This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending September 11, 2021.
We welcome your comments, thoughts and feedback on the items of your choice below.
Please be ultra careful this weekend as there may be false flag operations or other violence committed in connection with the 20th anniversary of the attacks that took place on September 11, 2001.
Here's one article about this event from a trucker's perspective:
"Thank you, truckers! We are grateful for all you do year-round to transport the world's freight safely, efficiently and on-time. We wish you safe travels and lots of money saving opportunities on the road."
-- Mike and Vicki Simons
Here are the most recent articles covering National Truck Driver Appreciation Week:
When you read through the Constitution of the United States, you will never find that the President has been given the authority to require anyone to get a medical intervention.
Let me briefly summarize some information:
The Declaration of Independence says in part:
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,
The Constitution of the United States, Article VI, Paragraph 2, states in part:
This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; … shall be the supreme Law of the Land...
The Bill of Rights, Amendment V, states in part:
No person shall be … deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law...
With that being spelled out, here are some of the most recent articles about a push to get truckers (and others) vaccinated:
Please be aware that VAERS shows that hundreds of thousands of people have had adverse events -- and thousands of people have died -- in the United States since having gotten one or more jabs.
Never, ever play chicken with a train!
These are some of the most recent articles about the economy from the trucking industry's perspective.
I strongly oppose autonomous, driverless, or self-driving vehicles -- especially Commercial Motor Vehicles and those that share roads with the motoring public.
I share these articles as a courtesy to our readers.
I envision a day when truck trailer roofs will have almost nothing on top except for solar panels to collect energy.
Here are a couple of articles about solar power from the trucking industry's perspective.
Continually be prepared for an inspection and you will never be surprised.
Let's hope he has discipline regarding his finances.
How can one avoid being hit by objects thrown from overpasses?
Congratulations to all truckers are in the running to win an award, have already won one, or have reached milestones in one's trucking career!
My husband Mike and I wish you -- and all professional truck drivers -- safe travels and lots of money saving opportunities on the road.