I started seeing the bigger picture of what was happening here. In Tallahassee, our voice needed to be heard as far as trucking and business in general. I could see what effect the association was having on laws, whether that be Worker’s Comp or the tag issue. At one point back in 2009, they were going to raise tag fees by 100 percent. The Florida Trucking Association was one of the voices that got it reduced to 35 percent. It saved me a lot of money, but also every citizen on their tags and registration fees.
This years Brake Safety Week inspection spree will be held the week of Sept. 6-12, during which tens of thousands of vehicles are inspected by state and federal inspectors, with…read more →
Recently, FDOT District 5 contacted FTA requesting information on the impact of potentially relocating two key rest areas along I-4 in the Longwood area. Essentially, the East- and West-bound rest areas…read more →
WINTER HAVEN - Guy Bostick passed away at home Friday, August 28, 2015, at the age of 94. He was born September 12, 1920, in Hazelhurst, Georgia, as the youngest…read more →
“If only we had enough qualified drivers.” You have said or heard this statement dozens of times in the last year. Now FTA is taking the issue…read more →
By Tisha Keller, Vice-President Nearly every time I'm around one of our members (or anyone in the trucking industry, for that matter), I hear how it's the federal regulations and…read more →
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