23 June, 2016

Trucking Training Time Minimums Stir Debate

By | June 23rd, 2016|Serious Accidents|

Efforts are being made to establish federal standards for truck driver training, but the debate over the minimum hours trainees should spend behind-the-wheel remains a source of contention, according to a recent article on [...]

3 June, 2016

Tennessee Trucker Racks Up 3 Million Accident-Free Miles

By | June 3rd, 2016|Serious Accidents|

Tennessee truck driver Danny Smith was recently honored for achieving an incredible milestone of 3 million consecutive accident-free miles. The Shelbyville (TN) Times-Gazette recently interviewed Smith, who shared the approach that has made him [...]

5 April, 2016

NTSB Recommends Collision Avoidance Technology be Made Standard on All New Vehicles

By | April 5th, 2016|Serious Accidents|

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a press release on June 8 recommending collision avoidance technology become standard on all new vehicles – both passenger and commercial. The release announced the publication of [...]

1 October, 2014

Trucking and Texting Don’t Mix:  Why Federal Law Bans Most Cell Phone Use for Truck and Bus Drivers

By | October 1st, 2014|Serious Accidents|

Texting and using a cell phone while driving (commonly referred to as "distracted driving") has become a hot-button issue. From educational campaigns, to laws banning certain cell phone use while driving, and stories of [...]

19 September, 2014

Fracking and Fatalities: The Drastic Increase in Deadly Trucking Accidents During An Oil and Gas Boom

By | September 19th, 2014|Serious Accidents|

Unsafe trucks and fatigued truck drivers are a danger to everyone on the road. Statistics recently released by the Texas Department of Transportation confirm that the boom in fracking over the last several years [...]