Monthly Archives: August 2009

Mandatory Direct Observation Drug Testing to Prevent Truck Accidents begins Today

In a move designed to reduce the number of truck accidents linked to drug use by truck drivers, the Department of Transportation now requires any employee in “safety-sensitive” positions to submit to directly observed urination drug testing when taking return-to-duty … Continue reading

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Overloading and Truck Accidents

I recently represented a family for the death of their husband and father due to a truck that was overweight and had no brakes. When I think about overloaded trucks, I am also struck by a case that I handled … Continue reading

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New NHTSA Large Truck Braking Standards Announced

As a truck accident lawyer, I have sat with too many families over the past years whose loved ones have been killed as a result of a large truck with faulty brakes. I’m pleased to see that NHTSA is taking … Continue reading

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