Federal Regulations that Govern the Trucking Industry

The trucking industry is heavily regulated at the federal level, in order to help ensure the safety of drivers and other motorists. Federal regulations cover a wide range of topics, from the qualifications and training of truck drivers to the maintenance and inspection of vehicle...

Potential Parties to a Truck Accident Lawsuit

Truck accident cases can be tremendously complex. Among other complexities, these cases can involve multiple parties to the lawsuit. An injured victim may file a lawsuit against the trucking company, the driver and others. Here are some parties who may be involved in a truck acc...

Important Evidence in Truck Accident Cases

Truck accidents are often more serious than other types of motor vehicle accidents. The size and speed of a semi-truck, combined with often hazardous roadway conditions, can cause life-changing injuries and death. Accordingly, truck accident legal cases are more serious too. ...

Drug Testing and Commercial Truck Drivers

Impaired driving is a serious issue for commercial truck drivers. Alcohol and other illicit substances are a problem for all drivers, but the consequences can be particularly high when you're driving a vehicle that is many tons heavier than the vehicles around it. Drug testing p...

5 Tips to Stay Safe on the Road This Holiday Season

AAA expects more than 120 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more as they hit the road this holiday season. Roads and highways in Dallas and around Texas will be busy, and there could be more accidents than there were the past couple of years when people weren’t drivin...

Who Is at Fault in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

Throughout automotive history, human beings have been behind the wheel and in control of their vehicles. When a crash happened, the cause could usually be traced back to a person, and that person could be held legally responsible for injuries suffered by others. But now, the ...

Can Gender Balance Improve Trucking Safety?

Truck drivers are far from representative of the population as a whole. Male drivers heavily outnumber female drivers. Trucking companies are having trouble recruiting new drivers, so the average age of a truck driver has also risen.  The Biden-Harris Administration has ...

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...