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Truck Driver DAC Report Class Action Registry

Aug
17,
2011
5

In July of 2009, I began the Stop False DAC Reporting petition which as of this date has received 2,180 signatures.  Having been in contact with several law firms across the country, it has been an on-going battle to bring … Continue reading

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FMCSA Orders Alabama Trucking Company Shut Down

Sep
2,
2010
0

From Lancaster Online An Alabama trucking company has been shut down after one of its drivers crashed into a van in March, killing 10 people in the van, many of whom had Lancaster County connections.  Killed in the crash on … Continue reading

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Better Fuel for the Trucking Industry

Aug
30,
2009
0

Better fuel mileage and cleaner emission control is always on the mind of trucking companies and many owner operators, especially these days.   BetterFuel.org is an organization providing and promoting fuel saving technologies with the use of Ethos.   As their site … Continue reading

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Trucking Lease Scam Perfect for DAC Lies

Aug
11,
2009
12

The trucking company owner operator lease-purchase scam.  I’ve talked about it … I’ve written about it … I’ve done talk shows about it.   Truth About Trucking was established with one goal in mind:  to provide the answers to the insider … Continue reading

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Heartland Express Reports Quarterly Profit

Jul
14,
2009
0

By: Allen Smith Heartland Express, Inc., based out of Iowa, reported a 2% second-quarter profit earlier today.  The company stated that they are seeing the worst economic downturn in its history, and commented that it:  “has not seen any strong … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Loses Job as Child Dies

Jul
14,
2009
12

Truck driver, Andre Walls had been trucking over the road for two and a half years.  He had never had an accident and had never received a ticket.  Two and a half years of perfect driving and being an excellent … Continue reading

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Bullying in the Workplace

Jun
13,
2009
7

As elementary as it may seem, intimidation by the workplace bully has actually become a silent epidemic . . . not only in this country, but worldwide.  A recent study on bullying in the workplace, showed that 37% of the … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers Right to Due Process

May
20,
2009
2

What is “Due Process?” The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that no person shall be “deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.”   If a public employee has a property interest in a job, he … Continue reading

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Are Trucking Companies next on the list for Bailouts?

May
18,
2009
2

Trucking firm, YRC Worldwide, Inc., has applied for a governmental bailout seeking $1 billion in federal money to help relieve pension obligations.  Last month, the company reported a first quarter loss of $415 million, and states that the $1 billion … Continue reading

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How a Truck Driving School Can Ruin Your Driving Career

May
15,
2009
19

There are those truck driving training schools that will use one technique that will insure a new drivers’ failure at a driving career every time: Another email from a CDL graduate with the same story: “Just because my teacher at … Continue reading

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