jabin bogan

Mexico retains U.S. trucker after prison release

The mother of the Dallas trucker says Mexico has given little explanation for holding her 27-year -old son Jabin Akeem Bogan following completion of his seven-month prison sentence in Veracruz.

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Jabin Bogan’s charge reduced

Dallas native Jabin Bogan's mother Aletha Smith visited the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas: her son may get back home sooner than later, she says.

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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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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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Channel 19’s Friday trucking news quiz

A brief quiz on the week's news -- play yourself! Post answers in the comments here then go back through the past week's blog entries to check your results. Get all five without cheating? You might be my best reader. 4: A Channel 19 regular, no doubt. 3: Thanks for reading! 2: Where have you been? 1: You know, you really could look into feeding the blog into your mobile RSS reader. 0: Um, mind ...

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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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‘Bring Jabin home’ — rally around jailed driver continues

Yesterday, May 10, Allen and Donna Smith of the Truth About Trucking advocacy organization and AsktheTrucker.com hosted a who's who of folks involved in the case of Demco Transportation driver Jabin Bogan, who is still being held by Mexican authorities after inadvertently proceeding to the border at El Paso/Juarez while toting a load of military-grade ammunition (bill of lading pictured). Their latest edition of the Truth About Trucking Live online radio program can be heard ...

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Website rallies for release of U.S. trucker

A former driver calls on the trucking community to gather efforts in support of the U.S. trucker detained in Mexico.

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