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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced new federal regulations to reduce trucker fatigue and improve the safety of other drivers. The regulations went into effect July 1, 2013. The regulations will cut the average work week from 82 to 70 hours for truck drivers, which will only impact [...]
Tire blowouts are a common cause of accidents for many vehicles on the roadway. Tire failure at high rates of speed can result in a loss of control of a vehicle and a serious accident with injuries. When this occurs on trucks, the results can be compounded and much more devastating. Because of the [...] Posted in Truck Accident Attorney, Truck Accident Lawyer Group Inc, Trucking Highway Laws
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has numerous laws and guidelines in place to ensure the safety of truck drivers and motor vehicle drivers on the roadways. Part of these guidelines includes a restriction on how many hours a truck driver may remain on the roadway per day. For many trucking companies, [...]
A major cause of trucking accidents on our nation’s highway is related to excessive speed by truck drivers and operators. Speeding can create dangerous roadway conditions for both passenger vehicles and commercial truck drivers alike. Because of their size and weight, speeding-related accidents involving tractor trailers, 18-wheelers, semis and other commercial trucks can result [...]