Category Archives: Commercial truck company

FMCSA proposal would extend deadline for keeping med certificate record

According to the proposed rule published in Tuesday’s Federal Register, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will keep in effect until Jan. 30, 2014, the requirement that CDL holders keep a paper copy of the medical examiner’s certificate. Interstate motor … Continue Reading

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Driver fatigue causes accidents

Unfortunately, too many truck drivers continue to drive when they are exhausted.  Most trucking companies pay their drivers when he or she makes delivery.  Did you know that 40% of truck accidents are because of driver fatigue?  The Federal government … Continue Reading

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Truck accident responsibility

Truck accidents happen every day in Florida.  Having an accident with an 18-wheeler can cause serious injury and sometimes death.  A passenger vehicle has little chance of survival against a fully loaded 18-wheeler.   Under Federal Law, Title 49, Chapter … Continue Reading

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