Thousands of Truckers Test Positive for Marijuana, Cocaine, and Other Illegal Drugs

With truck and 18-wheeler accidents already killing and seriously injuring thousands of people every year, truck drivers operating under the influence of drugs and alcohol are the last thing anyone needs. Yet data collected by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse indicates a significant number of the nation’s truckers… Read more

More Delivery Truck Accidents with Online Shopping

During this coronavirus crisis we are advised to go grocery shopping once a week and to stay home whenever possible, which should mean less traffic and safer streets.  Children and teens, however, now use suburban roads as playgrounds and sports centers. And more home deliveries have turned these once quiet and safe streets into mini-highways…. Read more

Truck Safety Law Suspended May Do More Harm, Attorney has Solution

As the coronavirus has caused panicked people to hoard items such as toilet paper and hand sanitizers, pasta and frozen food, retailers and hospitals are pressured to maintain cleaning and medical supplies. Mainly because hospitals are running out of these essential items, an 82-year-old road safety law has been suspended for some truck drivers.  But… Read more

More Truckers Sleeping at the Wheel on Highways and Byways

Truck driver fatigue all too often results in truck crash injuries and truck accident deaths. Adding to such tragedy, truck accidents caused by fatigue are preventable. Traffic experts, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) cite trucker fatigue as one of the leading causes of truck crashes. Why are so many truckers driving drowsy?… Read more

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