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Drivers Are True Collateral Damage of CSA

Mar
26,
2013
3

The premise of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s CSA program was to finally hold both motor carriers and truck drivers accountable in adhering to the established safety regulations in place for the trucking industry. It was in fact, described … Continue reading

Mistaking Treadle Valve Corrosion for Truck Driver Fatigue

Jan
22,
2013
0

An important aspect of professional truck driving is the pre-trip inspection. Regulated by federal law, truck drivers are required under FMCSA Regulation §383.113 (2) (ii) to be able to “determine the motor vehicle’s brake system condition for proper adjustments and … Continue reading

Top 25 CSA Violations by Drivers and Carriers

Aug
30,
2011
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By:  Rickey Gooch of Justice for Truckers Top 25 CSA violations by truck drivers and motor carriers 1. Driver’s record of duty status not current 2. Inoperative required lamps. A direct cause of being stopped and inspected 3. Log violation … Continue reading

Trucking Industry Waits for CSA Implications

Dec
15,
2010
1

By: Rickey Gooch Two Days into CSA At the Legal Benefits Group, Inc. phone center, they help drivers who need help disputing their CSA and PSP reports on the new DataQ System. Some carriers are helping their drivers, some drivers … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Face Big Problems with CSA 2010

Aug
10,
2010
4

How serious is the FMCSA’s CSA 2010 for truck drivers and trucking companies?  While many truckers and trucking companies have taken a “wait and see” attitude, Rickey Gooch of PrePaid Legal Services, Inc., and Justice for Truckers, continues to address … Continue reading

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