Friday Short Haul -- TCA's Fleet Safety Awards, Truck Drivers' Vaccine, Volvo Electric Semis

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DaveW's Comment
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In this Friday Short Haul TCA announces division finalists for its Fleet Safety Awards, CDC puts truck drivers on short list for COVID-19 vaccine, and Volvo will take orders for its electric semi beginning December 3.

Friday Short Haul -- TCA's Fleet Safety awards, truck drivers' vaccine, Volvo electric semis

Stevo Reno's Comment
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Uh,,,um,,, Hell NO am not getting ANY Vaccine period ! I don't get flu shots, so why would I get 1 of these? I don't get sick easily or often, 2015 was the last flu I had

Rick S.'s Comment
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Uh,,,um,,, Hell NO am not getting ANY Vaccine period ! I don't get flu shots, so why would I get 1 of these? I don't get sick easily or often, 2015 was the last flu I had

They will "figure out" how to make a C-19 vaccine MANDATORY - and a majority will "go along to get along". Wanna get on a aircraft - proof of vaccine please. Masks were a "test balloon" as to whether or not they can get away with stuff like this - GUESS WHAT - THEY CAN. And if they can figure out how to make FMCSA create a rule mandating this - COMPANIES WILL HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO FORCE DRIVERS TO COMPLY.

We drivers are the "independent thinkers" type for the most part. Which is why we are pretty much "left alone" to do our jobs. Get a load assignment, pickup deliver on schedule, obey your clock - and you are ON YOUR OWN (for the most part).

That being said - my personal physician (who is also an infectious disease specialist) has told me HE WILL NOT BE TAKING A VACCINE until the summer AT THE EARLIEST (if AT ALL). A large part of his practice serves the gay community down here, (I'm one of his few straight patient) - so he see many "immunocompromised patients".

I too - don't do flu vaccines - I depend on my own immune system to fight off whatever comes my why. I cannot recall the last time I was sickened by a VIRUS.

C-19 will end up coming down to a YOU MUST/OR ELSE. I'm more concerned with what the OR ELSE looks like, than I am with catching C-19 at this point.

I have friends that have passed from it (elderly with co-morbidities) and friends (elderly with co-morbidities) that haven't. I've had very healthy friends that have gotten REALLY SICK from it - and friends that have felt crappy for a couple of days and are OK afterwards.

Florida INFECTION RATES are climbing (as more people GET TESTED) but the MORTALITY RATES ARE DROPPING (and our governor refuses to do lockdowns like other states are doing YET AGAIN).

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We had a lengthy discussion on this - when this FIRST STARTED HAPPENING. Brett opined it was a "fire drill" for how to institute more government control over every-day aspects of our lives. But the FIRE DRILL turned into an ACTUAL FIRE - because the drill WORKED SO WELL.

AND IT CONTINUES.

The PA Health Director cannot tell me to "believe the science", when she stands there with male chromosomes and anatomy. We really have lost our collective minds. Science used to be an "facts based on actual evidence" thing - now it's more about FEELINGS AND CREATING FEAR.

Rick

CSA:

Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)

The CSA is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) initiative to improve large truck and bus safety and ultimately reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities that are related to commercial motor vehicle

FMCSA:

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

The FMCSA was established within the Department of Transportation on January 1, 2000. Their primary mission is to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries.

What Does The FMCSA Do?

  • Commercial Drivers' Licenses
  • Data and Analysis
  • Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement
  • Research and Technology
  • Safety Assistance
  • Support and Information Sharing

Fm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
DaveW's Comment
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Uh,,,um,,, Hell NO am not getting ANY Vaccine period ! I don't get flu shots, so why would I get 1 of these? I don't get sick easily or often, 2015 was the last flu I had

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They will "figure out" how to make a C-19 vaccine MANDATORY - and a majority will "go along to get along". Wanna get on a aircraft - proof of vaccine please. Masks were a "test balloon" as to whether or not they can get away with stuff like this - GUESS WHAT - THEY CAN. And if they can figure out how to make FMCSA create a rule mandating this - COMPANIES WILL HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO FORCE DRIVERS TO COMPLY.

Rick, it's already worse than you think, and worse even than right-thinking people can imagine. This link leads to a video on Dr. Mercola's website about a universal medical passport called CommonPass. The rest of the story is behind a login for members.

https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2020/11/24/commonpass.aspx?cid_medium=sms

CSA:

Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)

The CSA is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) initiative to improve large truck and bus safety and ultimately reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities that are related to commercial motor vehicle

FMCSA:

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

The FMCSA was established within the Department of Transportation on January 1, 2000. Their primary mission is to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries.

What Does The FMCSA Do?

  • Commercial Drivers' Licenses
  • Data and Analysis
  • Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement
  • Research and Technology
  • Safety Assistance
  • Support and Information Sharing

Fm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Stevo Reno's Comment
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Hopefully, by the time any of that BS is, mandatory, I will outta trucking, and outta the US living & retired, in Asia. *fingers crossed* lol

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Oh please I couldnt even get a Covid test when home. Every drug store and urgent advertised it and none actually gave out appointments to test.

As for Volvo... They cant make a truck that can handle Primes safety features. I doubt they can make an electric one.

midnight fox's Comment
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First they mandated everyone having to go to school and now vaccines. I'm wondering what the elites' end game is going to be.

PackRat's Comment
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I'm wondering what the elites' end game is going to be.

Unquestioned power and authority over everything and everyone.

midnight fox's Comment
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Sure that'd be the end goal but I'm wondering how the end game is going to look like.

PackRat's Comment
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Sure that'd be the end goal but I'm wondering how the end game is going to look like.

Check out any news footage from Utopias such as China, Venezuela, The Congo, Somalia. These places had or have great leaders that know what's best for the citizens.

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