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Karl F.'s Comment
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I applied for a trucking company that turns out to be a one man operation, and very shady,, he paid for my flight to texas without filling out applications or taking a drug test, he did not pay for my motel and after 5 loads some out of state in a day cab only no edl , I told him I needed to be paid and that I would not work for him or give him the POD'S, after 5 days of him making all kinds of threats to me I said I was just going to report him to Texas employment commission, yesterday, Thursday he sent me a text saying he need the original POD's, to get paid, I told him the amount that he owed me and he said he was not paying me that ans if I reported him that he was going to put on the clearinghouse that I refused drug test and to fill out application, , I told him that this is now going to be a legal issue,, this morning I got up looking at messages and one from the clearinghouse saying that I can not drive because I refused to take a drug, test, he never made me a appointment or took me to dot approved facility to be tested, I am stuck in mesquite tx and have enough money for 4 more days of motel and now not allowed to drive, i don't know what to do,, i am in a tough situation,

Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.


Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Rob T.'s Comment
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Do you still have the texts? I'd suggest you reach out to FMCSA so it doesn't show up on your record. This is from the clearinghouse



Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)

The CSA is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) initiative to improve large truck and bus safety and ultimately reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities that are related to commercial motor vehicle


Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

The FMCSA was established within the Department of Transportation on January 1, 2000. Their primary mission is to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries.

What Does The FMCSA Do?

  • Commercial Drivers' Licenses
  • Data and Analysis
  • Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement
  • Research and Technology
  • Safety Assistance
  • Support and Information Sharing


Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Dan F.'s Comment
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You’re going to need to get a lawyer and you were going to have to sue him, and you’re gonna have to put a police report and you want to be a witness in the criminal case in the criminal case needs to finish before the civil case because you will use that information in the civil case to own his company.

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