Category Archives: Arkansas

Oklahoma to Launch Nine New Ports of Entry Stations

The Oklahoma House passed legislation recently to fund nine Port of Entry weigh and inspection stations on state highways. reported that the first station, located on Interstate 35 near the state border with Kansas, opened in late April, and … Continue reading

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Multiple-Truck Accident in Arkansas Leaves Driver in Serious Condition

Three semi-trucks were involved in an accident on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 1, just outside Reyno in northeast Arkansas, according to In a truck accident believed to be caused by heavy fog that blanketed the area, a grain … Continue reading

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NTSB: Ban All Cell Phone Use While Driving

Truck drivers who’ve felt singled out by talk of cell phone bans can take heart: It’s not just about trucks anymore. Thanks to a strong correlation between fatality crashes and cell phone usage while driving, on Tuesday the five-person National … Continue reading

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Top 100 Public Motor Carriers for 2010

When we last published this list in 2008, UPS was the largest public trucking carrier in the United States. It still is, with over 100,000 company trucks,¬†tractors, trailers, vans, company cars and motorcycles. Number two remains FedEx, with more than … Continue reading

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Safe Roads Act 2011 Aims to Close Truckers’ Drug Test Loophole

The Safe Roads Act, a new trucking safety bill sponsored by Mark Pryor (D-AR) and John Boozman (R-AR), would tighten up the handling of truckers’ drug and alcohol tests. It would require medical review officers, employers, and service agents to … Continue reading

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Map: U.S. States That Ban Cell Phones & Texting While Driving

The Governors Highway Safety Association has compiled a list of which states restrict or forbid cell phone use for talking or texting while driving. A truck accident attorney always welcomes trucking laws like this. No state bans all cell phone … Continue reading

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AAJ Trucking College & More: Upcoming Speaking Engagements

I’ve made it part of my job to pass my experience and knowledge on to other truck accident lawyers across the country so that they can bring their truck accident cases to successful conclusions. Whether it’s sharing insights in my … Continue reading

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