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Posts Tagged ‘hours of service violation’

Update: Bus company manager gets 14 months in prison for lying on log books

Written by Steve Gursten Posted March 19th, 2014

In addition to Wisla Express being ordered to pay $75,000 in penalties, Dariusz Szteborowski was given jail time for lying to FMSCA

Wisla Express fined by FMSCA

As an attorney who litigates often terrible crashes involving buses and trucks, it’s not unusual to find these companies lying on their log books, maintenance records, and driver investigations and audits.  In fact, … Read More

Nebraska truck accident costs 4 innocent lives, puts careless trucker in prison for 20 years

Written by Steve Gursten Posted November 14th, 2013

A truck driver who violates  hours of service rules has been sentenced to 20 years for vehicular manslaughter after he fell asleep behind the wheel

truck driver joseph slezak

I was teaching at the Trucking Seminar last week on hours of service issues and log violations, when a Nebraska lawyer told me about this.  The story in WOWT News, … Read More