Monthly Archives: June 2012

FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Probe Leads to Removal of 287 Truck Drivers

I once handled a case against a company that hired a driver to haul gas tankers despite the DOT having pulled the driver off the road for drug use. I also tried a case that involved a company that turned … Continue reading

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Truck Collision on US-24 in Henry County Hits Close to Home

(Updated at 10:05 p.m., June 23, 2012): My sympathy goes out to everybody involved in the crash in northern Ohio on US-24 between Henry County Roads 1 and 2 shortly after 4:00 a.m. early today. The crash is particularly heartbreaking … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Screenings Aim to Curb Fatigue-Related Truck Crashes

For years, snoring was commonly viewed as a harmless, albeit annoying, sound that people make when they sleep. It turns out that, while the sound itself is just that – a sound – it is often symptomatic of a far … Continue reading

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FMCSA Shuts Down 26 East Coast Bus Operations

Citing violations such as hiring drivers who hadn’t received their commercial driver’s license, and employing drivers who didn’t pass drug and alcohol tests, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently idled 26 bus operations that serviced passengers¬† on Interstate 95 … Continue reading

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