The FMCSA recently proposed a set of national prerequisite training standards for entry-level commercial truck and bus operators. Read more
Each year there are as many as 800 roadway fatalities caused by overly fatigued truck and bus drivers. Read more
When one considers the implications of distracted driving caused by electronic devices among operators of tractor-trailers, the concerns become even more alarming. Read more
The benefit of public disclosures of the SMS/CSA was raising the awareness of trucking safety. Read more
We can only hope Congress will pass a comprehensive Truck Safety Act. If you agree, contact your Senators and House members and ask them to pass a strong safety measure without delay. Read more
Lawyers in our firm handle a large number of areas arising out of crashes involving large trucks. They have learned a great deal over the years. It’s estimated that there are currently more... Read more
The connection between over the road trucking and driver fatigue is not a new topic. For as long as drivers have had to make certain delivery times and shippers have paid to have their produ... Read more
On Sept. 18, 2014, several advocacy groups filed a most important lawsuit against the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for not p... Read more
Commercial motor vehicle brake safety was put in focus recently because of the annual “Brake Safety Week” campaign. The campaign, which took place from September 7-13, was part of the Operat... Read more
The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was sued by a coalition of groups seeking to force the agency to issue stiffer rules for training entry-level truck drivers. As w... Read more
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