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) [...]

$30M in FMCSA State Grants Will Help Advance Real-Time Safety Technologies

Earlier this month, officials with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that they will be making $30 million available via state grants as part of their effort to help states: Modernize their technological infrastructures related to vehicle safety Better disseminate real-time safety information to law enforcement officials and roadside inspectors. As FMCSA Acting [...]

When Negligence Causes Delivery Truck Accidents

Despite the fact that delivery trucks are vital to transportation of mail and goods, the drivers of these trucks – and sometimes even the companies who employ them – are not always as diligent as they should be about: When any type of negligence contributes to delivery truck accidents, our Boulder truck accident attorneys [...]

Car versus Truck Accidents: Causes of Underride Truck Accidents

Underride truck accidents are among the deadliest types of car versus truck accidents that can occur and cause about 25 percent of all truck accident deaths. Underride truck accidents refer to car versus truck accidents that occur when passenger vehicles get clipped by and trapped beneath trucks (i.e., cars “ride under” trucks). These [...]