News & Reports

Preparing your Drivers for Deposition

Doug Marcello, a shareholder with the law firm of Saxton & Stump and chief legal officer of Bluewire, is a trucking defense attorney with a CDL. He had represented trucking clients across the country, having been specially admitted for cases in 35 states. Doug...

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10 laws that changed how trucking works

A look back at some of the top labor issues in the freight-hauling industry since deregulation in the 1980s—and even before—as well as the notable impacts of ongoing worker and driver challenges. FleetOwner Staff Although the federal government doesn’t regulate labor...

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Cell Phone Distraction: A Cautionary Tale

Marc Green This is an abbreviated, edited excerpt from Roadway Human Factors: From Science To Application, 2nd edition, 2022 (hopefully). To aid the causal reader, most references are not included. The original text contains the fully referenced version.  Cell...

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Personal Conveyance: How and When to Use It

Personal conveyance: How and when to use it Ryan Witkowski With strict regulations for hours-of-service, the use of personal conveyance can be an important tool for truckers. However, it can be a confusing area for some. Personal conveyance is used to account for the...

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