4 Important Facts to know about Electronic Onboard Recorders (EOBRS) for Trucks

Electronic onboard records have been used on commercial trucks for decades to record certain information about trucks’ travels and drivers’ behaviors. Despite being used for some time in the U.S., however, EOBRs have been the subject of some controversy in the trucking industry, as they represent the fight between efforts to improve roadway safety (and [...]

New Rule for Trucks, Buses Could Save 50 Lives Each Year, DOT Says

Days ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that it has finalized a new rule mandating the inclusion of electronic stability control (ESC) systems on large buses and trucks (i.e., those exceeding 26,000 pounds). According to safety officials, each year this new rule (FMVSS No. 136) is in effect, it is expected to prevent [...]

Walmart Settles Truck Accident Lawsuit with Actor Tracy Morgan

A successful Denver truck accident lawyer discusses the recent settlement of a Walmart truck accident lawsuit involving Actor Tracy Morgan. Contact us if you’ve been hurt in a truck accident. Walmart and Actor Tracy Morgan have reportedly agreed upon a settlement in a truck accident lawsuit associated with a collision that occurred nearly [...]

Trucking Company Negligence & Truck Accidents: FAQs (Pt. 2)

Picking up from Trucking Company Negligence & Truck Accidents: FAQs (Pt. 1), below are some more responses to common questions about these types of cases. Trucking Company Negligence: Here’s What Else You May Need to Know Q: How long do trucking company negligence cases take to resolve? For experienced help pursuing trucking company negligence [...]

Trucking Company Negligence & Truck Accidents: FAQs (Pt. 1) 

Truck accidents can be among the most devastating traffic accidents that occur on U.S. roadways. What can make the aftermath of truck accidents far more difficult to bear, however, can be the knowledge that these accidents may have been prevented if other drivers – or even trucking companies themselves – had been more responsible and [...]

CO Trucking Company Shut Down by FMCSA for Violating Federal Trucking Regulations

Aurora, Colorado-based trucking company Sorbon Transport, Inc. (USDOT No. 2536669) has recently been ordered to shut down by federal trucking regulators at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA). As part of this order, which took effect near the end of February, the FMCSA: Declared Sorbon Transport to be an “imminent hazard to public safety” [...]

Random Drug Testing for Truckers Will Stay at 50% Rate in 2015, FMCSA Announces

Federal trucking regulators have recently announced that, in 2015, the rate of random drug testing for truckers will be maintained at 50 percent. While drivers of tractor-trailers, buses and other qualifying commercial vehicles will continue to face the same rates of randomized drug testing this year, officials at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) [...]