Category – Trucking News

Man Smashes Truck Window-Owner Then Runs Him Over

Man in a Pickup Truck Runs Over Guy That Breaks His Window When a guy broke another man’s truck glass during a disagreement, Edgar Dazey of Perry Township ran him over with his truck, according to Stark Region Prison documents. Dazey, 43, of 158 Woodlawn Ave. NW, was detained at 2:24 p.m. Friday on 19th […]

Trucking Industry Will Suffer From U.S. Government Shutdown

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Truckers May Feel The Pain From Government Shutdown The United States Government shutdown could harm the transportation industry. This includes national trucking companies. The President of the American Trucking Association, Bill Graves appeared on the Fox Business Network earlier this month. Graves claims that the trucking industry is in a recovery from the recession for […]

Sleep Apnea Testing For Truckers-New Bill Proposed-OOIDA Does Not Support Without Practical Sense Regulation

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New Update Toward End Of This Post! A study taken in 2002 by the University of Pennsylvania and sponsored by The American Transportation Research, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and The  Institute of the American Trucking Associations showed that up to 28% of truck drivers may suffer from sleep apnea. OOIDA Supports Limiting The FMCSA’s […]

Soldiers Training To Be Professional Civilian Truck Drivers

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                                                                                       Photo-James Robinson By Robert Allen A week ago, ten soldiers at the Fort Bragg Fairgrounds got into big rigs to begin their new careers driving a commercial vehicle after their military service ends. From fayobserver.com A $130,000 federal grant brought Johnston Community College’s trucking program an hour’s drive down Interstate 95, from Smithfield to […]