Monthly Archives: October 2009

More than Six Years in the Making: FMCSA Agrees to Reconsider Hours-of-Service Rule

The agreement filed today, October 26th, by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration [FMCSA] to reconsider its hours-of-service rule for commercial drivers comes after years of seemingly interminable posturing. For more than six years, the FMCSA has chosen not to take into account crucial … Continue reading

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New Rule Aims to Reduce Truck Accidents Involving Intermodal Transport

A new regulation, the Intermodal Equipment Final Rule, will be enforced as of December 17, leaving some companies scrambling to make sure they are in compliance. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the new rule: adopts regulations … Continue reading

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Fatal Passenger Car-Milk Truck Accident in Lakeview, Michigan

I offer my condolences to the family of 73-year-old Donna Donaldson who died in yesterday’s truck accident in Lakeview, Michigan, yet another family who has suffered tragic loss due to a big rig wreck. The accident occurred yesterday (Tuesday, October … Continue reading

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AAJ Trucking College & More: Upcoming Speaking Engagements

I’ve made it part of my job to pass my experience and knowledge on to other truck accident lawyers across the country so that they can bring their truck accident cases to successful conclusions. Whether it’s sharing insights in my … Continue reading

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NHTSA Extends Truck Safety Regulation

In a move that at first glance may appear to be overly cautious, but that in the long run will contribute to a reduction in the number of truck accidents, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently made permanent … Continue reading

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