Unsafe Commercial Motor Vehicles

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…

dangerous intersection

Many states hide engineering studies on dangerous roads and intersections. While the safety improvement of the roadways slows, people suffer more tragic accidents. Many states hide engineering studies on dangerous roads and intersections. While the safety improvement of the roadways slows, people suffer more tragic accidents – and it can…

highway at night

Sleep deprivation can be deadly on Texas roads: especially when a semi-truck is involved. Sleep deprivation can be deadly on Texas roads: especially when a semi-truck is involved. Whether it involves an interstate truck traveling from state to state, or an intrastate truck traveling in-state, drivers who get less than…