17 May, 2017

FMCSA Establishes Drug, Alcohol Clearinghouse for Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers

By | May 17th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ruled that a nationwide clearinghouse must be established so that employers can check if truck and bus drivers have violated drug and alcohol testing programs. This [...]

27 April, 2017

Several Injured in Oklahoma Oilfield Explosion

By | April 27th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

Several people were hurt in a Feb. 16, 2017 explosion that occurred in an oilfield near the Oklahoma town of Quinton, located in Pittsburg County. Several volunteer fire departments were dispatched to the scene, [...]

27 April, 2017

Safer Trucking Through Technology

By | April 27th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

The statistics regarding commercial truck accidents are discouraging, to say the least. Nearly 1,500 drivers were killed from 2014-2015 alone, and thousands more were severely injured. Thousands more who happened to be sharing the [...]

4 April, 2017

Worker Dies in North Dakota Oilfield Fire

By | April 4th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

Oilfield accidents are far too common, and many times they turn tragic. Yet another example is an accident that occurred in a North Dakota oilfield in January 2017, killing a 24-year-old worker. Yet Another [...]

4 April, 2017

Recent Timeline Shows Devastation of Texas Bus Accidents

By | April 4th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

The website of a San Antonio television station recently published a timeline of commercial bus accidents that have occurred in Texas since 2005. It was spurred by the latest incident, which claimed the lives [...]

15 February, 2017

Trucking Company Negligence Continues to Be a Major Problem

By | February 15th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

Either through a thirst for increased profits or simply a lack of concern for safety, trucking companies routinely put their drivers in danger – as well as the motorists who share the road with [...]

15 February, 2017

How to Choose a Lawyer After an Oilfield Accident Injury

By | February 15th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

When someone suffers an injury in an oilfield accident, the at-fault party or parties should be held responsible. It could be the employer for not ensuring a safe workplace, the manufacturer of a part [...]

8 February, 2017

Kansas Oilfield Explosion Injures Five – Two Critically

By | February 8th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

An oilfield explosion in Kansas in December injured five workers, with two of the injuries described as critical. According to a report, the accident occurred when the workers were changing heads on a pipe [...]

8 February, 2017

Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

By | February 8th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

Any type of trucking accident can be catastrophic, leading to life-altering injuries and tragic deaths. There are many common causes of these accidents, many of which occur due to the negligence of a trucking [...]

1 February, 2017

Truck Driver Loses Leg in North Carolina Trucking Accident

By | February 1st, 2017|Serious Accidents|

A Texas truck driver might have lost his leg, but he was able to survive a horrific trucking accident that occurred August 26 in North Carolina. He was traveling on Interstate 85 near Belmont, [...]

1 February, 2017

Oilfield Worker’s Death Blamed on Fall from Rig

By | February 1st, 2017|Serious Accidents|

A North Dakota medical examiner recently ruled that an oilfield worker died from abdominal, pelvic and chest injuries suffered in a fall from a workover rig. The fall occurred after an accident that resulted [...]

26 January, 2017

Improved Trucking Safety: It’s Just Good Business

By | January 26th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

A lot of trucking companies might only pay lip service to safety. But those that take it seriously not only make our city streets and highways a great deal safer, they can also save [...]