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 drink water and take another test. During this time he saw his car being towed away and went outside for a moment. He was fired for “Drug Testing Refusal” , Is it legal?

REAL Women in Trucking had their 1st exhibit booth  at the Great American Truck Show August 24-26, 2017 and presented at the GATS Center Stage, the Lady Trucker Discussion Panel   Craig Ackermann Esq. , founder of the law firm Ackermann & Tilajef,P.C and Attorney Paul Taylor of Truckers Justice Center. sponsored both events.

Expert attorneys on hand included Paul Taylor and Peter Lavoie from Minnesota-based Truckers Justice Center and Steve Arenson from the New York City-based Arenson, Dittmar & Karman firm. They addressed driver inquiries on a variety of topics, including sexual harassment, employment labor, lease violations, DAC reporters, misclassified drivers, and more.

Special thank to James “Tex” Crowley of Texomatic Pictures LLC for recording the event.
Texomatic Video Website

Watch the entire video series for RWIT- GATS 2017

Read more about the Event in full “Ask A Lawyer Event comes to GATS”


GATS 2017 Ask a Lawyer Event – Is This A Drug Test Refusal?