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Truckers do care

June 11, 2018

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LLN (6/8/18) – What would you say about a congressman who thinks you don’t care about accident victims? We’d like to give him a Razzberry.

We’ll have more Roses and Razzberries, as well as: a great truck show this weekend; familiar issues on truckers’ minds; and a big push for a small-business exemption from the ELD rule.

0:00 – 9:56 – Newscast

9:56 – 24:06 – Roses and Razzberries

24:06 – 38:57 – Spirit at the Buckeye Invitational

38:57 – 49:11 – Push coming for ELD exemption

Segment 1

An Oklahoma truck driver who took millions along with him for his final ride passed away this morning. Delvin Simmons had stage four colon cancer. KOTV in Tulsa reports Simmons was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer in early May. He took a final ride with his son, who captured it on camera. The video, titled “The Old Man is Dead,” has been viewed more than 6 million times.

Segment 2

From a congressman who thinks truckers don’t care about other drivers to a trucker who helped a waitress with one big tip, Mary McKenna and Mark Reddig will tell you who in recent news has been good and who’s been bad with some Roses and Razzberries. If you want to offer up your own Rose or Razzberry for our consideration visit us on Facebook.

Segment 3

Jon Osburn is at another great truck show, and hearing about some familiar issues, including the hours of service. Mark Reddig talks with the man who drives the Spirit of the American Trucker.

Segment 4

Next week, a big push will get underway to gather support for a small-business exemption from the electronic logging device rule. Mark Reddig gets the details from Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.