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Government Wants to Decrease Trucking Regulations While Fatalities Rise

Traffic deaths in the United States are reportedly on the rise, but that hasn't stopped the U.S. government from moving to decrease trucking regulations. The shift has been done to help trucking companies lower their operating costs in an attempt to stimulate the economy. But will the move to decrease [...]

By |2018-07-31T13:59:58-07:00February 16th, 2017|Truck News|

Truck Debris Caused Crash in West Windsor

A fatal car accident occurred in West Windsor, New Jersey, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, when a 63-year-old-man went off the road and struck several trees. The accident was linked to a tractor-trailer that had travelled the area earlier. The West Windsor crash was one of four fatal vehicle accidents [...]

By |2017-02-14T06:57:25-07:00February 3rd, 2017|Truck News|

Hanford Truck Accidents Involve Up to 50 Vehicles

Up to 50 vehicles were involved in a series of Hanford truck accidents and car collisions on January 31, 2017. Among the factors cited for causing the truck accidents were dense fog and people driving too fast for conditions. Traffic was backed up for more than four miles along westbound [...]

By |2018-07-31T14:08:03-07:00January 31st, 2017|Truck News|

Seymour Truck Crash May Have Been Intentional

A fatal semi-truck crash has shocked Missouri authorities and residents after charges that the truck driver involved purposely caused the accident and did so because he felt was being led by God to do it. Two people died in the tragic Seymour truck crash. Two Dead After Bizarre Missouri Truck [...]

By |2018-07-31T14:30:55-07:00January 28th, 2017|Truck News|

Jackson Truck Accident One of Multiple Tragic Michigan Accidents

A Jackson truck accident that took the lives of two motorists is just one of a few Michigan semi-truck crashes that have had tragic consequences in the past two months. While authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the various accidents, at least one person involved in the Jackson truck [...]

By |2018-08-02T16:52:55-07:00December 2nd, 2016|Truck News|

NY Senator Calls for Semi Truck Speed Limiting Devices

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has found another ally in its fight to add truck speed limiting devices to new tractor trailers. New York state senator Charles Schumer is joining forces with the administration and calling upon the U.S. Department of Transportation—as well as federal authorities—to move with [...]

By |2018-08-02T16:57:06-07:00November 23rd, 2016|Blog, Truck News|

Death of Father of 11 Sparks Minnesota Truck Accident Lawsuit

Mower County, Minnesota - - The truck accident attorneys at Baum, Hedlund Aristei & Goldman have filed a lawsuit in the Third Judicial District Court of the State of Minnesota on behalf of Mary A. Bredesen and her eleven children over the death of her husband, Harold O. Bredesen, who [...]

Trucker’s Widow Seeks Punitive Damages in Ohio Truck Crash Lawsuit

Trumbull County, Ohio - - Truck crash lawyers at Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman have filed a lawsuit in Trumbull County Court of Common Pleas on behalf of Nancy Ayers for the wrongful death of her husband, Wayne R. Ayers, a truck driver who was killed in a collision with [...]

By |2018-07-31T12:42:13-07:00November 4th, 2016|Blog, Press Releases, Truck News, Our Truck Cases News, A. Ilyas Akbari|

Older Truck Driver Accidents May Increase Risks on the Road

You need to be at least 21 years old to get behind the wheel of a commercial motor vehicle in the United States, but fatal older truck driver accidents are drawing attention to the fact that there’s no set age for when you’ll have to turn in your keys. A [...]

By |2018-07-31T13:07:12-07:00October 18th, 2016|Truck News|

It’s Time to Wake Up to the Truck Driver Sleep Apnea Issue

Driver fatigue is a serious issue in the United States, especially among commercial truck drivers. Operating a vehicle while fatigued, especially a heavy truck weighing in at 80,000 pounds, is incredibly risky and can lead to tragic truck crashes. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), [...]

By |2018-07-31T13:17:49-07:00September 13th, 2016|Truck News|