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Our first show post MATS and a lot went on there, and it was not just about "pretty trucks." There is also a great deal of news within trucking and it is affecting drivers in a big way:
ELD's (EOBR's), New Entrant Testing, Increased Fuel Efficiency, and the infamous truck driver shortage!
Tonight we'll talk about it all (time permitting), so call in and let's hear your voice to the topics on our Open Forum broadcast.
Call In Number: 347-826-9170.
Truth About Trucking’s Open Forum let’s you pick the topics, and there is no shortage of topics to go around this week.
In the past few weeks hot topics include: Amendment for the 34 hour Restart provision, followed by FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro’s infamous blog post, Maxim Magazine “serial killer” ad targeted towards truck drivers, OOIDA’s call for Anne Ferro’s resignation and the tragic Walmart accident resulting in death and injury, ultimately calling for more driver regulations from safety advocates, celebrities, government officials, and the media.
Have something to say or further add to the topics of discussion? Join us 6PM ET and Join the Chat Room on your smart phone or computer.
We will be giving away 2 Tony Justice CD’s and 2 Essante Organics gifts in the Chat Room as well.
You can also listen through your phone by calling in to the show via: 347-826-9170.
Featured Musical Artist: Brad James - "DETENTION TIME"
Come join the conversation!
For our show this evening it is Open Forum to "Anything Trucking".
From Truck Driver Health, Sleep Apnea, Improving Driver Image, Truck Idling, Not allowed to park at shippers and receivers, The 14 hour clock, the FMCSA, Detention Time, Wages, Fuel Taxes, Best Trucking Event/Show, Are Truckers Safe Drivers? CSA scores, truckers and brokers . . .
Just a few topics to start with, but all Trucking Topics are open for discussion...
We will also have a special announcement to make during the broadcast ...
Join the Chat Room for our free Tony Justice Music CD Giveaway. So far 6 CD's have been given away via the chat room.
Call in number: 347-826-9170
Around Australia this weekend, rally's will be held in protest against the Australian Governments extreme budget measures. We speak to Tim Jones from March Australia about the aims and goals of the group.
Also, the bodies of 3 illegal settlers have been discovered in the West Bank. We discuss the ramifications and the Israeli governments reaction.
If you want more details about the rally's, just go to March Australia's web-page; www.marchaustralia.com OR check out the facebook site
Don't forget to sign the petition in support of the BDS movement;
Abdul-Razeq Ferraj was the leader of the Agricultural Workers Union in the Occupied Territories. But Abdul can no longer do his job because for the last 8 years Abdul has been detained in an Israel prison without charge. We speak to his son, Basil about his fathers detention and the hunger strike against Israel's policy of administrative detention.
We also look at the supposed kidnapping of 3 Israelis last week plus an update on our story about the Palestinian Soccer Team.
If you want to sign the petition against administrative detention just go to https://www.causes.com/campaigns/79338-free-all-palestinian-hunger-strikers-now
Or there is another petition at: http://samidoun.ca/2014/06/take-action-free-hunger-striking-palestinian-land-defender-abdul-razeq-feraj/
The BDS petition is http://www.thepetitionsite.com/323/695/438/justice-for-palestine-support-bds/?taf_id=11183301&cid=email_na#sign
If you would like to sign the petition in support of the Palestinian Football Association you can go to the web-page; www.palestinematters.com
The Wests hypocracy towards the Muslim World has been on full display in recent weeks. We look at developments in Iraq and Eygpt to highlight the situation.
Also, an update on last weeks story about the disappearance of 3 illegal settlers.
If you want to sign the petition against administrative detention just go to;
OR there is another petition at; http://samidoun.ca/2014/06/take-action-free-hunger-striking-palestinian-land-defender-abdul-razeq-faraj/
The BDS petition is; http//www.thepetitionsite.com/323/695/438/justice-for-palestine-support-bds/?taf_id=11183301&cid=email_na#sign
To sign the petition demanding sanctions against Israel; http://www.palestinematters.com/Demand-for-UN-Sanctions-against-Israel-State-Terrorism-and-War-Crimes_Appeal_3126.aspx
Regulations, Fuel Cost, EPA, Carbon Footprint, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Engine Maintenance Cost, Oil Lubricity, CARB, DEF.... What does it all mean to the owner operator and fleets? In one simple word...money.
Whether they are spending it or saving it, how much do you have to spend in order to eventually save? There are many products on the market designed to reduce operating costs. The question most will ask themselves is which products will ensure profits and yet meet or exceed government standards?
Join us with our special guest, Anthony Evans, Founder and COO of Onboard Oil Tech as we discuss the challenges modern day owner operators and fleets face as they maintain their bottom line while upholding regulation mandates and requirements.
Henry Albert is the owner of Albert Transport, Inc. out of North Carolina and has been in trucking for 30 years. Jimmy Nevarez is President of Angus Transportation, Inc. of California, with 11 years within the industry and is a Magna Cum Laude honors graduate of DeVry University in Pomona, CA with a bachelor's of science in business administration.
They both are members of Freightliner's Team Run Smart, providing real-world advice about the trucking industry based on their professional expertise.
Mr. Albert will share his thoughts on such topics as: fuel savings, modern-day trucking technology and advancement and industry regulations.
As a driver of a CNG truck, Mr. Nevarez will discuss various issues such as: CNG operations, fuel mileage, safety and the future of compressed natural gas vehicles.
Join the conversation as we take a look at how trucking technology can pave the way to advancement in many areas of the industry which can lead to "Running Smarter."
It's not just in the social and econmic fields that the Australian government has made dramatic changes. There have been dramatic changes to Australia's asylum seeker policies with devastating consequences. We speak to Ian Rintoul from the Refugee Action Coalition.
Matthew Donovan gets us up to date with everything that's happening in Australian Politics. We also give you details of a petition supporting the BDS movement. And finally we look into complains about pro-israel: Bias of the ABC.
If you would like to contact Ian Rintoul you can go to http://www.refugeeaction.org.au or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please sign the petition in support of the BDS movement by clicking onto this link: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/323/695/438/justice-for-palestine-support-bds/?taf_id=11183301&cid=email_na#sign
You can read Matthew Donovans opinion piece at theaimn.com or you can email him at email@example.com
Next month, some 800 Palestinian American familes will be returning to there homeland - Remallah in the West Bank. Terry Ahwal tells us about this inspirational journey.
Matthew Donovan gives us the next chaper in the progressive playbook of Australia Politics.
And later on we look at what the BDS movement has been upto in Europe.
If you want more information about the American Federation of Remallah Palestine just go to their website at http://www.afrp.org
You can read Matthew Donvoans opinon piece at theaimn.com or you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Truth About Israel featuring R Rosenblum.
The new Australian government has just issued its first budget. Will it change Australia forever? Political commentator Matthew Donovan disscusses the content and consequences of the budget.
Also, a very interesting and revealing article has appeared in the Israeli media about the failed peace talks. We look at the reaction.
You can read Matthew Donovan's opinions on line at ;theaimn.com . Or you can e-mail him at; email@example.com
To read Nahum Barnea's article about the failed peace talks, go to; Ynet magazine 2/5/14 - Inside the talks failure: US officials open up.
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