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About Us

The Trucking Experts is a company that offers advice on all things trucking. We specialize in safety, training, and Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance. We can design and manage safety and compliance programs for a range of clients, from small, privately owned businesses to large companies.

We serve private fleets, for-hire fleets, and law firms in 48 states. With our expertise and knowledge of transportation safety and compliance management, we are your go-to business for all your safety, compliance, and expert witness needs.

Meet Our Founder

Dr. Maxine Sears

Dr. Sears has been in the transportation industry for more than 25 years. She entered the industry after an honorable discharge from the US Navy. She has 11 years of experience as an over-the-road driver and driver trainer.

While driving with a less-than-truckload (LTL) company, Dr. Sears was able to pursue her degrees during the day while working at night. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Peirce College, graduating cum laude. Additionally, she has a Master of Science with a major in Business Management and a minor in HR Management, graduating magna cum laude at Nova Southeastern University. She ultimately completed her educational goals by obtaining a Doctor of Education degree with a major in Organizational Leadership, graduating magna cum laude.

Her career covers employment as a transportation specialist at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) headquarters where she served on the steering committee of the CSA program. 

She also served as a safety and training manager at one of the five largest trucking companies in North America overseeing training and safety for more than 3000 drivers, driver trainers, and student drivers.

She also served as a director of training at a Florida trucking company, where she was nominated “Safety Professional of the Year”. Dr. Sears is a master of change management, helping turn a failed trucking company into being awarded the “Safest Fleet in Florida”.

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