Trucking employment law attorney, Paul Taylor joins us as our special guest to further discuss the legal rights of professional truck drivers. Topics will include drivers' rights under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act as it relates to prohibiting motor carriers from retaliating against commercial drivers for filing complaints regarding violations of the commercial vehicle safety regulations.
We will also discuss recent cases and various legal concerns such as if law enforcement officers have the right to search the sleeper of the CMV. Mr. Taylor specializes in the following areas of trucking law: refusal to drive, commercial truck lease disputes, drug and alcohol testing and the DAC report. His practice is with the Law Office of Taylor & Associates, Ltd., in Burnsville, Minnesota through the Truckers Justice Center which focuses its legal practice on employment law for commercial truck drivers across the nation. Closing Song: When the Big Rig's Don't Roll by Allen & Ayers Productions.