Tag: OSHA

Illinois State Police arrested a truck driver on drug trafficking charges after finding a large amount of suspected cocaine/fentanyl during a routine roadside CMV inspection.
A trucking company in Illinois used earpieces to help CDL test takers cheat in exchange for money, new court documents reveal.  Mykola Datkun, the owner of Maximum Services Inc. in Island Lake, Illinois appeared in a Chicago...

What To Do If Your Company Requires You To Drive Unsafe Equipment

Over the years, we've received numerous messages from drivers who say that their employers are requiring them to drive unsafe equipment -- we've even...

VIDEO: This Two Forklift Method Is Probably Not OSHA Approved

Watch as these movers get creative as they use a two forklift method to load a crate into a truck's trailer.  

OSHA To Investigate After Worker Dies After Being Found In Tanker

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will be investigating the death of an employee found in a tanker at a Missouri business yesterday. A man...

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Sided With TransAm In “Freezing Trucker” Case

President Trump ran his campaign on the promise to help blue collar workers, but his Supreme Court nomination Judge Neil Gorsuch sided with the...

Worker Killed Trying To Guide Truck Into Loading Dock

Federal authorities are investigating a workplace accident in which a Massachusetts man was killed when he fell while trying to guide a semi into...

Missouri Trucker Killed Unloading Large Pipe

A Missouri trucker lost his life today when he was struck by a large pipe that he was off-loading from his truck. The accident happened...

Court Sides With Trucker Who Abandoned Trailer In Sub-Zero Weather Conditions

The U.S. Court of Appeals has sided with a truck driver who was fired after  abandoning his trailer on the side of the road after...

Man Dies After Being Run Over By Yard Hopper At North Carolina Trucking Company

A man was killed last night when he was run over by the yard hopper that he was using to move trailers from a...

Trucker Fired For Refusing To Drive Unsafely Wins His Job Back

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration sided with a truck driver who was fired for refusing to violate HOS regulations,...

OSHA: Trucker Fired For Demanding A Safe Truck

OSHA has sided with a truck driver who was fired after he reported numerous safety defects on his truck and requested a safe vehicle...

FMCSA Publishes Final ‘Driver Coercion’ Rule

The FMCSA this morning announced a final rule to help protect drivers from being coerced into violating federal safety regulations has been published in the Federal Register.

OSHA Demands Trucking Company Stop Retaliating Against Sick Truck Drivers

For the second time, OSHA has ordered Oak Harbor Freight Lines to stop retaliating against truck drivers who are too sick or fatigued to drive.

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