Friday Short Haul - North Dakota Road Trains, Brake Safety Week, Drivers Not Returning To Duty, Opposition To Mexican Truckers

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DaveW's Comment
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In this Friday Short Haul North Dakota is looking into allowing road trains on its highways, Brake Safety Week begins August 23, large number of drug and alcohol violators are not returning to duty, and OOIDA and Teamsters right joint letter opposing Mexican truckers.

Friday Short Haul - North Dakota road trains, Brake Safety Week, drivers not returning to duty, opposition to Mexican truckers

OOIDA:

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

Who They Are

OOIDA is an international trade association representing the interests of independent owner-operators and professional drivers on all issues that affect truckers. The over 150,000 members of OOIDA are men and women in all 50 states and Canada who collectively own and/or operate more than 240,000 individual heavy-duty trucks and small truck fleets.

Their Mission

The mission of OOIDA is to serve owner-operators, small fleets and professional truckers; to work for a business climate where truckers are treated equally and fairly; to promote highway safety and responsibility among all highway users; and to promote a better business climate and efficiency for all truck operators.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Rob T.'s Comment
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Theres definitely more state patrol and DOT on the roadways today pulling over trucks and cars. I'm not worried about brake check week. I'm confident in my equipment but I will just tell the officer I have diplomatic immunity if I get pulled in smile.gif0514190001598199737.jpg

Atleast it may get a chuckle.....

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Delco Dave's Comment
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King of the Mid-West Roadways!!!

You wouldn’t happen to know Abe Froeman???? The sausage king of Chicago???

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Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Wear that at a truck stop and tell people to move your royalty.

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