Monthly Archives: July 2008

Transport Services is holding a contest to design their new logo. $300 prize to the winner

If you are good at designing logos it might be some easy money. Check out the current entries here. They would like an open car carrier worked in somewhere. 8-19-08 THIS DOESN’T LOOK GOOD!!! NO WINNER CHOSEN AND THEY ARE … Continue reading

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Is the Teamster Leadership whitewashing this contract?

Here is a copy of a letter posted on the teamster local 604 site: July 23, 2008 James Hoffa International Brotherhood of Teamsters 25 Louisiana Ave., NW Washington, DC 20001 Dear President Hoffa, My name is David Dawson and I … Continue reading

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Pinned under his own car carrier!

This reported on the CourierNewsOnline. they even have a short video. ELGIN — The broad smile across Eddie Silva’s face spoke volumes about his relief and good fortune after emergency workers freed the 39-year-old truck driver who was trapped under … Continue reading

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Our Industry Lost a Great Driver: David Allen Adams

David was a transport driver for Sars Auto Transport out of Tucson and was involved in a horrible accident with a gasoline tanker near Bullhead AZ on July 6th. Rodney White wrote: David Allen Adams lost his battle with his … Continue reading

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The carhaulers will most likely send negotiators back to the table

here is a post from The Carhauler that indicates the direction the vote is headed Georgetown, KY Says NO! Posted by: carslinger911 in Carhaul News As for our brothers in Georgetown, KY they also said no. They too understand the … Continue reading

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TDU leads the charge to limit concessions in teamster contract

Here is some examples of what the members are posting on TDU: . . . Local 604, St. Louis Members Vote Unanimously to Oppose Deal “We had over 130 carhaul members at our contract meeting. Not a one supported the … Continue reading

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Straw-vote on teamster carhaul contract a resounding NO!

It continues to look more and more like the union drivers will be sending the negotiators back to the bargaining table for a better contract. This post is a quote from thecarhauler.com. Jul 09 2008 Local 327 Says NO! Posted … Continue reading

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New Car BBQ

Channel 13 from New York has a very good report on an accidental BBQ on a new-car hauler. They not only have a slide show posted but also a video report as well. The truck driver–Timothy Misuraca, 33, of Blasdell … Continue reading

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Car carrier driver David Adams in critical condition. Prayers needed!

SAD UPDATE rodney white Says: well this is one comment i never wanted to post, david allen adams lost his battle with his 3rd degree burns. dave was pronounce dead around 2:30 on sunday afternoon, 7-13-08. i lost my best … Continue reading

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Is our current Broker/Carrier system broken?

First read this excerpt from a blog post titled tales of a car-hauler: “Well, my contract says we have door-to-door service, so I expect it to be delivered to my door- I’m doing you a favor by meeting you in … Continue reading

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