Monthly Archives: March 2015

FMCSA Considers Increasing Insurance Minimum For Commercial Motor Vehicles

Insurance premiums have not been increased since 1980 WASHINGTON D.C.–The FMCSA has just concluded its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM), in which it gathers information. As part of this process, attorney Michael Leizerman submitted comments on behalf of AAJ’s Trucking … Continue reading

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  AAJ Trucking Litigation Group Submitted by: Michael Jay Leizerman, Public Affairs Chair michael@leizerman.com Response to FMSCA’s Questions Concerning Increasing the Minimum Levels of Financial Responsibility Required for Motor Carriers Docket FMCSA-2014-0211 The American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group … Continue reading

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Safety Groups Urge NHTSA To Mandate Collision Avoidance Technology For Large Trucks

Every year, approximately 4,000 people are killed and nearly 100,000 are injured in crashes involving large trucks. Research shows that many of these collisions actually occur from the rear. NHTSA data backs this. From 2003-2008, it revealed that there were … Continue reading

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