Government Plan to Slow Down Semi Trucks

Government Plan to Slow Down Semi Trucks Federal officials might finally be moving forward with a plan years in the making. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently filed a notice of intent to proceed with rulemaking that would require speed limiters to be p...

Texas Trucking Company Declared an Imminent Hazard

Texas Trucking Company Declared an Imminent Hazard There are many things a trucking company must do to be a safe operator. These requirements exist to ensure that company profits do not come at the expense of the driving public. Recently, a motor carrier based in Te...

Are Fatal Semi Accidents on the Rise?

Few accidents have as much potential for catastrophe as large truck crashes. Semi truck accidents can lead to serious injuries and death even at slower speeds. For that reason, any increase in truck crashes needs to be taken seriously. Heading in the Wrong Direction The Fe...

Impaired Drivers & Car Accidents

There’s no shortage of dangerous driving on Texas roadways. Car and truck accidents are an everyday reality in Dallas-Fort Worth. For the victims of those accidents, it’s important to understand the cause or causes that led to a crash. The Substances of Impairment Drun...

Auto Safety Authority Asleep at the Wheel?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is responsible for protecting the driving public through education, research, the creation of safety standards and the enforcement of existing rules. It is a key agency at the Department of Transportation when it comes t...

Do Drivers Benefit From New Safety Tech?

Cars and trucks are updated with new technology every year. New features run the gamut from gimmick to genuine advancement. Car manufacturers want you to believe that their products are better than ever, but how much do drivers actually gain? Younger Drivers Could Use the Hel...

The Most Dangerous Places in Dallas for Truck Accidents

3D rendering of a car accident with a van tipped over and emergency vehicles approaching. The Most Dangerous Places in Dallas for Truck Accidents The Texas Department of Transportation keeps records of all the motor vehicle accidents in our state, including the truck ...

Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident?

View of truck in an accident with car, cloudy sky Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident? In a truck accident lawsuit, determining who is responsible for the truck accident is a major legal issue.  Responsibility is referred to as “liability” in Texas courts. ...

Audit Finds Weaknesses in Oversight of Truck Driver Medical Exam Data

Audit Finds Weaknesses in Oversight of Truck Driver Medical Exam Data A new audit has revealed multiple flaws in how a key federal agency monitors the qualifications of medical examiners who examine commercial truck drivers and certify they are physically healthy enough to get b...

Nearly Half of Commercial Vehicle Drivers at Risk for Sleep Apnea, Study Says

Nearly Half of Commercial Vehicle Drivers at Risk for Sleep Apnea, Study Says Nearly half of commercial vehicle drivers may be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a chronic medical condition that can cause sleepiness behind the wheel, according to a new study. The study ...