New FMCSA Rule Warns Trucking Companies: Keep On Trucking or Hit the Road Jack

New policy will force trucking companies to comply with revised safety regulations or face shutdown. Truckers and commercial carriers have a new federally mandated Safety Fitness Determination (SFD) measure to meet in order to stay on the road. On Jan. 15th, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released a new rule that [...]

New FMCSA Rule Warns Trucking Companies: Keep On Trucking or Hit the Road Jack2019-10-11T10:18:34-06:00

Why are Train Wrecks on the Rise?

Recent data shows that car-train collisions are expected to rise. Historically, car-train collisions have been on the decline, but recent statistics from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) show an increase nationally in these numbers. In fact, recent FRA data indicates that someone in the U.S. is hurt in a train accident every three [...]

Why are Train Wrecks on the Rise?2019-10-11T10:22:12-06:00

Urine Drug Tests for Truck Drivers Are Not Sufficient, Trucking Advocacy Group Contends

When truck drivers apply for a job, they are generally given urine drug tests to evaluate whether they have used any illegal narcotics recently. These drug tests, however, are not sufficient, according to trucking advocates at the American Trucking Association (ATA). And their president and CEO, Bill Graves, recently sent a letter to Congress: Pointing [...]

Urine Drug Tests for Truck Drivers Are Not Sufficient, Trucking Advocacy Group Contends2019-10-11T13:05:34-06:00

4 Important Facts to know about Electronic Onboard Recorders (EOBRS) for Trucks

Electronic onboard records have been used on commercial trucks for decades to record certain information about trucks’ travels and drivers’ behaviors. Despite being used for some time in the U.S., however, EOBRs have been the subject of some controversy in the trucking industry, as they represent the fight between efforts to improve roadway safety (and [...]

4 Important Facts to know about Electronic Onboard Recorders (EOBRS) for Trucks2019-10-11T13:24:09-06:00

New Rule for Trucks, Buses Could Save 50 Lives Each Year, DOT Says

Days ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that it has finalized a new rule mandating the inclusion of electronic stability control (ESC) systems on large buses and trucks (i.e., those exceeding 26,000 pounds). According to safety officials, each year this new rule (FMVSS No. 136) is in effect, it is expected to prevent [...]

New Rule for Trucks, Buses Could Save 50 Lives Each Year, DOT Says2019-10-11T13:32:04-06:00

Walmart Settles Truck Accident Lawsuit with Actor Tracy Morgan

A successful Denver truck accident lawyer discusses the recent settlement of a Walmart truck accident lawsuit involving Actor Tracy Morgan. Contact us if you’ve been hurt in a truck accident. Walmart and Actor Tracy Morgan have reportedly agreed upon a settlement in a truck accident lawsuit associated with a collision that occurred nearly [...]

Walmart Settles Truck Accident Lawsuit with Actor Tracy Morgan2019-10-11T13:34:25-06:00