A guide to the FMCSA DOT tire regulations for tires on buses and trucks, including using adequate tires, and inspecting and maintaining tires.
Category: Truck Accidents
Semi trucks driving in high winds can be very dangerous. It requires a greater degree of care. Here’s 7 tips for truckers driving in windy conditions.
Our truck accident lawyers discuss three major myths from the powerful American trucking industry and the facts that dispel those myths.
U.S. lawmakers are considering a bill to increase the commercial truck insurance requirements, bringing the minimum liability limit up to nearly $5 million.
Truck driver fatigue is caused by inadequate sleep, working too many hours or driving while sick. Hours of service rules are in place to help prevent it.
Sharing the road with big trucks (i.e. tractor-trailers or commercial trucks) is very different from driving near a passenger car. Get 18 tips for safe driving.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) require that trucking companies maintain a qualification file for all of their truck operators, and lay out what should be contained within the file In the past, I was interviewed by the Michigan Lawyers Weekly newspaper on a truck accident trial verdict that was affirmed by the Court …
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As with other extreme conditions, fog is not an excuse for a truck accident As a truck accident lawyer, I’ve litigated multiple tragic crashes involving commercial truck drivers who were driving in fog and following the taillights in front of them, only to suddenly find out that it’s a vehicle on the shoulder of the …
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Truck accident lawyer provides an overview of the proper procedure for merging a semi truck from the highway shoulder into the ordinary flow of traffic One common cause of preventable truck accidents is properly merging a semi truck from the highway shoulder into the flow of traffic. It’s common because on virtually every highway in …
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