M Trucking Corp. of St. Agatha, ME, reportedly has agreed to permanently
shut down operations after pleading guilty in April to falsifying
records. L & M employed four drivers and operated three trucks
and five trailers.
a driver and company president, reportedly was sentenced in federal
court in Bangor July 24 to three years probation and a $2,000
fine. The charges stemmed from apparent attempts to evade federal
and state hours-of-service regulations.
federal officials performed a compliance review of L & M and
found numerous violations. Almost half of the company's drivers'
logs reportedly were missing, and many that were found were false.
The review also found that about 80 percent of fuel and toll receipts
were hole-punched to obscure the date and time they were issued.