May 2012 Magazine Archive
May 2012 Magazine Issue

Cover Story

OOIDA wins longstanding action involving Arctic Express, Comerica Bank and millions of dollars of long-overdue escrow

Can a motor carrier use escrow funds from its leased owner-operators' money to pay company debts? The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says that's flat wrong and for 15 years put its money and legal team where its mouth is in what has been the Association's lengthiest legal skirmish.

By Sandi Soendker

Hot Fuel

Retailers offer to settle in 'hot fuel' lawsuit
By David Tanner

Cash Crisis

Failure to launch
By Clarissa Kell-Holland

State Watch

OOIDA's state watch
By Keith Goble

Land Line exclusive

"Why me? I was a good driver."
By Charlie Morasch

Lending a Hand

Leap of faith
By Clarissa Kell-Holland

Speed Limiters

Canadian trucker presents 'defense of necessity' in speed-limiter case
By David Tanner

Search and Seizure

Warrantless search
By David Tanner

Mafia secrets
By Bryan “Boss Man” Martin

How much do you know about hepatitis C?
By John McElligott, MD

Bottom Line

Paul's Picks from TMC
By Paul Abelson 

Maintenance Q&A
By Paul Abelson 

A labor of love
By Jeff Barker

Tax tips 
By Howard Abrams

Road law
By Jeff McConnell and James Mennella 

Line One

Downshift
By Bill Hudgins

Journeys
By Karen Bartley

Roses & razzberries
By Terry Scruton

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