Monthly Archives: March 2009

McGovern (D-Mass) Proposes Legislation on Truck Size & Weight Limits

In my law practice, I have encountered truck crashes involving overweight tractor-trailers and crashes with double and triple trailers. Recently, Congressman James P. McGovern (D-Massachusetts) reintroduced legislation that would extend truck size and weight limits to the entire national highway … Continue reading

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Newest Challenge to FMSCA Hours of Service Rules

Another battle is brewing over the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) Hours Of Service rule that allows truck drivers to work an 11-hour workday and reset their weekly limit by taking a 34-hour break. The rule in question was … Continue reading

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