Did Your Job Expose You to Asbestos? Are You Now Sick?

The Centers for Disease Control reports that around 2,000 new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed in the U.S. every year. This specific form of cancer is directly related to a person's exposure to asbestos fibers. Could you or a loved one be at-risk...

Are There Laws to Regulate Limousine Safety?

On Saturday, Oct. 6, eighteen people died in a limousine accident. This New York accident drew attention nationwide. Maybe it is the number of fatalities in the single incident that attracts so much attention. Maybe it is the setting of the scene. Re...

Do Commercial Drivers Face Stricter Substance Use Restrictions?

In the eyes of the law, we are all the same. Well, this is a very American ideology, but it isn't technically the truth in all cases. For example, not all drivers have to go through drug and alcohol testing to get behind the wheel. Commercial driver...

Could Trucking Hour Regulations Cause Road Dangers?

We have talked about trucking regulations on our website before, particularly how they are important to the safety of all roadway users. Safety efforts are supposed to increase safety. Some members of the trucking industry, however, warn that truckin...

Truck Driver Fatigue Myths That Endanger Roadways

We all get tired. It is the nature of life in 2018. Many of us have families, jobs, volunteering, sporting events, chores and other daily routines that consistently drain our energy. No matter how busy you might get, however, you should not get behin...

Are Truckers Held to the Same Distracted Driving Standards?

Twenty years ago, the phrase "distracted driving" wasn't common. Instead, safety efforts to combat drunk driving and increase the use of safety belts were the main safe driving concerns. Today, we all have our cell phones and busy schedules, includin...

Mesothelioma: Not Just a Big Word on Law Commercials

If you are reading this, you might be going through one of the most stressful and confusing times in your life. Few people read about mesothelioma for simple fun. Those who want to know more are those whose lives are impacted by the illness and whose...

Shocking Facts About Asbestos Use in the US

While more than 50 countries around the world have banned the use of asbestos, you may be shocked to learn that the U.S. has not. In fact, as of 2018, the U.S. continues to import and use asbestos in a variety of products. Despite definitive proof th...

Computer Devices Serve As Step Toward Safer Trucking | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Computer Devices Serve As Step Toward Safer Trucking

In 2016, the Texas Department of Transportation released a sobering statistic. The state had not gone a single day in 15 years without a fatality on one of its roads and highways. While there are a variety of factors that contribute to the statistic,...