Can I be fired for refusing to take a load with a truck that doesnt have an operating jake break an air leak transmission oil and has had the def system deleted. He constantly wants me to cheat my log book when heavy the transmission feels like it is goin

I was fired because I refused a load with a truck that was not dot compliant it had oil leak transmission leak deleted def system and the jake break wasnt working most of the time the load weighed 43k lbs and going to go thru very tough mountains

1 answer  |  asked Jan 6, 2020 6:40 PM [EST]  |  applies to Kansas

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Neil Klingshirn
The Surface Transportation Assistance Act protects truck drivers who refuse to drive unsafe trucks.

Paul Taylor from Trucker’s Justice Center handles these claims nationwide.

posted by Neil Klingshirn  |  Jan 7, 2020 10:42 AM [EST]

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