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Moving Company Executives Charged With Fraud

NEW YORK, NY ( (Source: USDOJ) — A Hewlett, New York, man and a Haledon, New Jersey, woman appeared in federal court today on fraud charges for allegedly extorting customers of their moving company, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Lior Atiyas, 42, a/k/a “David Cohen,” and Lola Larios 36, a/k/a “Michelle Jacobs,” are each charged by complaint with one count

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FMCSA Grants Exemption To American Pyrotechnics Association

WASHINGTON, DC ( — FMCSA announces its decision to grant the American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) an exemption from the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations that require a motor carrier to install and require each of its drivers to use an electronic logging device (ELD) to record the driver’s HOS. APA requested the exemption for APA member companies currently holding an exemption from

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MN DOT Warns Truckers Of Fraudulent FMCSA Letter

ST. PAUL, MN ( (Source: MNDOT) — MnDOT is getting calls from registered motor carriers who received a letter requesting them to update their USDOT information online. One such letter is from, which is not affiliated in any way with MnDOT or the USDOT. The letter indicates the motor carrier will be fined or their USDOT number will be deactivated

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Joe Fried, Michael Leizerman Among First Board Certified Truck Accident Attorneys

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NEW YORK, NY ( — Noted truck accident attorneys Joseph Fried and Michael Leizerman are among the first nine attorneys in the United States achieving “Board Certification” in Truck Accident law. The Board Certification is the first and only American Bar Association accreditation for Truck Accident Law in the nation. The inaugural group of just nine attorneys represents the stringent

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Trucking Attorneys Gather In Nashville For Annual Symposium

NASHVILLE, TN ( — From analyzing telematics to learning the best techniques for deposing experts in a trucking crash case, nearly 300 attorneys from across the United States are meeting in Nashville this week for the annual Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) symposium. Founded by nationally renowned Truck Accident Attorneys Joe Fried and Michael Leizerman, the ATAA promotes safety

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Truckers Warned: Massive Police Safety Operation Underway Nationally Labor Day Weekend

LANSING, MI ( — We’re publishing the advisory from Michigan State Police, but agencies nationwide are preparing to take part in a national campaign for traffic safety over the Labor Day Holiday. The Labor Day holiday weekend is one of the deadliest travel periods of the year. The Michigan State Police (MSP) is reminding motorists to be responsible and make

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