Our friends over at truck-drivers-money-saving-tips.com have put together a great article on the dangers of dishonest bookkeeping. Here’s an excerpt:
The Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Transportation formerly listed this:
Stanley N. Waddy Jr., a former commercial trucker for Tapscott Trucking in Thornburg, VA, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia to time served in prison on state charges (16 months) and put on five years of probation. Waddy pleaded guilty on January 5 to ten counts of making false statements to DOT for falsifying his driver logbook to hide how long he had been driving without rest.
As reported on May 7, 2012, a truck driver was sentenced to “18 months in a federal lockup” after pleading guilty to “federal charges he had falsified his driver’s logs” when he was involved in a 2009 accident that killed a businessman and seriously injured the car’s passenger.
Read the rest of this insightful article here.