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Highway Safety: Rules Requiring Rest for Tired Truckers at Risk

Paying attention to your own driving can be hard for a number of reasons: bad weather, trackless tires, and distractions in your own vehicle. Paying attention to other drivers on the road is a priority, but it cannot be the only focus. When you’re driving on the highway, it is important to pay attention to truckers and giving them the space they need to maneuver, but how do you know when a trucker has been sleep deprived? Although there were

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Defective Equipment Causing Truck Accidents

Truck accidents aren’t always caused by driving negligence. Every day poorly maintained trucks alone lead to deadly and serious collisions. As a matter of fact, the Department of Transportation has reports that show nearly 30 percent of all collisions are caused by malfunctions with a truck’s brake system. The Department of Transportation, in 2010, instituted a CSA (Compliance Safety Accountability) program to further ensure the security of big rigs on our nation’s highways. Every truck has to be CSA compliant,

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