Monthly Archives: September 2010

Over 100 Hazmat Trucks Shut Down After PA Inspection

Pennsylvania police are cracking down on unsafe Hazmat carriers. On September 22nd, state police routinely stopped truckers carrying Hazmat materials for inspection. According to an article in truckinginfo.com: 1,131 were pulled over 1,034 received written warnings, many due to brake … Continue reading

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Proposed Mandatory EOBR Bill Stirs Mixed Feelings Among Carriers

According to Truckinginfo.com, senators introduced the Commercial Driver Compliance Improvement Act yesterday, a bill calling for electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs) to be mandatory for all interstate carriers. The EOBRs “would have to be linked to the truck’s electronic control module,” … Continue reading

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$50,000 a Day Lost as Longshoremen Remain on Strike

Longshoremen in the New York and New Jersey ports, as well as South Philadelphia Packer Avenue Marine Terminal went on strike yesterday after the fruit company Del Monte made the decision to move its terminal from Camden to Gloucester, breaking … Continue reading

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Christmas Fundraiser Allows Families to Provide Presents for Sick Children

It’s hard to imagine scrapping together every penny you have just to pay for your child’s medical bills.  It’s even harder to wake up on Christmas day and see the look on your sick child’s face because you couldn’t afford … Continue reading

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What Have You Been Doing to Spread Autism Awareness?

Last weekend, a walk was held in Charleston, VA, as people fought off the rain, raising almost $1500 for families dealing with autistic children. Eva Longoria Parker’s Twitter effort to raise money for the rebuilding of The Miriam Center in … Continue reading

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Driver Bound as Thieves Make Away with Cash

What seemed like an ordinary delivery became an event that a sixty-year-old driver would never forget. The driver, whose name as not been released to the public, was making a usual shipment for the U.S. Postal Service, docking his tractor-tractor … Continue reading

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Trucker Prohibited From Using Company’s Facilities, Told to Leave Grounds

Imagine docking your trailer, asking to use the restroom, and being denied.  Better yet, imagine being told to relieve yourself behind your own trailer instead.  That’s what happened for Land Line driver Erwin Page. After docking his truck at Ring … Continue reading

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