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Scams take aim at truckers’ wallets

May 29, 2020

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Land Line Now, May 29, 2020.

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Scammers frequently target truckers in an effort to make a dishonest buck. We’ll cover some of the most common scams now. Also, more masks for truckers.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Protesters shut down highways in several cities; more masks are on the way from the DOT; and a 15-year Army vet becomes even more of a hero in Kansas – it’s today’s news in trucking.


II. Scams that target truckers

Scammers are always trying to make a dishonest buck. And truckers end up being a frequent target. We’ll cover some of the scams going after your wallet right now.


III. Broker problems and hours of service confusion

Jon Osburn is headed west, and hearing more from truckers about broker problems and confusion regarding changes to the hours of service.


IV. More masks headed out to truckers

The U.S. Department of Transportation has already sent millions of protective masks to truckers, and now they plan to send millions more. Also, a plan is hatched to move important bills through Congress more quickly.


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