these mexican trucking companies either…who can?
Those drivers are used to earning $27 per week back HOME where they belong…..they drive ANCIENT beaters…..kind of Funny when ya think about it..an AMERICAN company Purchasing EXPENSIVE medical insurance??? Their competition uses the ER at any hospital and never pays the bill?? IF the driver is an illegal alien he is EXEMPT from Obama Care Program..so these “logistics” companies..wont be Purchasing a damn thing for “health insurance”.
a little Late to the game aintcha? The final nails are going into the coffin of trucking for American Drivers…dont get mad…just get a job…at a convenience store where all these American Drivers will be heading as we are driven out of the industry.
Put ur application in now….
These companies have a SLIM profit margin. They will close their doors if that magin gets TOO slim…Obamacare may be the Nail in the Coffin for some of them..the mega Fleets are grinning from ear to ear….CSA is strangling PRODUCTION
or Utilization of each Truck…now this OBAMA DILDO rammed upthe rear of the “Ceo” of “mom and pops” old time truckin company??? Kiss ur jobs goodbye and sign on to a mega fleet..they help WRITE these LAWS…to strangle their competion……Gloom and Doom for truckers is here and now…and a STUDENT or illegala alien will be taking YOUR job…and driving ur company to bankruptcy.
Most of you Obama haters and illegal haters are just angry because you have let everyone in this country from the Cops to the DOT to the shippers and receivers,weigh stations,and everybody else with their hand out,push you around and make you their b i t c h for the last 35 years.You are lashing out at the wrong person,as he is not responsible for your miserable conditions you work under.Its too late to change and it won’t because you don’t have enough backbone to do anything.Obama and illegal aliens are the least of your problems.Don’t get mad at me.I am only telling the truth and you know it.Prove me wrong,Please.
Until they can PROVE to me that Obamacare is legal and Constitutional,I refuse to commit a penny to it in any form. That’ll cause problems with my Emphysema,asthma and Brittle Diabetes,but I’ll manage. There’s a PRINCIPLE involved here.
Obamacare is losing the fight by a landslide. As more people rebel against it and refuse to pay into it,those that knuckle under and submit have to keep paying more. Even if EVERYBODY paid what the Feds say they should,it’d STILL be unaffordable,because it was never designed to be sustainable from the start. It was SUPPOSED to tax everyone half to death,severely OVER-tax the financially well off,and push the rest of the over cost on to the national debt,which won’t be an issue once the alleged president and his lap dogs finish destroying America and we’re just another impoverished Third World Country.
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