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Scam alert: Woman posing as doctor giving bogus med exams to truckers

| July 02, 2014

The DOT has circulated reports warning drivers of a scam involving a Pennsylvania woman who is posing as a doctor and offering cheap — though bogus — health exams to truck drivers.

Feb.-April cargo theft report: Thefts fall, loss value jumps

| June 04, 2014

In the rolling quarter from February-April, 178 cargo thefts were reported in the U.S. with an average value loss of $245,000, according to FreightWatch International. Here's a breakdown of the type and location of loads ...

Driver injured after roadside stop leads to police altercation

| May 27, 2014

Court upholds trucker’s death penalty conviction

| May 12, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed the death sentence of a trucker convicted for the 2007 murders of his boss and the company safety director.

Cargo theft incidents drop, value rises as food, home loads remain hot targets

| May 05, 2014

In the first three months of the year, 206 cargo thefts were reported in the U.S. with an average value per load of $207,982, according to FreightWatch International's quarterly theft report. Here's a breakdown of ...

‘Ice Road’ star charged with kidnapping Vegas prostitute ‘Snow White’

| April 21, 2014

Scam alert: Fake recruiter asking driver trainees for money

| April 21, 2014

The Commercial Vehicle Training Association relayed the following bulletin April 21: A scammer posing as a recruiter from Knight Transportation is getting names and numbers from driving schools and then is contacting drivers to offer ...

Massachusetts fleet owner gets fine, probation for bribing FMCSA inspector

| April 15, 2014

A Massachusetts trucking company owner has received one year’s probation and a $1,000 fine for bribing a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspector.

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