This year, Iowa took part in the annual International Roadcheck program focusing on the importance of hours-of-service compliance. The number of violations given to drivers of large trucks driving beyond the 14-hour limit grew substantially last year. Officials realized the need for driving safety implementation, for not only the drivers but the pedestrians they put […]
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The amount of daily vehicle deaths is unfathomable and with recent inclines, the National Safety Council needed to step in. The council proposed a report which demonstrates a plan of action that will take place over the next 30 years. Although car accidents make up a large majority of traffic deaths, the council put focus […]
CMA CGM reached a deal to receive 25% equity of CEVA Logistics. The France-based company is hoping to grow their shipping presence by entering into the logistics sector. The proposed investment is looking to continue momentum within the global shipping sector while it continues to establish and find its place. Late last week, Marseille, France-based […]
The trucking industry is becoming larger, with more people being hired all the time. In March of this year, employment has been on the rise by quite a bit, which means that even more truck drivers will be out there soon enough. With these newer. less experienced semi-truck drivers, it’s important to keep even more […]
It seems as though Arizona is not the only state trying to improve the freeway systems, and replacing bridges and making transportation better and more streamlined. Tennessee has a plan that will improve bridges throughout the state, which in turn can make them more safe when it comes to potential accidents, especially involving semi-trucks that […]
One of the Department of Transportation’s biggest roles is to regulate all modes of transportation to ensure safety, efficiency, and uniformity across the country. With that come new rules and regulations on a regular basis that are proposed and either accepted or rejected by government officials. Lately, President Trump has changed the game by stopping […]
In almost all types of car accidents, insurance companies or law enforcement (if allowed) will attempt to gather facts and information pertaining to the accident to determine fault and other things. An investigation can be fairly simple by going off of statements given or it can be more complicated by examining other factors. In semi […]
Unfortunately, semi truck accidents happen and can be devastating because of the size and weight of these vehicles. Sometimes, it is not clear how an accident occurred – just like the example in the article below. We know that if you or a loved one is involved in an accident with a semi truck, you […]
Sometimes people are not the only ones injured in semi truck accidents. Recently, a semi truck hauling thousands of honey bees was involved in an accident which, in turn crushed many of the boxes containing hives. Read the blog post from our sister website, Ernst Law Group, below for more details. Honey Bees Euthanized After […]
Those in the e-commerce and logistics industries are always looking for ways to improve trucking efficiency and safety. The latest efficiency improving method is an app created by Amazon. It’s called Relay, and it is aimed at helping truck drivers pick up and drop off packages from Amazon warehouses quicker. Since Amazon is a logistics […]
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