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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Federal “Safety Blitz” Across 12 States Aimed to Improve Enforcement of Safety Regulations

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The main federal agency that oversees regulations of semi trucks and heavy commercial vehicles, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”), is conducting a 3-day “safety blitz” across 12 states from August 3rd to August 5th. The safety blitz is part of the “SafeDRIVE” effort that helps state and federal organizations work together to conduct
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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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Walking Into Tragedy: Death of a Parent

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My job often entails walking into a tragedy and then trying to help a family through the difficult terrain of the legal system. Often, my cases involve the death of a parent. There is no amount of money that will ever come close to compensating for this loss. But even more importantly, there are real
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Who is Responsible For Accidents Involving Falling Cargo?

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As a truck accident attorney, I often hear the question, ‘What happens if something falls off of a semi-trailer and causes a crash, injury or death?’ The answer is complicated, as are the cases in most instances. The responsible party can be hard to pinpoint. It’s likely that several people and/or companies are responsible for
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