Posts by Seattle Truck Law, PLLC.

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

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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 purchased by Wilson Logistics based in Springfield, Missouri, which ships general freight nationwide. Haney Truck Line was involved in a few crashes in the years before their acquisition, although all…

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

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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 with learner’s permits drive without their CDL and changing the hours of service guidelines so truckers could drive longer than they would be allowed to otherwise. Advocates said these changes would make…

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

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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, including motor vehicles, mobile homes, chemicals, oilfield equipment, and more. However, the company has been involved in crashes in recent years, some of which have been fatal. Accidents with big…

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I Was Hurt in a Dump Truck Accident — What Now?

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Dump trucks: they’re everywhere on construction sites, usually hauling waste, stones, and other debris. Many people don’t realize that dump trucks, with their unusual designs and loose, heavy loads, are highly dangerous and prone to causing devastating dump truck accidents. And when a passenger vehicle gets in a crash with a dump truck, the passenger…

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Why Truck Companies Don’t Want Driver-Facing Cameras

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According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 4,136 people died in truck-related crashes in 2018. That number alone justifies implementing technology that can make U.S. roadways safer for everyone. In recent years, multiple companies have developed sophisticated systems that monitor truck driver actions and the road around trucks. While these systems have been…

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How Do I Sue Interstate Distributor Company After a Truck Wreck?

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Tacoma-based Interstate Distributor Company is one of the largest trucking companies in Washington, with more than 1,900 drivers and a fleet size bigger than 5,000 vehicles. If you or someone you love has been hurt or killed in a truck accident involving an Interstate Distributor Company truck, you deserve to understand your legal rights and options as well as what…

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Truckers Are Providing for Us During Coronavirus Outbreak, but the Industry Needs to Prioritize Safety

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Truck drivers are keeping our nation safe and supplied during the COVID-19 global pandemic. But as the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration makes temporary adjustments to safety regulations, it’s more important than ever that the trucking industry works to reduce the rates of deadly truck wrecks. In this blog, we’ll review how the trucking industry is…

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How Do I Sue System Transport Inc After a Wreck?

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System Transport Inc. is the Pacific Northwest’s largest flatbed trucking company, with over 40 years of experience and a fleet of 800 trucks and 1,200 trailers. The company ships everything from building materials to lumber on Washington roads. While Systems Transport Inc. has an encouraging safety record overall, their trucks were still involved in over…

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