Touch a Truck

Safety, education rule the day at Landmark Park event DOTHAN, Ala. — It was a day filled with wonder and excitement. Wide-eyed youngsters inspected the controls of a helicopter, looked around in an ambulance and toured the inside of a Homeland Security vehicle. These were just some of the more than 30 vehicles that were on…

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OSHA orders Tennessee fleet to reinstate whistleblower

The Dept. of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ordered Brush Creek-based trucking company Mark Alvis Inc. to reinstate a former truck driver and pay him more than $180,000 in back pay, interest, and compensatory and punitive damages. OSHA determined the company illegally terminated him for refusal to drive while fatigued and ill…

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