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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    Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance organizes the Roadcheck inspection blitz, one of the largest safety initiatives focused on truckers in the country. This year’s was from June 3rd through June 5th. By the end of the 72 hour event, 72,415 inspections had taken place. [click to continue…]

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    Prime, Inc has come under fire from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In 2011, the EEOC filed a lawsuit claiming that Prime had unfair hiring practices that discriminated against women. Recently a federal judge ruled in favor of the EEOC, saying that Prime was violating federal law. The issue involved however is a little more complicated than it may seem. [click to continue…]

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    Maintaining a good relationship with a co-driver can be a challenge even if – and sometimes especially if –  you’re related to your partner. These two Nevada drivers will definitely have some issues to work through after one of them was sentenced to 90 days in jail and a $3,000 fine for running over the other and then driving away. [click to continue…]

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    A joint program between the Washington State Patrol and Gordon Trucking hopes to help bring home some of the state’s missing children using pictures and information on the side of Gordon trailers. The initiative, part of the Homeward Bound program hopes to help bring home some of the 23,000 children that are reported missing in the state every year. [click to continue…]

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    A trucker who was fired in retaliation for refusing to drive her unsafe rig has been awarded over $115,000 dollars in a case brought against her former employer. In addition to the monetary compensation, the judge also ordered that she be reinstated in her former position. [click to continue…]

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