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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Are Truck Accident Lawsuits Gaining Steam?

The trucking industry has no shortage of problems these days. A long-standing shortage of qualified drivers is only getting worse. A changing economy has made it harder than ever to recruit people willing to be away from their families for days at a time. Perhaps most se...

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 th...