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Federal Bill Aims to Increase Policy Limits for Catastrophic Truck Accidents

It has been over 30 years since the minimum insurance requirement for commercial trucks has seen an increase. The policy minimum of $750,000 has remained unchanged since the 1980s. Raising the limits for insurance on commercial trucks is an acknowledgment of the terrible personal loss that is often the result of a collision with a […]

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Federal Agency Waives CDL Requirements for Military Veterans Returning as Truckers

Since 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has waived some requirements for veterans to obtain a commercial driver’s license. The initiative has encouraged some trucking companies to actively recruit veterans who may offer a variety of advantages, such as an increased work ethic and dedication to the job. Due to the ongoing shortage of […]

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Truck and Bicycle Accidents Increase in 2012

Although traffic fatalities decreased in the United States to the lowest historical rates in some localities, more bicyclists and commercial truck drivers died in 2012 than in previous years. Statistics have indicated a link between the number of miles driven and the number of traffic fatalities. The recent decrease in traffic fatalities coincides with a […]

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Local Tractor Trailer Accident Results in Traffic Delays but No Serious Injuries

A recent Tampa truck accident involving an overturned truck and several crushed cars shocked passing drivers with the appearance of having caused numerous injuries. Fortunately, the collision only involved a tractor trailer that had lost control and overturned while hauling a number of vehicles down the interstate. Michael Hall was driving the truck for International […]

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