Watch on YouTube   Real Women in Trucking (RWIT) http://www.realwomenintrucking.org hosted a first time event at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) Read more https://askthetrucker.com/truck-drive… The REAL Women in Trucking organization hosted a Free Ice Cream Social during a “Hot Legal Topics for Truck Drivers” event that featured three top lawyers that fight for the […]

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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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During the Ask A Lawyer Event at the Great American Trucking show,  drivers sent in questions in advance. This was a question about drug test refusal. Here is the Questions: James went for a drug test but he was unable to provide enough of a specimen for the test. He was told he had to […]

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A major controversy existing is the use of cameras facing inward toward the professional driver.  Does it violate privacy? This is Part 3 of a series of video clips from the “Ask a Lawyer” educational session held for truck drivers during the Great American Truck Show in Dallas , Texas , August 2017 sponsored by […]

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During the Ask A Lawyer Event at the Great American Trucking show,  Drivers sent in questions in advance. This was a question from trucker  “Wayne” at the Lawyer Q & A regarding cash advance fees for money paid to him. He wanted to know if it’s legal? Sponsored by Craig Ackermann Esq., founder of the […]

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This is Part 2 of a video series from the “Ask a Lawyer – Q & A” held at the Great American Truck Show in Dallas, Texas, August 2017. Attorney Steven Arenson and Attorney Paul Taylor discuss recent sexual harassment/assault cases in major trucking fleets that train student truck drivers. REAL Women in Trucking had […]

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RWIT  hosted the Ask a Lawyer – Q & A” for drivers. President and founder, Desiree Wood, moderated the event.  This is the unedited video of the Lawyer Q & A educational session held for truck drivers at the Great American Truck Show in Dallas Texas August 2017 sponsored by Ackermann & Tilajef. Attorney’s Steven […]

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