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FMSCA hosts meeting on trucking safety performance scoring program

September 7, 2017 - The Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) initiative aims to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities that are related to commercial motor vehicles, or CMVs. Read More


Beasley Allen files lawsuit involving fatal tractor trailer crash

June 6, 2017 - Beasley Allen is representing family members of individuals injured and killed when their vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler. Read More


Truck driver fatigue increases crash risks

March 16, 2017 - Truck driver fatigue is becoming a more apparent issue, but efforts to protect truck drivers and other travelers on America’s roadways are often thwarted. Read More


Jury finds for family of man killed in log truck crash

January 19, 2017 - A jury in Lowndes County Circuit Court found in favor of the family of Larry Albritton, who was killed Oct. 7, 2013, when he lost control of the log truck he was driving and crashed. Read More


Government hopes to address role speed plays in trucking accidents

December 29, 2016 - To help reduce the number of trucking accidents caused or worsened by high speeds, the NHTSA and the FMSCA have partnered to issue a joint proposed rule requiring the installation of... Read More


Beasley Allen files lawsuit for MPD officer Colley killed in 18-wheeler crash

May 29, 2015 - Beasley Allen has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of Montgomery Police Department officer David Lee Colley, who was killed in a collision with an 18-wheeler. Read More


Commercial truck driver deaths and injuries rising across the U.S.

March 25, 2015 - Some 317,000 crashes involving large trucks were reported in 2012, killing 700 truck drivers or their passengers and injuring about 26,000 others. The estimated cost of these crashes to the... Read More


New medical exam requirements for commercial drivers established by FMCSA

June 23, 2014 - Effective as of May 21, 2014, all U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) physicals must be performed by a qualified health professional listed on the National Registry of Certified... Read More


Don’t overlook broker and shipper liability in 18-wheeler crash cases

June 3, 2014 - In cases where you have a commercial carrier or driver responsible for a crash that injures or kills other drivers, do not overlook the area of broker liability. Read More


Obesity may increase risk factors for commercial drivers to be involved in a crash by nearly 50 percent

February 20, 2014 - A new study indicates that obesity in commercial truck drivers could contribute to a higher risk for them to be involved in an accident, particularly if they are new to the job. The study... Read More


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