Personal Injury

Safety Regulations And Adverse Weather

Any driver of any vehicle, much less trucks, knows that when the weather is bad extra precaution must be taken in the operation of the vehicle. This is especially true for large tractor-trailer trucks that are much heavier in weight and therefore more difficult to slow down. The Federal Motor […]

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Minibus On Highway

Large Vans Subject to Rollover

The alarming rate of deadly crashes involving 15- passenger vans has been the subject of calls for action by consumer groups for years. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration show there were 1,090 fatalities between 1997 and 2006 in 15-passenger vans, 688 of those in rollovers. Recently, three […]

Georgia Trucking Accidents can Result from Sleep Disorders

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is warning commercial drivers about the dangers of sleep apnea as authorities work to reduce the risk of commercial trucking accidents in Georgia and elsewhere. Our Atlanta trucking accident lawyers have reported here before on the rules in place to help ensure truck drivers […]

Obese Man Suffering From Sleep Apnea

Trucking Accidents in Atlanta and Elsewhere Show Increase

About 73 percent of the people who were killed in trucking accidents in Atlanta and elsewhere were the occupants of the other involved vehicles in 2014. That according to new statistics released by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The battle between a large, commercial truck and one of our passenger […]

Minimum Federal Qualifications For Truck Drivers

The federal qualification for commercial truck drivers are set forth at 49 C.F.R. § 391. The rules in this part specify minimum duties of motor carriers with respect to the required qualifications of their employee/drivers. In order to be qualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle, a driver must meet […]

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Log Truck

Falling Cargo From Interstate Motor Carriers

All drivers know that our interstate highways are crowded with trucking companies hauling cargo to destinations throughout the United States. The Code of Federal Regulations addresses requirements for proper cargo securement. These regulations are found at Title 49, Chapter 3, Parts 392.9 and 393.1 through 393.136. These cargo securement regulations […]

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Atlanta Truck Crashes a Heightened Risk Amid Summer Travel

As many families are gearing up for summer travel plans, our Atlanta truck accident lawyers want to urge extra caution, particularly while sharing the road with these large commercial vehicles. The risk of serious injury or death increases exponentially when one of these behemoths is involved in the wreck.Many times, […]

Commercial Tractor-Trailer Safety in Georgia an Investment for Trucking Companies

“Safety is Good Business — Crashes Hurt the Bottom Line” That’s the message to trucking companies from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, as the federal watchdog makes a pocketbook appeal aimed at reducing the risk of semi accidents in Georgia and throughout the country. Safety is good business because […]

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Feds Want Safer Motorcoaches in Georgia

Many times when we talk about “trucking accidents,” we’re referring to those behemoth semi-trucks and tractor-trailers that we see so frequently on the highway. However, our Atlanta truck accident lawyers understand that concerns have been raised with regard to other larger commercial vehicles, including motor coaches and large vans. These […]