Owner Knew Drug History Charged In Deadly I-70 Crash

Discussion in 'Truckers News' started by Eddiec, Jul 16, 2020.

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  2. 86scotty

    86scotty Road Train Member

    Aug 27, 2017
  3. Muddydog79

    Muddydog79 Heavy Load Member

    Apr 14, 2016
    Well he wont own nothing here in a year or 2 cuz he will get sued, and deservingly so!
  4. Deadwood

    Deadwood Medium Load Member

    Dec 24, 2016
    “Gregg also owns G & J Kartway, which is the home of the Ohio Valley Karting Association since 1964.”

    Correction. He used to own it. It will be sold, along with everything else he owns, to cover the cost of lawyers and the forthcoming civil lawsuits.
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  5. GoneButNotForgotten

    GoneButNotForgotten Medium Load Member

    Dec 30, 2009
    Roxboro, N.C.
    And this is why company owners and insurance companies are wary of second chance employees.
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  6. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

    Dec 9, 2017
    Why would you even give somebody with that sort drug use history the chance to drive your truck?
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  7. Opus

    Opus Road Train Member

    Dec 18, 2011
    South GA
    and why would those words ever come out of his mouth?????
    It's almost like the guy is begging to be financially ruined.
  8. bryan21384

    bryan21384 Road Train Member

    Sep 18, 2009
    The great state of TN
    I guess for the same reason companies gave me a chance. I've said it in previous threads. I have 4 drug misdemeanors and a failed random in my history. Every employer I've been with knows of my history. Owners will take a chance on someone and hope that person's story ends up like mine. Being on the road helped me to finally vanquish those demons. I commend the owner for giving him an opportunity, especially one that the driver was fortunate to have. The owner gambled almost big time unfortunately, as have many other companies. You know though, people screw up in life and it is so much harder to get back in good Grace's. Finally you get right, and all you want is an opportunity. The owner is probably thinking that this guy is on probation, surely he will stay clean and he gave the driver and opportunity. One can get an opportunity in society, and its even harder to get a 2nd opportunity. It's pretty important to make it count
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  9. Judge

    Judge Road Train Member

    Mar 19, 2014
    Newport, Ar
    Ah, it’s here say.
    I know of people who used to smoke were in high school, and don’t anymore.
    Would that be a reason to fire/impeach them..
    One said he didn’t enhale..
  10. not4hire

    not4hire Road Train Member

    May 16, 2012
    Withrow and Bruce’s vehicles burst into flames upon impact. A passerby was able to pull Bruce from his burning car, but not his four children: Anesa Noel Acosta, 15, Quintin Michael McGowan, 13, Brekkin Riley Bruce, 8, and Trentin Beau Bruce, 6.​

    The father's grief... unimaginable.
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