Should Agents be 100% liable for their customer’s Bad Debts? Imagine one of your largest customers going belly up… and they owe you and your Broker company $50,000.00… You soon learn there is no hope of collecting any of the money owed… Who should pay for that bad debt? It should be split the same way […]
In an moment of, what we can only call road rage inspired insanity, a motorist in Salt Lake City became enraged when a semi-truck changed lanes in front of their car. Instead of simply slowing down and giving the truck room, they decided to get “revenge” on the truck driver. The small red car passed […]
Congress approved the Highway Bill, and President Obama is set to sign it on Friday, July 6, 2012. The report contains the TIA-OOIDA-ATA compromise language almost exactly. How will this affect you? Read the great blog post and summary from DAT.com. Leave a comment below and let us know what you think!
Well, it’s official. Effective January 3, 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and others implemented a rule banning the use of cell phones while driving for all commercial truck drivers. Violations can be severe – up to $2,750 fine for each offense and possible commercial license suspension for multiple […]
Winford Dallas JONES, Plaintiff, v. Loretta M. D’SOUZA, Personal Representative of the Estate of Kristina Mae Arciszewski, deceased, et al., Defendants. Sept. 11, 2007. GLEN E. CONRAD, United States District Judge. This personal injury action arose from a serious accident involving two tractor-trailers that occurred on the night of September 12, 2004, in Wythe County. […]
Freight Broker Agent
If the Shipper gives notice to ALL parties (the broker and/or the carrier) that if the load misses its appointment time that there will be penalties assessed of $____ per day or $____ hour UP FRONT (notice of “foreseeable damages”) prior to the truck even being dispatched, and ALL parties agree to these terms, then the […]
A truck has the right to deliver the freight in a reasonable period of time. The driver of the truck must act in the best interest of the public. He must drive safe, obey the speed limit, follow the HOS (hours of service) regulations, and follow local laws while making every reasonable effort to deliver your […]