Small Fleet Summit: What happens when your truck is carrying drugs at border

Lawyer Su Ross during the FreightWaves Small Fleets and Owner-Operator Summit discussing drug seizures at the Border

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: What small fleets and owner-operators need to know when trucks get caught with drugs at the U.S. borders.

DETAILS: Drug seizures from commercial trucks have surged at the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico since 2020, when restrictions for nonessential travel took effect in response to COVID-19. The drivers themselves can face arrest and prosecution, while tractors and trailers can be seized for extended periods of time. But in some cases, the drivers are unaware of their...

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