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My Son Wants Me to Co-Sign His Loan

Q. My son and his new wife want me to co-sign a loan with him so he can buy a truck and become his own boss. My friends are giving me different ... May 1st, 2012

Do I have to produce my Logbook?

A driver sent in the following form and asked my opinion as to whether he should use it if he were stopped. I reproduce it exactly as I received it for your review. However, I caution you to ... February 1st, 2012

$23.8 Million Dollar Judgement

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A recent $23.8 million dollar judgment against C.H.Robinson Worldwide in the Illinois case of Sperl v. C.H.Robinson is getting ... January 1st, 2012

Are You Ready for Trucking 2012?

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CSA has had and is having a tremendous effect on carriers and drivers. In just the past 30 days I have had three carriers call my office out of the blue with just one request; HELP! These three ... November 1st, 2011

Appeals Court Tosses Out EOBR’s

On August 26, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided against the Federal Motor Carrier Association’s (FMCSA) Final Rule No. 2004-18940, better known as the Electronic On Board Recorder (EOBR) rule set to take effect June ... October 1st, 2011

As Good As You Want to Be

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has embarked upon their Driver Image Campaign.  Their Image campaign is a concerted effort to improve the image of truck drivers to the general public and is supported by carriers and suppliers to the trucking ... September 1st, 2011

Perception is Believing

A new sheriff is in town and he wants to make you, the truck driver, look better to our politicians and the general public. Why in the world would the new sheriff want to take on the responsibility of ... August 1st, 2011

You Be the Judge.

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You be the Judge. Here are the facts Your Honor. Defendant was arrested for a major felony crime and given his Miranda Rights as prescribed by Miranda v. Arizona. While in the custody of police and in ... August 1st, 2010