Monthly Archives: October 2011

Indiana Truck Accidents

The goal of the trucking industry is to transport as much freight as possible as fast as possible and in the least expensive way possible.  Sometimes doing it too quickly and too cheaply is dangerous, so most States have an … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: October 04 – October 10

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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Hours of Service Rule Change Faces House Resistance

Republican members of the House Transportation committee have vowed to work “aggressively” to prevent changes in the current Hours-of-Service rules that would lead to shorter road hours for commercial truck drivers. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is considering a … Continue reading

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Can Arizona Truck Drivers use Medical Marijuana since it is Legal?

In November 2010, Arizona legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes (Proposition 203).   While the State recognizes the drug as a legal medicine for those that are prescribed the drug for medical reasons, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: September 27 – October 03

Attorneys handling truck accident cases should be familiar with all the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations. Of course just being familiar with the regulations is not enough. Attorneys must also conduct thorough discovery in order to apply those regulations to … Continue reading

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Kansas Receives $5 Million in FMCSA Truck and Bus Safety Grants

Kansas will receive more than $5 million in grants to bolster truck safety and bus safety, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced at an event Friday in Goddard, a town near Wichita. The Kansas Highway Patrol will receive $3,947,543. That … Continue reading

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