Monthly Archives: October 2011

Werner Adds Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) Across Fleet

Advances in trucking technology continue to make the roads safer and the jobs easier. Werner Enterprises is adding the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) to all of its nearly 24,000 trailers. So far, just under 4,000 of Werner’s Wabash National … Continue reading

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NTSB Responds to Kentucky Crash: No Cell Phones for CMV Drivers in All States

Was a Connecticut school bus driver talking on his cell phone just before a fatality crash last year? It’s a timely question, and one that a Connecticut trucking attorney is pressing as he files suit against that bus driver. It’s … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Senator Tries to Block HOS Rule Change

And the fight about the proposed Hours of Service (HOS) rule change rages on in the Senate, state by state. This week, a New Hampshire Republican senator, Kelly Ayotte, filed an amendment to an appropriations bill, seeking to block the … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: October 18 – October 24

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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Wisconsin Truck Accidents

Transportation touches the lives of virtually every person each day. Whether traveling to work, school, or to a favorite vacation spot, Wisconsin’s transportation network provides the means to get there, but it can be a crazy world on the roadways … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers Need Exercise Too!

Healthy truck drivers are safer truck drivers. A large number of truck accidents are caused by driver fatigue, which is often caused or aggravated by sleep apnea, which is directly related to weight and neck size. Truck driving by nature … Continue reading

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Teamsters, Safety Groups Support HOS Changes in Letter to President Obama

As the October 28 deadline nears for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to announce any Hours of Service rule changes for commercial truck drivers, the Teamsters Union and several public health and safety organizations have sent a letter to … Continue reading

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Michigan Truck Safety Commission

Michigan is the only State in America that has a Truck Safety Commission that is dedicated to commercial driver safety education and training.  The Michigan Truck Safety Commission has two primary groups that it sponsors.  One is the Traffic Safety … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Truck Accidents

Highway safety is everyone´s responsibility, whether they are driving a commercial vehicle or a commuter vehicle. Drive Safe PA is an organization that is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  Its goal is to ensure that all drivers in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: October 11 – October 17

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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