Category Archives: Maryland

Horse trailer legislation

For the third year in a row, the U.S. Senate is considering legislation to make double-decker transport of horses illegal. The Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2013 bans transportation of horses in trailers with two or more levels, according to … Continue reading

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The OP-1 and MCS-150 forms in truck accident cases

OP-1 is a form motor carriers use to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for operating authority. MCS- 150 is form to register for a USDOT number. Many companies will have filled out both forms. If you … 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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Man Injured when Van Collides with Dump Truck near Hebron, MD

A man driving a van was injured when his vehicle crashed with a Maryland State Highway Administration dump truck on Route 50 near Hebron, MD, on Monday, April 9. According to, the driver of the van was trapped in … Continue reading

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Six Injured When Semi Slams into School Bus in Sunderland, MD

A tractor trailer rear-ended a school bus in Sunderland, Maryland, on Monday, March 5, injuring six children, including one seriously. According to, the FedEx tractor trailer crashed into the school bus at the intersection of Solomons Island and Pushtaw … Continue reading

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Tractor-Trailer Crash Spills Non-Hazardous Material onto Highway in Baltimore

A tractor-trailer crash in Baltimore spilled drums of non-hazardous water-based concrete additive onto Interstate 95 on Wednesday, Feb. 15. According to, the truck was traveling the southbound lanes of I-95, approaching the Fort McHenry Tunnel toll plaza when it … Continue reading

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Tractor-Trailer Involved in Fatal Crash in Maryland

A two-vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer and an SUV in Maryland left one person dead in the early morning hours of Thursday, Feb. 16. The SUV carrying four people collided with the tractor-trailer in Gambrills, Maryland, according to One … Continue reading

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Accident with Tractor-Trailer Claims Life of Maryland Woman

A tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle collided on Route 301 in Bowie, Maryland, killing the driver of the passenger vehicle, according to The accident occurred on the morning of Thursday, Feb. 9, when the woman’s Honda Accord crossed into … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Cited After Tractor-Trailer, Train Collide in Maryland reports that the driver of a tractor-trailer was ticketed for negligent driving and failing to stop at a railroad crossing after his truck was smashed by a train in suburban Baltimore Monday morning. The back end of Thomas E. … Continue reading

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Semi Truck Accident in Davidsonville, Maryland reports a tractor-trailer accident that occurred on Tuesday, January 17 after 2:00am near the Anne Arundel County city of Davidsonville, Maryland. According to police, the driver of a car was struck from behind by a tractor-trailer and received critical … Continue reading

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