Monthly Archives: February 2011

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: February 22 – February 28

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 is owned by a Missouri company … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: February 15 – February 21

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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Fatigue Checklist Violated Fourth Amendment, Says Court

Recently, the Fourth Amendment helped a truck driver win a case. After the Minnesota State Patrol put Stephen House through a line of questioning for no apparent reason and then ordered him out of service (OOS) for 10 hours, he … Continue reading

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New CVSA Out-of-Service Criteria for 2011

Roadside enforcement personnel have a new set of criteria to help them decide if a commercial vehicle and/or its driver are road-safe, thanks to updated guidelines from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). The 2011 North American Standard Out-of-Service (OOS) … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: February 8 – February 14

In order to be effective, a truck accident attorney must be competent, knowledgeable and working for you. He must have the trial skills to take your case all the way. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, … Continue reading

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FMCSA Launches Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) Trucking Safety Program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently launched a new trucking safety initiative called the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program. The heart of this program is a Safety Measurement System (SMS) that will analyze violations from inspections and crash … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: February 1 – February 7

Trucking litigation is very document intensive and governed by hundreds of regulations. Given this, the need for qualified truck accident attorneys to understand all facets of litigation is important. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of … Continue reading

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