Monthly Archives: April 2010

Ohio Approves Higher Speed Limit for Big Rigs

On Thursday, April 1, the State of Ohio passed into law a two-year, $9.2 billion transportation budget, a budget that contains provisions permitting big rigs to travel the state’s roadways at 65mph rather than restricting them to 55mph as previous … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: April 19 – April 26

It takes a little fire in the belly to fight with truck companies and insurance companies day in and day out. I get personally offended when, for example, an insurance company offers a pittance when one of their insured’s vehicles … Continue reading

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Rep. DeFazio Urges Repeal of NAFTA Mexican Truck Program

On April 14, 2010, Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) headed a bi-partisan group of seventy eight Members of Congress who sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and U.S. Trade Representative Ronald Kirk, asking them to renegotiate the … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: April 12 – April 19

State trucking laws vary, and the need for qualified truck accident attorneys to understand all facets of a particular litigation is imperative. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of them similar to those noted below. … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: April 5 – April 12

Consider this: A truck accident in, for example, Ohio may be complicated if the victim is from Florida, the truck driver is from Kansas, the truck is owned by a California company, the trailer owned by a Missouri company and … Continue reading

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Truck Accident of March 31, 2010 in Warren Township, Ohio

Three Marine recruits were killed when a truck rear-ended them in Warren Township, Ohio on March 31st. Please keep the families of these young men in your thoughts and prayers. The recruits, all Ohioans, were traveling on State Route 5, … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: March 29 – April 5

It takes a little fire in the belly to fight with truck companies and insurance companies day in and day out. I get personally offended when, for example, an insurance company offers a pittance when one of their insured’s vehicles … Continue reading

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