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Sorrow To Strength Reunion and Lobster Fest July 12, 2014 Lisbon, Maine Contact Daphne Izer for details   Liam’s Walk and Butterfly Release July 19, 2014 Town Park, Jackman, Maine 11:30 a.m. Walk Details: http://trucksafety.org/2014-liams-walk-butterfly-release/ https://www.facebook.com/events/587552491361330/ Online donations: http://www.gofundme.com/6syiow   …

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The Safety Community and Teamsters Respond to NTSB Initial Crash Report on Tracy Morgan Crash

Contact: Beth Weaver 301.814.4088,/beth_weaver@verizon.net THE SAFETY COMMUNITY AND TEAMSTERS RESPOND TO NTSB INITIAL REPORT ON THE TRACY MORGAN CRASH TRUCK DRIVER WAS WITHIN 23 MINUTES of HOURS OF SERVICE LIMIT AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH PERTH AMBOY DESTINATION WOULD …

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A Letter from Safety Groups Urging Senators to Support the Booker Amendment to Stop Tired Trucking

Dear Senator, We are united in writing you to support the Booker Amendment to the Transportation Housing and Urban Development (THUD) FY 2015 Appropriations bill.  This commonsense amendment will prevent an increase in weekly work hours for truck drivers, and …

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Press Conference Call: Senator Booker, Senator Blumenthal, Truck Crash Victims’ Families, Safety Groups, Law Enforcement, Labor Groups, Trucking Companies Unite in Opposition to Attack on Truck Safety

CONTACT: Beth Weaver, 301-814-4088, Beth_weaver@verizon.net PRESS CONFERENCE CALL SENATOR BOOKER, SENATOR BLUMENTHAL, TRUCK CRASH VICTIMS’ FAMILIES, SAFETY GROUPS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, LABOR GROUPS, TRUCKING COMPANIES UNITE IN OPPOSITION TO ATTACK ON TRUCK SAFETY Trucking Allies Pushing Sen. Collins’ Amendment to Take …

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Read the Statement of the Obama Administration’s Policy Regarding Highway and Motor Carrier Safety

The Administration released a Statement of Administration to strongly oppose House passage of H.R. 4745, making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other …

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Get the Real Facts on the Collins Amendment to Suspend the 34-Hour Restart

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced an amendment to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill that suspends the current Hours of Service (HOS) restart provision set in place for truck drivers. On Thursday, June 5, the Senate appropriations …

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Maine Truck Crash Families Appalled by Maine Senator’s Support for Anti-Truck Safety Legislation

MAINE TRUCK CRASH FAMILIES APPALLED BY SENATOR SUSAN COLLINS’ SUPPORT FOR ANTI-TRUCK SAFETY LEGISLATION SENATOR COLLINS ACTIONS WILL INCREASE TRUCK DRIVER FATIGUE AND ROADWAY DANGERS Parents Against Tired Truckers (PATT) Founder and 2014 White House Transportation Champion of Change Recipient …

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