We All Wear Masks
In 1994, actor Jim Carey starred in a comedy called “The Mask.” Carey plays character Stanley Ipkiss who has a reserved, vanilla personality and lackluster social life. He locates a magical mask containing the spirit of Loki, a Norse god […]Read more
When is a CDL Required?
The world of truck enforcement is a world of never ending questions. Most people will agree the second heaviest regulated industry in the United States needs rules and regulations. Most people will also agree there is a great deal of […]Read more
Few words carry as much weight to a Commercial Motor Vehicle driver as hearing a Trooper say their vehicle is “out of service”, or OOS. Downtime, repairs, lost profit, adverse Compliance Safety Accountability scores and insurance rates are all things […]Read more
Ask any law enforcement officer, and if they’re willing to be honest, they will admit there’s an endless competition between police officers and fire fighters. Sometimes this competition is as simple as poking fun at the differences between assignments. Other […]Read more
No License Required
Illinois, at its core, is an agrarian state. A great portion of its commerce is driven by agriculture. Generations of agricultural families are rooted deep in communities and share their name with some of the most traveled local roads. Local […]Read more
No one can discount the fact truck drivers and company owners have a tough job. Balancing local, state and federal regulations with the media’s understanding of those same regulations can make one’s head spin. Often times these regulations are at […]Read more
Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase: “It’s better to be judged by 12 then carried by 6.” This refers to the hope the decisions you make may save your life, but could put you in legal jeopardy. The vast majority would […]Read more
Don’t Be A Punchline
It’s that time of year again: another Super Bowl has come and gone. Who doesn’t love a good commercial? Whether your team was in the big game or not, we all seemed to enjoy the game breaks featuring new zany […]Read more
Who’s Got Your Ear?
Let’s get back to the basics. It seems among the general trucking population, including the unschooled law enforcement officers, there’s a disconnect between those who truly need a CDL and those who do not. Despite the many resources available, everyone […]Read more
Prove Your Legal Presence
Who are you? Your identity is everything to you. It could be your career, your faith, your last name, your facial hair (it is Movember by the way) by which you place the most importance identifier. In business world, the […]Read more