Should the Department of Transportation relax drive-time regulations for truckers?
Posted in Accident & Injury on July 26, 2019
How many hours should truckers be allowed to drive in a day? The Department of Transportation is in the process of easing the drive-time rules regulating how long truck drivers can work without rest. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Interstate Truck Driver's Guide to Hours of Service, long-haul drivers of commercial...
The Dangers of Untrained Semi-Truck Drivers
Posted in Accident & Injury on July 15, 2014
by Arthur Elk How are you behind the wheel of a moving truck? If you're like most people, you probably have to take extra precautions because you're a little unsteady at the wheel. Now imagine that you're driving an 18-wheeler and are trying to navigate 80,000 pounds of metal and cargo. That's about 16...
Tips on Sharing the Road with Semi Trucks
Posted in Accident & Injury on January 13, 2014
by Arthur Elk Driving next to an 18-wheeler or other large semi truck can be scary, especially for new drivers or those driving very small vehicles. The drivers of these 18-wheeler trucks have large blind spots to the right and rear of the vehicle. There are additional, smaller blind spots on the right front...
Rising Statistics on Tractor Trailer Related Injuries
Posted in Accident & Injury on November 7, 2013
Attorney William J. Price discusses the pitfalls of proving lost wages for a client injured in a tractor-trailer accident. Each day, we go about our lives on the road -- expecting those around us to be alert and aware of their surroundings so as not to cause an accident. Despite improved safety measures, traffic...
Woman Hit By Truck, Company Refuses to Pay
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 9, 2013
http://youtu.be/P74l5U7JjDU We know that when you are going through pain and suffering caused by an accident, trying to deal with everything afterwards can be exhausting and challenging. If you need to file a claim against the other party and prove they were at fault, this can be a difficult task – not to...