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NJ dump truck driver, small fleet owner arrested for more than $60k in unpaid tolls

He was pulled over, and authorities found the E-ZPass account had been revoked and suspended with more than 500 violations. He was arrested on the scene.

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Trucking rap sheet: CDL schemes, drug testing fraud, fuel tax fraud, more

Investigations revealed a CDL testing scheme in California, drug testing schemes in California and Missouri and more.

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Cargo theft incidents increase in third quarter, values fall

During 2017’s third quarter, the cargo theft recording firm saw a total of 160 cargo thefts with an average loss value per theft of $117,137. Even though the number of thefts were up quarter-over-quarter, the value of thefts was down 17 percent.

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N.Y. attack highlights danger of weaponized trucks, attacker once a truck driver

Notes on Tuesday's Manhattan terrorist attack: The suspect is a Class A CDL holder and once employed as a truck operator. The attack also underscores the dangers of the potential for trucks to be used as weapons to carry out terrorism.

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Trucker charged for threatening to kill Trump

According to court documents, James Anthony Jackson repeatedly called and told Secret Service agents in Chicago and Detroit that he was going to kill the president.

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CargoNet launches tool to help identify theft risk by route

Cargo theft tracking and reporting firm CargoNet announced Monday it has upgraded its system to provide a new online tool, dubbed RouteSearch, to detect risk of cargo theft incident by carriers’ and drivers’ routes.

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Trucking rap sheet: Trucker leads police on chase, med examiner sentenced for fraud

A trucker led police on a two-state chase, an Atlanta doctor was sentenced for falsifying DOT medical exams, a South Georgia nurse pleaded guilty to falsifying medical exams and a Canadian fleet was ordered to pay $350,000 in back wages to temporary foreign workers.

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Trucker involved in grisly illegal alien smuggling operation will not face death penalty

Trucker James Matthew Bradley Jr. faces seven counts for his alleged involvement in an illegal immigrant smuggling operation with the possibility of life in prison. The government announced it will not seek the death penalty.

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Trucker, Army veteran gunned down in possible road rage incident in Omaha

James Womack, 32, was shot in the back three times near the truck he drove for Hill Brothers Transportation Monday, Sept. 18. According to the Omaha World-Herald, a witness said Womack confronted the driver of a pickup truck and was walking back to his truck when he was shot.

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Trucking rap sheet: Trucking co. owners indicted for evading OOS order, bribery scheme, more

Utah trucking company owners were indicted for allegedly evading an out-of-service order, Virginia trucking company owners were indicted for a bribery scheme with Virginia DOT employees and a former FMCSA employee was convicted of bank fraud.

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