Posts by Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

Truck Companies Continue to Operate After Repeat Safety Violations

seattle dump truck accident

Truck Companies Continue to Operate After Repeat Safety Violations Tractor-trailers and other commercial trucks can cause devastating injuries when they crash, which is why various regulatory organizations and agencies exist to make sure truck companies operate safely. So, it might surprise you to learn that even when the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) —…

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Truck Companies Endanger Drivers by Avoiding the ELD Mandate

Electronic Logging Device Mandate in Washington

Small Trucking Companies Endanger Drivers by Avoiding the ELD Mandate Studies show that the 2017 mandate requiring electronic logging devices (ELDs) in commercial trucks is cutting back on hours of service violations, leading to less drowsy driving and safer roads. However, small trucking companies are continuing to fight the mandate requiring them to switch from…

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Is Marijuana Use Among Truck Drivers a Rising Concern?

Marijuana Use Among Truck Drivers

Is Marijuana Use Among Truck Drivers a Rising Concern? As marijuana continues to become legal in more and more states, it’s also becoming more widely available and more widely used. And, unfortunately, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) says that marijuana impairment among drivers is likely to become a larger problem as access to the…

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