As trucking accident attorneys who have a passion for helping injured victims and making the highways safer for all drivers, we at Seattle Truck Law like to keep our prospective clients and the general public informed about important topics and recent news in trucking safety and truck accident law.

The trucking industry forms the backbone of America’s shipping infrastructure and is vital to our economy. However, it is also an industry that faces many challenges and concerns in terms of safe fleet operation, and regulations are constantly evolving. Some trucking companies and industry groups continue to lobby against important safety regulations in the interest of short-term profits and at the expense of highway safety. We maintain our trucking safety blog in the interest of informing the public about some of these activities, as well as providing general helpful information about the trucking industry and personal injury law as it relates to large truck and bus crashes.

Please remember that the content on this blog is provided by Seattle Truck Law for informational purposes only. Our blog does not constitute legal advice, and reading it does not form an attorney-client relationship.

truck driver drugs

Here Are the Most Common Drugs Used by Truck Drivers

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

Truck driving is a hard and stressful job marked by long, lonely hours. So, perhaps it’s not surprising that some truckers turn to drugs. However,…

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how do i sue eagle systems inc

How Do I Sue Eagle Systems Inc. After a Truck Wreck?

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

Eagle Systems Inc. is a leading intermodal trucking company based in Wenatchee, Washington. Their fleet of 380 vehicles covers all 48 continental states and is…

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trucking safety regulations

New Trucking Safety Regulations Make Washington Roads Safer 

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

For years, the team at Seattle Truck Law has advocated for stricter safety regulations that reduce crashes and put drivers’ lives first. In July, the…

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how to sue milky way trucks

How Do I Sue Milky Way Trucking After a Wreck?

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

Milky Way, now a division of TLI Inc., is the largest bulk milk hauler in the Pacific Northwest. The company made a name for itself…

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Semi-Truck Crash

6 Hidden Injuries to Look Out for After a Semi Truck Crash

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

An auto accident can be a frightening, overwhelming experience. But a semi-truck crash can be truly life-altering due to the sheer size and force of…

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fmcsa hos change

Trucking Hours of Service Regulations Are Changing Again — and Not for the Better

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced upcoming changes to Hours of Service rules for truckers. These changes will take place on September 29,…

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delivery truck crash

What Washington Drivers Need to Know About Delivery Truck Crashes

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are staying home and taking advantage of delivery services. While being able to buy products online is a good…

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haney truck line

How Do I Sue Haney Truck Line After a Truck Wreck?

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

Yakima-based Haney Truck Line is one of the largest heavy-haul trucking companies in Washington State and along the West Coast, with more than 450 trucks and 1,500 trailers that can haul at least 63,000 pounds. Haney was recently…

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coronavirus trucking safety regulations

Trucking Rules Changed Under Coronavirus. What Does That Mean for the Future of Trucking Safety?

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

During the initial peak of the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) temporarily changed trucking industry safety guidelines and restrictions. Changes included letting drivers…

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how do I sue oak harbor freight lines 

How Do I Sue Oak Harbor Freight Lines After a Wreck?

By Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

Oak Harbor Freight Lines is one of the oldest trucking companies in the Pacific Northwest. Established in 1915, they transport a wide variety of products,…

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About Seattle Truck Law, PLLC

Seattle Truck Law is a personal injury law firm that fights for clients who have been hurt in collisions with large trucks and buses. We also represent the families of victims who have lost their lives in these deadly wrecks. The firm serves clients in areas throughout Washington state, including Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Spokane, and more. We also handle cases nationwide by working with the best local counsel.


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