Underride Protection and Truck Accidents

Trucks pose many threats to the passenger vehicles sharing the roads with them. When you think about the dangers posed by trucks, size, lack of visibility, and challenging conditions for truck drivers may all come to mind. It's important not to overlook the shape of semi trucks ...

Long Hours and Short-Haul Trucking Accidents

Long-haul truck drivers are responsible for transporting goods long distances. When we think about truck drivers, the long-haul driver is often who we picture. However, short-haul trucking, which involves transporting goods locally, makes up a significant portion of trucking jobs...

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...

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 ...

How American Drivers Feel About Drunk Driving

How American Drivers Feel About Drunk Driving Drunk driving is just one of several unsafe behaviors that have increased over the past two years. The pandemic has increased almost every form of dangerous driving. Speeding, distracted driving, and aggressive driving accide...

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 ...

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 ...

Self-Driving Trucks Get a Noteworthy Backer

Is it time for autonomous trucking to take over? Replacing human drivers with technology has a lot of appeal. The vast majority of fatal car and truck accidents are the result of driver error. People drive drowsy. People drive drunk. People drive while looking at thei...

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 ...