It’s the dead of summer and a truckload of fresh beef is making its way from the Texas Panhandle to a distribution center in Tennessee. Somewhere around mile 670, in western Arkansas, the truck breaks down.

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A quick assessment by the driver reveals it’s a major breakdown and…

In 2006 when an E. coli outbreak linked to fresh spinach spurred recalls, some truckers were left holding the bag, semi-trailers full of bags of spinach that shippers refused to take back and receivers refused to take. semitruckmoving-406 Commercial drivers and members of the national trade association OOIDA (Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association) called the organization’s…