Tag Archives: texting while driving

Federal Rule Bans Hand-Held Cell Phone Use by Commercial Drivers on the Road

Studies show that commercial vehicle operators using hand-held cell phones while driving have a higher risk of getting into truck accidents. Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation made its latest effort to end distracted driving with a final rule … Continue reading

Posted in Home Page | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NTSB: No Cellphones for Truck Drivers

As I noted last year in reference to a serious truck crash near Munfordville, Kentucky, multiple fatalities make the job of a truck accident attorney even harder to bear. This week, however, I am heartened by news that that particular … Continue reading

Posted in Home Page, Kentucky | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Home Page, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Federal Laws Ban Texting While Driving for Truck, Bus, and Hazmat Drivers

In an effort to reduce truck accidents, the federal government has implemented strict new anti-texting laws for commercial truck drivers and bus drivers. As a truck accident lawyer, I like to cover all new trucking laws. These anti-texting laws are … Continue reading

Posted in Home Page | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment