Year: 2016

Classic big rig semi truck in dark red and flat bed semi trailer going to warehouse for loading cargo

Recently, KHOU.com in Houston published a video showing a truck taking what was described as the “wildest ride.” The video depicted a truck carrying a massive load of materials. The truck’s load was not balanced, and the cargo shifted to the passenger side of the truck. The shifting of the weight made the…

The truck runs on the highway

Preventing truck accidents is an important goal, and Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have joined forces to propose a new rule which could save lives. The rule, which could cost trucking employees an estimated $1.5 billion, is supported by  the American Trucking Association and…

Lorry with new cars driving on motorway

Texas is one of many states to raise its speed limit since 2011. In raising the maximum speed limit, Texas has become part of a “national trend,” on rising limits, as more and more locations throughout the U.S. have decided to allow motorists to go faster lawfully. In fact, Star Tribune reports Texas…

Truck Convoy Sunrise

Preventing truck accidents should be a top goal for trucking companies considering the grave consequences when collisions do occur. Victims can lose their lives or suffer permanent injury in truck crashes, while trucking companies can become responsible for the costs and consequences of the damage. Many trucking companies take steps to try…

truck moves on highway

Trucking companies are responsible for actions their drivers take on-the-job. As a result of the potential for liability if driver negligence causes a crash, trucking companies should make sure drivers are fully trained and well-qualified. Unfortunately, a shortage of truck drivers is growing worse by the day and many trucking…