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Category: Logbook Violations

Why Are Truck Drivers Falsifying Their Logbooks? What Is Being Done About It?

Posted on December 18, 2017 in Logbook Violations

Year after year the most common violations by truck drivers found during road checks are what are known as hours of service violations. The law sets very strict rules for the hours that truck drivers may spend on duty, hours that may be spent driving, and hours of rest they must take between shifts. These laws protect all of us from the dangers of fatigued truck drivers, who pose a greater risk of causing an accident that can result in catastrophic consequences for all involved. When those requirements are not met, many truck drivers turn to falsifying their logbooks in… read more