Demco Express

Jabin Bogan’s Mexico entry re-enacted

The latest news, from AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca in El Paso, Texas, notes that on July 5, U.S. truck driver Jabin Bogan's defense team gathered with local officials, prosecutors (which is trying Bogan on smuggling charges) and experts to "reenact" the alleged wrong turn that saw Bogan enter Mexico with a load of surplus ammunition bound for Phoenix Unfortunately, last week was a long-planned week off for myself and family and I missed the news ...

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Roadside Attractions

A coffee cup collection, the weird case of Jabin Bogan, when patriotism turns to trouble and other interesting trucking industry items, plus Truck Gauges and Truck Gallery are featured.

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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

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Mexican customs officials corroborate trucker’s story

Mexican officials said they told Jabin Bogan he could do a U-turn after crossing the Bridge of the Americas into Mexico and come back to Texas.

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FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico

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Bogan case: More reasons to choose a carrier carefully

The Bogan case may be best viewed in the context of tried-and-true advice: be smart and choosy about who you run for. You never know when you may need the boss to go to bat for you rather than hanging you out to dry by being forced out of business.

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DOT orders shutdown of Demco Express

FMCSA has ordered Demco Express, employer of the U.S. driver detained in Mexico, to shut down its operation immediately.

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More detail on driver stuck in a Mexico jail

A US truck driver mistakenly drove a truck loaded with ammunition across the border into Mexico and now sits in a Mexican jail. Why does he not have an attorney?

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