Cab guards: The deception

June 21, 2017 - Because cab guards are marketed as effective at preventing drivers from being crushed by shifting cargo, thousands of log trucks use cab guards. Few people realize aluminum guards are too... Read More

Cab guards: A history

June 14, 2017 - The earliest concept of a cab guard for heavy trucks, called a “truck driver protection shield,” dates back to at least 1960. Read More

Sharing the road: be aware of dangers with large trucks

June 7, 2017 - Truck driving consistently ranks among the deadliest occupations in the country, reports, with an 11.2 percent increase in truck driver deaths since 2011. 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

Imported tires pose a threat to consumer safety

May 19, 2017 - Design defects in tires imported from foreign countries, particularly China, are injuring American drivers. Read More

Proper helmet use can reduce risk of serious injury, death in motorcycle crashes

May 10, 2017 - Motorcyclists need to take additional safety precautions, including proper use of helmets, to reduce their risk of serious injuries and death. Read More

Fall hazards continue to pose risk to workers

May 3, 2017 - Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Read More

GM’s Bid To Block Ignition-Switch Suits Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

April 25, 2017 - GM lost its bid Monday to bar hundreds of ignition-switch lawsuits when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the automaker’s appeal claiming it isn’t liable for pre-bankruptcy filings. Read More

Automakers knowingly continue to install defective Takata airbags

April 21, 2017 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates only about 13.6 million of the 46 million defective airbags have been repaired, leaving millions driving cars with a... Read More

Commercial truck tires must be up to par to protect public safety on the roads

April 14, 2017 - Commercial truck tires have a lot riding on them; people’s livelihoods and even lives depend on their proper functioning. Read More

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