Paul Taylor of Truckers Justice Center talks to us about truck leasing, including those not sponsored by trucking companies. Most veteran drivers know that carrier truck leases are designed to fail. But there are leases not associated directly with a carrier who will also set you up to fail.   Mr. Taylor gives tips before […]

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“What you receive if a Whistleblower case is won” Part 3 Paul Taylor of TruckersJusticCenter provides examples of what you can win under the truck driver whistleblower act (STAA) if you can prove your protected activity  is connected to retaliation. If you win it is mandatory that your employer offer you your job back, even […]

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Paul Taylor of Truckers Justice Center explains How truckers win their case under Whistleblowers Protection-STAA What drivers have to prove under the STAA? Part 2 The Truck Driver Whistleblower Act (STAA) What do you have to prove under the statute?  Paul explains in detail how a drivers’ protected activity is protected by adverse action under the […]

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Part 1 The Truck Driver Whistleblower Act – STAA United States Department of Labor- Occupational Safety and Health Administration – Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) 49 U.S.C. §31105 Part 1 Paul Taylor explains protections for truck drivers from retaliation under STAA (Surface Transportation Assistance Act) Complaints to Government or Employer Testimony in a Grievance Proceeding […]

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Benefits of side underride guards for semitrailers There’s a difference between a fiberglass side skirt intended to improve aerodynamics and an Underride Protection Device. New IIHS tests show how a well-­built side underride guard can prevent a passenger vehicle from sliding beneath the side of a semitrailer. The tests mark the first time that IIHS […]

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Three young women — along with thousands of other people — lost their lives when their cars went under trucks. There are solutions. They are called Underrides. They aren’t forced to be put on every truck. Why not? This may help you understand “why not”  .Underride Guard Mandate: A Counterargument to Industry Opposition Sign the […]

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How to avoid problems with aftertreatment systems and how not to be gauged by shops Joe Hoovestol of Lone Mountain Truck Leasing (LMTL)  gives expert advice on Aftertreatment Systems. Aftertreatment systems reduces emissions and traps soot, but what can go wrong with these expensive systems?  If something does goes wrong, how much will it cost […]

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OTR is not an easy job. A look at just some of the many products offered by RoadPro Brands which have helped professional drivers for many years.Thank you RoadPro for all you do to help and support our truckers. (22)

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Thank you Truckers from RoadPro Brands. As RoadPro contributes and helps many charities, they NEVER forget Truckers,the men and women who make it all possible. (26)

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Drivers unite as two year battle against truckers reaches Senate The War on Truckers, States’ Rights, and American wages The fight continues towards one of the most heated debates in trucking, the addition of the anti-trucker wage amendment known as the Denham Amendment. ATA has lobbied hard supporting the Denham Amendment. Truckers and their supporters […]

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