Trucking Accident

What to Expect From the Trucking Industry in 2020

trucking industry, trucking violations, hours of service, ELD, AOBRD

What to Expect From the Trucking Industry in 2020 2019 was a year of trucking companies ducking life-saving industry regulations, and it looks like 2020 may be no different. In the past, lawmakers and activists successfully pushed for incremental changes to protect ordinary drivers on the road. Today, the trucking industry is increasingly resistant to…

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What Will Happen in My Truck Accident Case?

what happens in a truck accident case

What Will Happen in My Truck Accident Case? If you or someone you love was hit by a truck, your life probably feels like it’s been torn to pieces. The injuries are extremely serious, and you want to hold the people who did this accountable. However, you aren’t sure where to start or what the…

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Maximum Driving Hours Could Impact Your Truck Accident Case

Commercial Trucking Hours of Service Accident

How Maximum Driving Hours Could Impact Your Truck Accident Case Commercial truck drivers have a responsibility to ensure they don’t endanger others on the road. One of the ways truck drivers can help keep the roads safe is to follow all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) regulations — especially those regarding the maximum hours…

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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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