Fighting back against a crooked Trucking Company

by Robin
(Caldwell Idaho U.S.A)

I am a trucker's wife and I am very frustrated with an Idaho Trucking Company that my husband used to work for.

He was getting $100.00 a week paychecks.Their payroll was 3 weeks behind. Their trucks were always breaking down and he had to work with faulty equipment.

He had to clean several trucks before he could drive them. Some of the truck drivers left their jugs of pee in hot closed up trucks that were broken down.

The mattress looked like it had been peed on. The company exposed my husband to a bio-hazard situation by having him transport a driver seat that was in a wreck from Tennesee to Denver.

The driver in that seat cut his leg open. It was wrapped in plastic but as soon as he pulled into the yard he was taken away to the hospital for a Hep-C test & shot. His truck was plastered with bio-hazard stickers and parked. My husband's dispatcher told him to rip those stickers off and get moving. There was no regard whatsoever for his safety.

He finally quit the company last august but in Feb. of this year he recieved a letter from the owner of the company saying that it was discovered in their books that there was $2,000.00 worth of damage done to the truck he was driving and they wanted it paid. There was no itemized list or repair bills or anything. It just said you owe this money.

Today my husband got a call from the collection agency about that bill. Still, no explanation as to what this is all about. What do we do?

We were told that this company has at least 29 complaints with the Labor board. I can see this going to court because we do not owe this money. What can we do? Their driver turnover is outrageous.

We have sent letters to the Attorney General, the Better Busisness Bureau and the labor board.

Thanks for any help.

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Sep 20, 2015
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panther expedited.money hiesting ring aganst the poor drivers. NEW
by: Anonymous

panther expedited is the new biggest scam operation in the cargo van and trucking industry.the company panther pickles the driver in between the van owner.which is aka "the fleet manager".They simply pass the buck back and forth playing supper dumb when you are trying to get your money pryd out of ther greedy hands,which you will not ever get.I called dispatch on my fleet mannager about he is probably on some hard drugs not paying me.missing money every payday. im talking hundreds into the thousands.they say "Oooooh, we dont get involved.But if something seems funny with the load they call me asap.they also say we dont talk to drivers. im like WTF!!!!!!I wish everyone could see how ugly these people talk to and treat ther drivers.They are spineless rich upperclass arrogant kids ruining good people and ther familys.

Sep 20, 2015
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panther expedited.money hiesting ring aganst the poor drivers. NEW
by: Anonymous

panther expedited is the new biggest scam operation in the cargo van and trucking industry.the company panther pickles the driver in between the van owner.which is aka "the fleet manager".They simply pass the buck back and forth playing supper dumb when you are trying to get your money pryd out of ther greedy hands,which you will not ever get.I called dispatch on my fleet mannager about he is probably on some hard drugs not paying me.missing money every payday. im talking hundreds into the thousands.they say "Oooooh, we dont get involved.But if something seems funny with the load they call me asap.they also say we dont talk to drivers. im like WTF!!!!!!I wish everyone could see how ugly these people talk to and treat ther drivers.They are spineless rich upperclass arrogant kids ruining good people and ther familys.

Jun 30, 2014
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minstar transport ,21 NEW
by: Anonymous

avoid this driving company at all cost these are nothing but crooks crooks

Jun 30, 2014
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minstar transport ,21 NEW
by: Anonymous

avoid this driving company at all cost these are nothing but crooks crooks

Sep 05, 2011
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Fighting Back
by: Robin

Well, my husband got another call from the collection agency concerning this money that is supposedly owed to his former company. Still there is no itemized bill or explanation for what or why he should pay this. How do we put a stop to it? Any suggestions? Can't afford a lawyer, so what now?

Jul 22, 2011
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OOIDA CROOKS
by: Anonymous

OOIDA ARE THE BIGGEST CROOKS IN THE UNITED STATES, THEY TAKE DUES FROM TRUCKERS, FILE A FRIVOLOUS LAWSUIT AGAINST SOME TRUCKING COMPANY AND NEVER GET THE OWNER OPERATOR NOTHING. THESE PEOPLE HAVE NEVER EVEN DRIVEN A TRUCK BEFORE. THESE GUYS ARE CROOKS.

Jun 08, 2011
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Fighting Back
by: Rob

I contacted the OOIDA and was told my husband needed a Transportation lawyer. If we could afford a lawyer this would have been wrapped up along time ago. They were no help at all.

I do like the website truckerreport.com. I have gotten a lot of response from other drivers. This is a really good website.

My husband is working for a fantastic company now. He is treated very well. I guess we just needed to weed thru the crap to get this far.

Thanks again,

Rob

May 09, 2011
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Bad Company
by: Anonymous

The company is Cargo Express out of Boise Id.

Apr 19, 2011
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Fighting back
by: Anonymous

Please by all means tell us the name of this company, help someone else who many need the warning to stay a way from companies like that.

Apr 14, 2011
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Fighting Back
by: Anonymous

So far you have done everything you can do, do not pay, they can't prove your husband did this to these trucks and with the time span that it took for them to even send that letter they don't have a leg to stand on, i would also report this trucking company to OOIDA, they will look into it there also there for company drivers as well and you don't have to be a member, go on to truckers report.com and list your complaint there as well, GOOD LUCK

Apr 01, 2016
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Crooked Trucking Companies NEW
by: Robert Snyder

Why is Hoosier Trade Winds Logistics, Arcadia, Ind. still not shut down?!! They are one of the most crooked trucking companies out there!!

Jul 04, 2015
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Unscrupulous Trucking Companies NEW
by: Robert Snyder

I have worked for this company in Arcadia, Indiana. I have been working with them for two months now and have received vertically nothing. While I have made them over twenty thousand dollars. I am going to loose my new car, I lost my home and ALL my possessions. I am going to have to file bankruptcy, because I know enabled to pay any bills. What makes it even worse is that they laughed at me, the second I that they claim that they are CHRISTIANS!!!!???? BULLSH%T !!!!!!!

Jul 04, 2015
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Unscrupulous Trucking Companies NEW
by: Robert Snyder

I have worked for this company in Arcadia, Indiana. I have been working with them for two months now and have received vertically nothing. While I have made them over twenty thousand dollars. I am going to loose my new car, I lost my home and ALL my possessions. I am going to have to file bankruptcy, because I know enabled to pay any bills. What makes it even worse is that they laughed at me, the second I that they claim that they are CHRISTIANS!!!!???? BULLSH%T !!!!!!!

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