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Truck Driver Imprisoned for Falsifying His Driver’s Log

Robert J. McClafferty, a truck driver for Ontelaunee Transport Services, Inc., of Kempton, PA, was ordered by a U.S. District Court judge in Philadelphia, PA, to serve a 10-month prison sentence for making false statements in his drive’s daily logbook. McClafferty is one of seven Ontelaunee truck drivers who pleaded guilty to falsifying the entries to conceal the fact that they were driving over the maximum number of hours allowed under FMCSA regulations, thereby jeopardizing public safety. He pleaded guilty on September 8.