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Fraudulent CDL exam scheme used cameras, Bluetooth pencils, DOT reports

| January 23, 2015

The DOT announced recently that three people in New York have pleaded guilty to charges in a scheme in which test takers were provided answers to CDL examinations during the tests using equipment like cameras ...

Alleged kidnappers arrested at truck stop after tip from trucker

| January 09, 2015

Med examiner who scammed truckers fined $109k; carrier owner sentenced to probation for violating shutdown order

| January 06, 2015

The DOT recently reported action on several trucking-related criminal cases, including the potential finale to the Terri’s Farm horse-hauling saga and a plea deal made with a medical examiner defrauding truckers by falsely signing drug ...

FedEx Ground driver in stable condition after Memphis shooting

| December 19, 2014

Former Arrow Trucking head indicted on fraud charges tied to company’s demise

| December 11, 2014

The former president and CEO of Arrow Trucking was indicted by a Grand Jury Dec. 1 on charges stemming from his use of company money for personal expenses like weddings, luxury automobiles and credit card ...

Trucker fined $1.3M, sentenced to 22 years in prison for role in cargo theft ring

| December 11, 2014

A truck driver who was convicted earlier this year to conspiring to steal trucks, trailers and cargo over a 14-year period has been sentenced to 22 years in prison and has been ordered to pay ...

Recent cargo thefts a warning to carriers: Beware of cargo theft ‘red zone’

| November 20, 2014

Cargo theft tracking firm FreightWatch International issued an alert this week saying it has seen three “red zone” truckload thefts in the last three weeks, stemming from what it says is an “unusually high rate ...

Small fleet owners: Heads up on road service scam

| November 11, 2014

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