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Whistleblower protection for truckers

January 15, 2020

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Land Line Now, Jan. 15, 2020.

 

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If you’ve ever hesitated to report bad behavior by your carrier for fear of retaliation, whistleblower protections are in place to help you.

Whistleblower protection


I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

A bridge scandal has its day in court, the FMCSA shuts down a motor carrier ,and an ATM goes for a ride – it’s today’s trucking news.


II. Whistleblower protection for truckers

If you’ve ever found yourself holding back on reporting bad behavior for fear of retaliation from the company, you should know that there are whistleblower protections in place to help you.


III. A freight rate slowdown could be ahead

Rates continue to rise in the first full week of January, but a slowdown may be coming. Also, Wyoming lawmakers are considering whether to toll Interstate 80. And diesel prices drop across most of the country as oil goes on a five day losing streak.


IV. Study – public may support gas tax hike

A university study presented this week offers a glimpse of how a fuel tax increase will play with the public.


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Clarification: In our newscast story, the lane closures affected access to the George Washington Bridge from the town of Fort Lee, N.J.

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