12 Students Announced as Winners of 2021 Road Safety Student Art Contest by U.S. Department of Transportation

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In addition to enforcing national safety regulations for 18-wheelers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sponsors an art contest (https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/OurRoadsArtContest) where students around the country submit artwork to promote road safety. After gathering submissions from students in all grades nationally, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg recently announced
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Revisions to Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse proposed by the FMCSA in 2021

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The Biden administration recently released a list of the next major regulatory issues to be addressed in the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. One of the major items on the list is a proposal by the FMCSA to make revisions to the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse system and related rules.   The
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What are the restrictions for Truck Drivers in Winter Weather?

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The recent winter vortex has brought hazardous weather across the United States. From power outages in Texas to a negative 30 degree windchill across the Midwest, the extreme temperatures created serious safety hazards. In addition to the dangerous temperatures, winter storms also brought snow and ice that covered major interstates and highways. There seemed to
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Obtaining my CDL: Gaining additional insight into Truck Accident Cases

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Last month I had the opportunity to complete the CDL program through DCCC to obtain my official CDL license. You might be wondering why an attorney would want to take a truck driving class and get a CDL? Let me explain. As a truck accident attorney, I felt it was important to get first-hand experience
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The Country Lawyer and the DMV

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This Country Lawyer is not used to waiting for much of anything. Rural Kansas is not big on lines but Covid has put a bit of a kink in things. I found myself at the end of a long line to register that new motorcycle that showed up in my garage. On folding chairs six
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