Unsafe Commercial Motor Vehicles

autonomous trucks are becoming the new reality

Trucking accounts for over 70% of American freight. In 2017, the U.S Department of Transportation estimated that more than 49 million tons of goods valued at more than $53 billion is moved in trucks nationwide every day, and those numbers have only gone up since then. But despite the fact…

automatic emergency braking for commercial vehicles

Industry adoption to proven safety standard continues to face lackluster acceptance The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), recently released its latest study on the adoption of Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) systems on commercial vehicles. The study, according to the…

As a regulatory deadline loomed, truckers staged a last minute protest against a rule meant for safer roads in Houston and nationally. The long awaited deadline for truckers to have electronic logging devices installed on their big rigs happened yesterday and drivers around the country staged protests hoping to delay…

Passenger vehicle crashes underneath a big rig trailer are usually fatal. Guards on the back of 18 wheelers meant to prevent these horrific accidents are inadequate, causing deaths in Texas and across America. Passenger vehicle crashes underneath a big rig trailer are usually fatal. Guards on the back of 18…

biloxi train crash

This month’s terrible train and tour bus accident in Biloxi, Mississippi illustrates the skill needed by investigators and attorneys to diligently seek justice. Last week’s terrible train and tour bus accident in Biloxi, Mississippi illustrates the skill needed by investigators and attorneys to diligently seek justice. Though this commercial accident…