An important regulation recently passed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) seeks to make a positive impact on the trucking industry. All U.S. Department of Transporta... Read more
Federal bus safety regulators have shut down 52 companies in what they describe as a major nationwide crackdown on unsafe carriers. A state-by-state list of 49 companies that were shut down... Read more
A federal safety report reveals the bus that crashed on a Kentucky interstate and injured more than 30 students had tires taken from a scrap bin. It was also revealed that the maintenance an... Read more
According to the most recent data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Large Truck Crash Overview report, the number of large trucks (trucks weighing more than 10,0... Read more
Lawyers in our firm’s Personal Injury/Products Liability Section have handled a large number of personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits throughout the years against trucking companies. M... Read more
Two major bus crashes that left two people dead and dozens more injured recently occurred despite a nationwide crackdown on unsafe motor coach operators. On April 11, 2013, a bus operated by... Read more
A Michigan trucking company, involved in a crash that left six people dead on an interstate highway in central Kentucky last month, had a satisfactory rating from the federal agency that ove... Read more
Driver fatigue is a foreseeable risk for all drivers. But for drivers of commercial vehicles, it’s an occupational hazard which has been recognized by the Occupational Safety and Health Admi... Read more
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highway and Transit held a hearing recently to consider changing the current Compliance, Safety, Accountability Progr... Read more
In December of 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published revised hour of service rules that apply to motor carriers and commercial motor vehicle drivers. The new rules... Read more
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