FMCSA Cancels Emergency HOS Waiver – Finally
In March of 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an emergency hours-of-service waiver. This waiver followed the national emergency declared by President Trump due to COVID-19. In the last two years that the waiver was introduced, it was modified or extended over 10 times. This year, the agency decided to quietly let…Read More
What Are Wireless Backup Cameras for Commercial Trucks?
Of all the pieces of technology designed to make driving safer, the backup camera might be the “best” one. Not only does it help drivers maneuver in tight spaces, but it keeps other people safe, too. And unlike tech such as lane assist, backup cameras aren’t always running; they only come on when you’re in…Read More
I Was Hit by a Delivery Truck in Charlotte. What Are My Rights?
With online shopping becoming more the norm, there seem to be more delivery trucks on the road, which means there is greater potential for more accidents. Truck drivers working for companies such as Amazon, UPS and FedEx often face tight delivery schedules and often resort to unsafe driving practices to meet a deadline. These trucks…Read More
Can a New Device Prevent Distracted Driving Among Truck Drivers?
It’s no secret that distracted driving is a major cause of automobile accidents in America. From answering your phone, to changing the music, to zoning out thinking about dinner, distracted driving takes many forms. For those who are on the road for long periods of time, such as truck drivers, this can prove to be…Read More
What Are Common Injuries From Truck Accidents?
Truck accidents cause serious injuries to the truck drivers, the occupants of any other vehicles on the road, pedestrians, and bicycle riders. The injuries are often catastrophic and/or permanent because when trucks crash, they often roll over, jackknife, or spread across the highway. Most car occupants are lucky to survive a collision. Some of the…Read More