You may recall last year when we published a story titled “Chameleon Carriers Getting Away With It… Again” about a chameleon carrier in a series of wrecks getting shut down without any further action being taken against the owners. Well now those same owners are back at it, but this time they’re facing the possibility of some major jail time. [click to continue…]

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    Last fall, a truck from Todd Burleson Trucking was carrying a load of large rocks when one of them fell out and crashed into the windshield of an oncoming car, killing the driver. Not only was the driver of the truck indicted for his part in the accident, but the owner of the trucking company, Patrick Todd Burleson, was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle. [click to continue…]

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    A trucker from Idaho has been stabbed multiple times after a crazed motorist used a stolen vehicle to ram into the truck before climbing in to the cab and stabbing the driver. [click to continue…]

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    csalogoA total of 10 industry groups have signed their names to a letter addressed to Department of Tranportation Secretary Anthony Foxx requesting that CSA scores should no longer be publicly accessible until the program can be fixed. [click to continue…]

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    A New York Federal Appeals Court judge has issued a landmark ruling that may open large carriers up to new liabilities and could be good news for owner operators. Judge Richard Arcara ruled that, in certain circumstances, a leasing company can be held liable for the actions of the driver, even though The Graves Amendment was thought to forbid it. [click to continue…]

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    Immediately following a wreck that turned a vehicle into a ball of flame, team drivers David Fredericksen and Walter Letterman rushed to the aid of a baby girl and her grandmother who were trapped inside. The whole incident from the crash through the rescue was captured on the dash cam of the truck they were driving in. [click to continue…]

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