FMCSA Again Delays Rollout of Online DOT Registration System

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has again delayed implementation of the final stage of its Unified Registration System for new motor carriers. Completion of the URS rollout had last been scheduled for January 14, 2017, a date announced back in July. Prior to that, the implementation date had been… Continue reading

One Medical Examiner Gets Arrested And 8,000 Drivers May Need New Medical Exams

One former medical examiner will certainly be getting coal in his stocking this Christmas season after allegedly failing to conduct proper DOT physicals which could mean between 6,000 and 8,000 drivers may need to undergo new medical exams. Dr. Anthony Lefteris, a 71-year old chiropractor from Atlanta, Georgia, has been… Continue reading

Did This Carrier Close And Reopen Under New Name To Avoid Paying Drivers?

Investigators are currently looking in to claims that a Minnesota trucking company which suddenly closed its doors just before Thanksgiving may have reincarnated under a new name in an attempt to avoid paying money it owed to its drivers. In a statement published at the beginning of December, Lt. Governor… Continue reading

Trucking Co. Headquarters Raided By Secret Service, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation

The headquarters of a carrier based in Dayton, Ohio have been raided by the Secret Service and agents from Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation. It is important to note that the Secret Service is involved in more than just its most well-known job of protecting current, former, and future presidents…. Continue reading