Category: Truck Accidents

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October 9, 2018

The New York limo crash that ended 20 lives should never have happened; limo fails safety inspections, driver was improperly licensed and the limo company had out-of-service vehicles; why the FMCSA should have shut them down

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March 19, 2018

Industry defense lawyers oppose life-saving safety benefits of ELD devices, worried it will lead to full and fair compensation for truck crash injury victims

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February 27, 2018

Chameleon carriers – dangerous trucking companies using new names to hide history of safety violations – are 3 times more likely to cause a truck accident

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January 25, 2018

To lower premiums and pay less for truck insurance, trucking companies may adopt safety measures such as on-board cameras, cell phone blocks to reduce numbers of preventable truck crashes; paying less for insurance may motivate industry to do what truck accident lawyers and FMCSA have so far failed to do to make industry safer

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December 26, 2017

As nationwide trucker shortage worsens, FMCSA considers loosening safety & medical rules about whether a diabetic person can be a commercial truck driver

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December 18, 2017

ELD mandate (requiring truck drivers to use electronic logging devices to track HOS compliance) promises to reduce truck accident crash rates

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November 30, 2017

Trump Administration orders safety officials to stop trying to find a way to reduce truck accidents caused by drivers with sleep apnea

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November 21, 2017

Michigan’s fatal truck accident numbers have spiked 29% over past 5 years. We need to do better.

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November 20, 2017

New federal report shows truck driver behavior biggest factor behind 87% of truck accidents involving large truck — far ahead of the 10% of crashes blamed on mechanical failure

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