Vicki Simons.-What are the top issues at stake with the Denham amendment and Fisher amendment to the bills regarding trucker wages? In my opinion, these Anti-Trucker Wage Preemption Amendments are flawed in 3 ways. Here’s the first way these amendments are flawed. Every professional truck driver in the USA must work in accordance with the […]

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Hal Kiah- The ATA is fighting hard to make sure that you, as a driver, are not fairly compensated for your additional work outside of transporting loads. They are going so far in their amendment (the Jeff Denham amendment ) as to take away a states right to self govern, by denying them the right […]

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 Desiree Wood – URGENT! Stop new Laws from preventing truckers to be paid for all time working Call Your Reps-Government Switchboard SAY NO TO FAA & THUD bills with Anti-Trucker Wages Preemption Amendment  Denham language 202-224-3121 Here is a link to every U.S. senator email and phone #  https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/senators_cfm.cfm Here is a link to every […]

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Allen Smith Anti-Trucker wage language in 2 bills to ensure cheap labor and high profits If the amendments, provisions, or language that has been introduced into the THUD or FAA bills are allowed to remain, the results  will drastically result in truckers’ inability to be paid for all their time working. ( detention time, paper […]

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 Pat Hockaday -Anti Trucker bill provision requires truckers to work without pay Say NO to Section 134, HR-5394   If the ATA gets their way, this anti trucker law will be passed  which will affect drivers the same way as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has affected them. This would be ONE MORE EXEMPTION […]

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  Allen Smith URGENT!! TIME TO CALL NOW. WE ONLY HAVE A FEW DAYS TO STOP THIS!! 202-224-3121 Tell your Reps to SAY NO to FAA reauthorization bill’s Anti Trucker wage amendment (State preemption,meal & rest break Amendment) No Fisher or Denham Amendments! Call Your Reps Government Switchboard. Tell them to SAY NO TO FAA […]

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In Today’s World of Trucking do trucker piece work wages fairly compensate the employee drivers for THE TIME THEY SPEND “At Work” ? Most Over the Road truck drivers are paid Piece Work wages such as cents per mile ( CPM). This means that only when the truck is actually in motion is the driver […]

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Truckers Monitored 24/7-AT Work 24/7 ? Pat Hockaday of Truckers United is an Independent Driver, a Single truck owner, He believes that ELD’s can be an invasion of privacy as most drivers live in there truck for weeks and sometimes even months at a time. If you are tracked 24/7 then you must be considered […]

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Trucking Industry Rant in Driver Wages- Pay Me Hub Miles! Veteran driver Christy Kuppler discusses an aspect of drivers wages that many don’t think about as much.  So many things wrong with the trucking industry these days, that being shorted our miles is one of the issues that really gets my goat!! It’s bad enough […]

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Truckers working more hours for less pay Does Increased Production = Increased Pay??? Pat Hockaday and Jerry Fritts of Truckers United give a detailed explanation, how over the years truckers have become slowly accustomed to accepting less pay while working more hours. The Result is  decreased “driver worth” and lower truck driver wages. Listen to […]

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